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#Newtownards

# newtownards - Friday 12 November, 2021

Four men arrested in relation to hijacking and burning of bus in Co Down
# PSNI
# PSNI

Four men arrested in relation to hijacking and burning of bus in Co Down

Nov 12th 2021, 12:06 PM 5,409 Views 4 Comments

PSNI detectives have said that the incident was carried out by members of a local faction of the UVF.

# newtownards - Monday 1 November, 2021

DUP leader condemns paramilitary 'thugs and hoods' involved in Down bus burning
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

DUP leader condemns paramilitary 'thugs and hoods' involved in Down bus burning

Updated Nov 1st 2021, 6:20 PM 44,554 Views 45 Comments

Masked men poured fuel over the vehicle before setting it alight.

# newtownards - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Three arrested on suspicion of rape after woman assaulted by a number of men in Down
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

Three arrested on suspicion of rape after woman assaulted by a number of men in Down

Updated Sep 15th 2019, 1:15 PM 30,352 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred this morning in Newtownards.

# newtownards - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Man injured jumping from building to escape hammer-wielding raiders in Co Down
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

Man injured jumping from building to escape hammer-wielding raiders in Co Down

Dec 16th 2018, 6:46 PM 13,837 Views 6 Comments

Three others were also assaulted in the violent robbery.

# newtownards - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down

Nov 8th 2018, 4:30 PM 26,925 Views 64 Comments

Two men have been released on bail.

# newtownards - Monday 29 October, 2018

Hate crime investigation after men in KKK hoods and costumes seen in Co Down town
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

Hate crime investigation after men in KKK hoods and costumes seen in Co Down town

Oct 29th 2018, 12:37 PM 52,211 Views 125 Comments

The men were reportedly seen outside an Islamic Prayer Centre and inside at least one bar.

# newtownards - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Appeal after occupants barricade themselves in bedroom while masked men ransack home
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Appeal after occupants barricade themselves in bedroom while masked men ransack home

Oct 28th 2018, 11:50 AM 22,352 Views 20 Comments

The incident happened at a house at High Street in Portaferry last night.

# newtownards - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Pig's head left at door of Islamic Centre in Down
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

Pig's head left at door of Islamic Centre in Down

Aug 24th 2017, 10:50 PM 19,401 Views 206 Comments

There were also two cases of graffiti that are being treated as hate crimes.

# newtownards - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road
# Co Down
# Co Down

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road

Feb 26th 2017, 6:45 PM 17,723 Views 7 Comments

Two men aged 19 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# newtownards - Friday 15 July, 2016

Police appeal for information after suspicious death of mother of four
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

Police appeal for information after suspicious death of mother of four

Jul 15th 2016, 6:21 PM 20,685 Views 3 Comments

Joanne Thompson was found at her home in Newtownards on Wednesday morning.

# newtownards - Thursday 21 January, 2016

"A beautiful, kind little boy": 6-year-old road crash victim named as Joshua Kelly
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

"A beautiful, kind little boy": 6-year-old road crash victim named as Joshua Kelly

Jan 21st 2016, 1:50 PM 53,421 Views 17 Comments

The PSNI is appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.

# newtownards - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Stones and fireworks thrown at police outside talk by former IRA bomber
# Skainos Centre
# Skainos Centre

Stones and fireworks thrown at police outside talk by former IRA bomber

Jan 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 8,853 Views 12 Comments

The talk was being given by Patrick Magee on the Newtownards Road. Police were injured in the incident.

# newtownards - Friday 28 June, 2013

Five diggers set on fire in Down arson attack
# Arson
# Arson

Five diggers set on fire in Down arson attack

Jun 28th 2013, 11:41 AM 4,330 Views 10 Comments

The cabs of all five vehicles were destroyed in the incident, police have said.

# newtownards - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Police in Co Down investigating counterfeit notes scam
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Police in Co Down investigating counterfeit notes scam

Apr 2nd 2013, 5:24 PM 6,157 Views 4 Comments

Fake £20 notes have been used a number of times in local shops in the Newtownards area.

# newtownards - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Belfast violence is being "orchestrated by loyalist paramilitaries"
# Flags
# Flags

Belfast violence is being "orchestrated by loyalist paramilitaries"

Jan 6th 2013, 1:05 PM 9,346 Views 147 Comments

The head of the Police Federation of Northern Ireland said loyalist paramilitaries have hijacked the flags protests and are using “any excuse” to attack the police.

# newtownards - Saturday 8 December, 2012

House and car of Alliance Party councillor attacked in NI violence
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

House and car of Alliance Party councillor attacked in NI violence

Dec 8th 2012, 1:38 PM 4,090 Views 24 Comments

The councillor urged those orchestrating recent attacks to stop “before somebody is killed”.

# newtownards - Monday 1 October, 2012

Man, 30, held over fatal assault on Co Down man
# Co. Down
# Co. Down

Man, 30, held over fatal assault on Co Down man

Oct 1st 2012, 7:38 AM 5,084 Views 1 Comment

David Mills, 47, was attacked at about 12:45am in the Dromore St area of Ballynahinch and died yesterday morning.

# newtownards - Monday 30 April, 2012

Three in court over badger baiting
# Badgers
# Badgers

Three in court over badger baiting

Apr 30th 2012, 1:01 PM 6,037 Views 37 Comments

The bloodsport is illegal in the UK and Ireland, but what is it? And who does it?