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Month: November 2015

Nov 04
BIDding for a better future

Newry BID Project Manager recently hosted a week of workshops and consultations inviting local businesses to consult and contribute their ideas as to how they would spend a potential BID pot of money to improve the city centre. A BID, or Business Improvement District to give it its full title, is an organisation elected into […]

Nov 04
NEWRY AS A BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT – HOW WE GOT HERE

The Newry BID team completed an in-depth research and analytical phase gathering data, carrying out market research with stakeholders and hosting seminars and workshops to establish business needs, areas for improvement and potential BID Projects.  This information was been presented initially in our Consultation Paper which led to the development of Newry City’s first Business Plan […]

Nov 04
NEWRY BID RESULTS

On the 25th September 2015, the Newry City business community was asked to vote on whether or not it wanted a Business Improvement District for Newry. A Business Improvement District (BID) is a not-for-profit organisation set up to improve the trading environment for businesses and raise the profile of the City. The BID is accountable […]

Nov 04
NEWRY BID NEWSLETTER

#5 Spring /Summer 2016 YOUR CITY.  YOUR VISION WELCOME! Welcome readers to our fifth newsletter which is the first to be issued since the Newry BID Company formed in March this year. The Newry BID Company is now established and ready for business! We have received start-up funding, put our board in place, invited sub-committee […]

Nov 04
NEWRY BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BALLOT ANNOUNCEMENT DATE

  The BID Ballot opened on the 25th September and closes on the 5th November at 5pm.  This is a postal vote so votes must be returned by this time if they are to count.  If you have not received BID Ballot papers, you are asked to contact the Newry BID office as soon as […]