Stories By Donal McMahon, Local Democracy Reporter
Newry/ 2 days ago
Employment dispute at Newry Council set to run into third month
An employment dispute at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council (NMDDC) look set to run in to its third month as...
Newry/ 2 days ago
Woodland trail in Newry has become drinking den and fly-tipping hot-spot
A Newry woodland trail is to become the focus of a new joint council and PSNI strategy to tackle fly-tipping and...
Newry/ 5 days ago
Christmas lights bill doubles but Council won’t cut back
A Northern Ireland council will not make any cuts to its Christmas illuminations plans despite revealing its festive electricity bill almost...
Newry/ 6 days ago
Newry parent concerned for child safety on road like a ‘race track’
A Newry parent has warned speeding drivers using a residential road like a “race track” will soon “injure or kill a...
Newry/ 2 weeks ago
Employment dispute in Newry Council runs in second month without agreement
An employment dispute at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council (NMDDC) is running in to its second month as talks fail...
Bessbrook/ 1 month ago
Council and union talks go on as confirmation normal services resumed on Monday
Trade unions and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are said to be “poles apart” on an employment dispute with crucial...
Council chairman demands ‘no more empty promises’ ahead of Daisy Hill public rally
The chairman of Newry, Mourne and Down Council has demanded “no more empty promises” from the Southern Trust on the future...
Boat removed from Newry Canal three months after it sank causing city power outage
An electricity outage that saw the scoreboard at county GAA match go blank is being linked to the removal of a...
Industrial action across Newry district to continue into next week as negotiations stall
Industrial action at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council (NMD) will extend into next week as confidential negotiations have failed to...
Public consultation on plans to develop new state of the art ‘Innovation Centre’ in Newry
One of Northern Ireland’s largest educators has launched a public consultation on plans to develop a new state of the art...
‘Unacceptable’ as boat remains in Newry Canal three months after sinking
Newry, Mourne and Down Council has been criticised over a three month failure to remove a sunken boat from a canal...
Lurgan/ 2 months ago
Moira ‘park and ride’ facility with over 400 spaces to be ‘priority’ for new council
A long awaited Co Down ‘park and ride’ facility with over 400 spaces will be a “priority” in a new mandated...