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Praise for Newry and Mourne Ethnic Minority Initiative

19 March, 2008

Newry City Councillor Marian Mathers has praised the recent publication of an information booklet for ethnic minorities in the Newry and Mourne area.

Cllr Mathers said:

"It is a practical initiative. The publication contains details of forthcoming events and advice seminars focused on issues such as Tax Credits, How to get a job, Housing and Environmental Health, Family Health and English Language Classes and Employment Rights.

"The Support Centre will also play a leading role in providing advice and direction to those new members of the community from various countries and ethnic backgrounds."

Note to Editors

The information in the booklet is in Polish, Lithuanian, Russian, Latvian, and Portuguese. The Newry and Mourne Ethnic Minority Support Centre is based at 74 Hill Street Newry, Telephone 02830252544.

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