Local community support charity helps individuals and families get through and get ahead 19th October 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has served a devastating blow for charities across Northern Ireland, many reluctantly, reduced services or closed their doors. Yet charities continue to be a crucial safety net for many. Local community support charity, Bolster Community today […]
It has been confirmed this morning that additional restrictions will come into force across Northern Ireland from Friday 16th October. No detail in relation to support for businesses impacted has been announced this morning. The Executive will meet again tomorrow and will outline details of what support may be available. Newry BID is here to support […]
You will have undoubtedly heard about the greater Newry area featuring prominently on the Covid infections league table. This is a matter of serious concern both from a public health perspective and given the increased livelihood of the introduction of further restrictions which would undoubtedly harm our local economy. We strongly urge our members and […]
Please find the Expression of Interest form here (EOI (blank form) Covid 19 Recovery Revitilisation Scheme) for Grant Funding scheme approved to help businesses deal with Covid-19. The process is as follows: Complete Expression of Interest and return by noon on August 28th. The formal application will follow. Subject to approval – accept Letter of […]
As the tourism industry starts to open up again after lockdown, there is welcome news that the Carlingford Lough Ferry between Greencastle in County Down and Greenore in County Louth will resume full service on Friday 10th July 2020. The first daily sailing leaves Greencastle at 9am and then every hour on the hour until […]
Newry BID in partnership with Pearlai has developed an online time slot booking feature that allows customers to book their preferred time slot to individual retailers guaranteeing they won’t have to queue. This service is fully funded by Newry BID and is FREE to fully subscribed to Newry BID members. Please see the link below […]
See the summary template for getting your business ready. Please note that this is not exhaustive and will need to be reviewed as circumstances change. The BID is investing in some Social Distancing signage (limited stock) and will shortly be able to distribute this for FREE to members. Information to follow soon.
Newry BID is delighted to welcome the announcement by our local representative Conor Murphy, Minister of Finance, this morning to: extend the rates holiday for ALL BUSINESSES by a further month until the end of July. Provide a targeted rates holiday until the end of the year for the under-pressure sectors including Retail (excluding medium to […]