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May 17

Newry BID in partnership with Newry, Mourne & Down PCSP & PSNI Newry have sited a RAPID Drug Disposal Bin to allow members of the public to dispose of unwanted drugs prescribed and/or illegal/illicit safely. This is part of the RAPID Initiative (Remove All Prescription and Illegal Drugs). For more information on RAPID visit: […]

May 02
Social Media Training for BID Members

Newry BID provided FREE Social Media Training for members from Lianne McCooey. This course gave an insight to Social Media and how you can use this effectively to build brand awareness, increase your audience and how to grow your business and increase your reach. Lianne particularly focused on what’s the best platform to use, how to […]

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 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. […]

Mar 15
LinkedIn Training session

Newry BID provided a LinkedIn Training session for BID Members at the Hub, Newry. This was delivered by Martin Murtagh – Smart Online Marketing who covered the basics of LinkedIn, advantages of this for business, tips on how to use this platform effectively and how to create a powerful profile. This was a very informative […]

Feb 15
Lean in Newry Workshop

Newry BID in partnership with Lean in Newry group of local business women, invited members to a Lean in Newry workshop at The Hub with Jenny McConnell. In this workshop jenny introduced a simple hack that will give individuals back the control and space for them to enjoy their best work. The event was a […]

Oct 12
Newry BID host Vision for Newry City Centre Event    

Newry BID recently held two events in Canal Court Hotel and Spa for our members to engage them in creating a vision for Newry City Centre. With over 90 attendees across the two sessions, Newry BID were delighted to welcome members from numerous sectors. The events were facilitated by University of Ulster through their Engage […]

Sep 25
Innovation Voucher Workshop

Do you need help developing a new idea? Come along to our Innovation Voucher Workshop to find out how we can help you! What is an Innovation Voucher? An Innovation Voucher provides up to £5,000 of funding for small and medium sized businesses seeking to develop or improve products, services or processes. The Voucher enables […]

Jul 23
Mental Health Awareness Course is with Health Matters

Upcoming Training August/September Newry BID are providing Mental Health First Aid Training with Health Matters and Level 2 Food Safety Training with SRC for BID Members over the coming months. These Courses will provide industry recognised qualifications and will be delivered locally with certification on completion of this training. Mental Health First Aid training will […]

Mar 29
Cyber Security Event

Newry BID along with our members Ulster Bank, PSNI, PCSP hosted a breakfast event in Newry Ominplex to discuss, Safeguarding your business online – Cyber Security. Speakers discussed the most up common scams currently they are currently aware of and how to keep your business safe online.