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May 21
Hill Street Road Closure 22/05/2024

There will be a road closure on Hill Street this Wednesday 22nd of May from 12.30pm-2.00pm to allow for the visit of Little Amal presented by the Walk. This event will be very positive for the area and increase footfall throughout the day. For more information please see the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council […]

May 14
MAY Newry BID Newsletter

Newry Half Marathon Advertising Opportunities If any member businesses would like to have an advertisement banner along the Newry Half-Marathon site please contact to arrange further details. Newry, Mourne & Down District Council draft Corporate Plan 2024-2027 Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is out to public consultation on the draft Corporate Plan 2024-2027. […]

May 13
Newry BID- Focus on Business Rates Campaign

Background: Newry BID has led the call locally for Business Rates reform. The continuing rising cost of doing business in Newry (and other town and city centres) is set against a backdrop of lower footfall, changing shopping habits and the increase of online/out of town retail. Many businesses in the city centre have faced a […]

Apr 24
Music in Nature

Newry BID is delighted to support a new city wide initiative to transform boring utility boxes into works of art. The project will see different community groups deciding the theme and concept for each box. Magnet Young Adult Centre working with talented local artist, Zippy, is the first group to see their inspired artwork designs […]

Apr 18
Traffic Notice

A large parade is due to take place in Newry on Friday 19 April. The route will take participants along Belfast Road to Downshire Road then along Church Avenue, Windsor Hill, Sandys Street, back onto Downshire Road for dispersal at the Orange Hall. Traffic will be impacted in these areas from around 7pm until 10pm. […]

Apr 09
Chief Constable meets BID members to learn about success of BID PSNI Partnership

PSNI Chief Constable Jon Boutcher met a delegation of BID members this week to hear about the success of the BID PSNI partnership whereby the BID funds on average 16 officer days a month to focus on BID members concerns which are typically retail crime, anti-social behaviour and abuse towards BID members staff. The businesses […]

Apr 08
Newry BID Newsletter

Newry Mourne and Down LMP (Labour Market Partnership) would like to invite you to a free business masterclass in either Newry or Downpatrick, offering expert practical guidance and advice to businesses.  Key themes that will be covered include brand awareness, visual merchandising, digital marketing, upselling, online selling, customer service, and employment retention. Well-known business journalist […]

Mar 21
Flooding Hardship Fund Open

The purpose of the Flooding Hardship Scheme is to provide support to businesses and some other non-domestic premises that were impacted by the flooding in October/November 2023 but were not eligible for the previous £7,500 payment or the Enhanced Flood Support Scheme. The Flooding Hardship Scheme is open for applications and closes on 29 March […]

Feb 20
Newry BID Newsletter Feb 2024

BID members Employer/Work Coach Breakfast morning 29th Feb 2024Our members constantly feedback to us the challenges around recruiting staff and skills gaps Newry BID in partnership with our member Newry Jobs & Benefits offices has organized an information breakfast on 29th Feb 2024, 8.45 am to 10.00 am. for BID members with Jobs and Benefits […]

Jan 18
Flood Update – Jan 2024

Good afternoon, We have just received the following information in relation to the next round of support for businesses impacted by recent flooding.  Please be aware that this has not been formally announced yet. The final detail could change up until the application process formally opens, however it is likely to be a good indication of […]