As part of our support for BID Businesses and the safe reopening of Newry retail and hospitality today, Newry BID ran a six page feature in The Irish News yesterday. Check out all the businesses mentioned and the fab photos – mostly credited to Columba O Hare – thank you Columba. Keep a listen out […]
Newry BID (Business Improvement District) has commenced its revote strategy for Term Two. Newry Business Improvement District has been in operation in the city centre for five years. In February and March 2021 members will have an opportunity to vote on whether they wish to retain this service or not. The BID is funded through […]
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 […]
The application portal for £25K grants is now open (see link below). Please note that the £25K Grant Portal has crashed a few times this morning with demand but will come back on line after a while so keep trying. We are in regular contact with the scheme administrators and will make representations on your behalf […]
We are pleased to confirm that Land & Property Services will be making automatic payments to those eligible businesses whose bank account details are held for the purposes of paying rates by Direct Debit. The first payment in the Small Business Support Grant Scheme will be made on 31 March if not before. BID are […]
“We Must Social Distance” – Joint Statement from Newry BID, Newry Chamber & NMDDC Newry BID Managing Director and the President & CEO of Newry Chamber, held discussions on Friday afternoon with NMDDC on the impact of COVID-19 in the area. In an hour-long teleconference, they discussed support arrangements for businesses and local communities, the need for […]
Below is a summary of current local rate relief proposals for all businesses. Newry BID are currently lobbying for 12 month rates holiday for all retail and hospitality business, as has been made available in England, as these are the most vulnerable sectors. Further information will be provided as it comes available.