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Month: April 2019

Apr 29
Greater Newry Area Business Awards.

Newry BID are delighted to sponsor the category for Best Customer Service (Independent Retailer) at this year’s Greater Newry Area Business Awards. Organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade, this prestigious Award Ceremony recognises and rewards the region’s Business Community and encourages Businesses to acknowledge their own successes & Achievements. To Enter the Awards […]

Apr 16
Newry Train and Bus Stations Win Platinum In The SPIRIT Of Translink Facility Awards

Seven Translink stations have received Platinum SPIRIT of Translink Facility Awards, with Newry train station scoring 100%. Newry Buscentre also achieved a Platinum award. The Awards, in partnership with Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, are judged across key criteria assessing resource efficiency, energy and carbon, biodiversity, health and wellbeing activities; stakeholder, employee and community engagement as […]

Apr 16
Newry City Half Marathon 2019

The 2019 Newry City Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 26th May at 10am. Race numbers will be capped at 1000 and is expected to sell out well in advance so organisers “Newry City Runners” encourage everyone to enter early to avoid disappointment. Register Now at: https://www.active.com/…/dis…/newry-city-half-marathon-2019… Relay There is no relay category in […]

Apr 13
Performance Management Workshop

Newry BID in partnership with Prestige HR had another successful workshop at The Hub on Performance Management. This short workshop was aimed at those who manage the Performance and Appraisal of employees. The workshop covered the personal side of appraisals, the importance of ongoing monitoring and how to address the difficulties that can arise from Performance Management. FREE Courses […]

Apr 13
Absence Management Workshop

Newry BID in partnership with Prestige HR recently had a very successful workshop at The Hub on Absence Management. This short workshop covered, What is Absence? The Types of Absence (long-term vs short-term), The Main Causes of Absence,  Promoting Wellbeing Strategies, Return to Work Interviews and Taking Formal Action. Many BID Members attended from a variety of […]

Apr 13
Cross Border Tourism Conference

Newry BID recently attended a Cross Border Tourism Conference in Carlingford. At this event, guest speakers emphasised the importance of advertising and effective marketing tools, identified practical examples of thriving Tourist locations, how to develop sustainable Tourism products and how to get more Tourism customers. A good informative networking event with some very useful tips […]

Apr 13
Newry No Deal EU Exit Event

Newry BID in partnership with Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade invited the UK Government’s Border Delivery Group to Newry. At this event, the UK Government set out its approach to avoiding a Hard Border between Northern Ireland and Ireland if the UK leaves the EU with a No Deal. This was a very informative […]

Apr 13
Mental Health Awareness Training Course

Newry BID provided a Mental Health Awareness Training Course for BID Members at First Derivatives newly opened offices at Marcus Square, Hill Street, Newry. This training was delivered by Health Matters who covered the risk factors that may contribute to the development of a Mental Health problem, how staff can support others who are experiencing […]

Apr 13
Mother’s Day Competition Winner

Congratulations to our Mother’s Day Competition Winner who received a voucher for afternoon tea for two at Canal Court Hotel, a free skin consultation and mini make over from The Body Shop, as well as £40 worth of products to choose from while in store after her makeover. Pictured below is Jade being presented with […]

Apr 04
Newry Helping The Homeless

Newry Helping The Homeless – Hope Thru Soap – UTV (Ulster) The People’s Projects  ‘Newry Helping The Homeless’ are in the process of gaining Votes to receive funding from The People’s Projects. This Project will help to improve hygiene & well-being for homeless people, raise awareness of homelessness in the community and attract new volunteers. […]