All posts tagged "NI Assembly"
William Irwin to contest Newry & Armagh for DUP as Ukip also enters Assembly race
No less than 10 candidates so far are now known to be contesting the Newry and Armagh constituency in the forthcoming...
Constituency’s longest serving MLA to contest Newry & Armagh for UUP
Veteran Ulster Unionist Danny Kennedy is hoping to regain the Newry and Armagh seat he has held since the Northern Ireland...
Green Party to run Assembly election candidates in Newry & Armagh and Upper Bann
The Green Party is to run candidates in all 18 constituencies at the Northern Ireland Assembly elections in May. The party, which...
Vote passes to ban smoking in cars when children on board
A ban on smoking in cars with children on board has been passed in the Northern Ireland Assembly tonight (Monday). It...
New weapon in rural crime fight to be trialled in Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon areas
A forensic marking device – to prevent and detect theft from farms – is to be given its pilot in the...
Markethill/ 7 years ago
College driving simulators ‘worth exploring’ in bid to reduce road fatalities
Consideration could be given to introducing driving simulators in colleges in a bid to reduce the number of fatalities among young...
New bill will see struggling sports clubs benefit from 100% rates relief
Struggling community amateur sports club are to benefit from enhanced rates relief. New legislation introduced in the Assembly will allow the...
Diesel marker has fuel laundering gangs stumped in attempts to remove it
A marker aimed at combatting fuel laundering appears to have the criminal gangs stumped. Attempts to try and remove it have...
Newly qualified drivers to be subject to night-time passenger curfew
Newly qualified drivers in Northern Ireland will now be forced into a night-time curfew when carrying young passengers. A Bill passed...
Bessbrook/ 7 years ago
Assembly hears calls for stronger court sentences as business crime deterrent
Courts need to adopt a policy of imposing sentences that act as both a punishment and deterrent. The assertion was made...
Kennedy to meet Minister over Newry & Armagh rates appeals concerns
Three per cent of all businesses in Northern Ireland lodged appeals against their new rates bills in just a six month...
News/ 8 years ago
Minister says crime risk to the elderly ‘very low’ but fear remains high
The risk of older people falling victim to crime here is “very low”. That’s according to Justice Minister David Ford, who...