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Oct 21
Business Rates Public Consultation

An Innovation Lab event took place on Tuesday 15th October with Newry Business Improvement District and Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade to seek input from local business owners and providers as to their thoughts and ideas on the current business rates consultation. Please Note: The report from the workshop doesn’t represent the official views […]

Oct 15
Newry ‘not big enough for two city centres’

Newry BID and Newry Chamber of Commerce have supported planners in rejecting a proposal that would pave the way for “an alternative city centre in Newry”. Colm Shannon CEO Newry Chamber and Eamonn Connolly, BID manager, who represent hundreds of Newry businesses believe planners were wise to recommend that Damolly Developments’ plans for a further […]

Sep 25
Inside Business Podcasts

Eamonn Connolly, BID Manager represented members concerns on Radio Ulster News and inside Business Podcasts while focusing on issues in Newry City at the NI Small Business Conference 2019. You can listen to the Podcast here by clicking the following link below.

Aug 13

This year’s NI Small Business Conference will focus on the theme of ‘Delivering Growth’ for small businesses. Organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade, in partnership with Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, the Federation of Small Businesses NI and Newry BID, it will be held in the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry on […]

Aug 02

PRESS RELEASE NEWRY VIP LOYALITY SCHEME LAUNCHED Thursday, 01 August 2019 This week NEWRY Business Improvement District (BID) launches an ambitious new programme to reward city centre shoppers and support BID members. The FREE VIP Loyalty Fob is a smart fob carried by customers which enables participating stores to send personalised offers, discounts and promotions […]

Jul 24
Newry Cathedral Corridor Revitalisation on Hill Street 

Hill Street has recently been a hive of activity as many businesses availed of the Newry, Mourne & Down District Council’s Shop Front Grant Scheme supported by Newry BID. This has helped with getting over 30 businesses re-painted or new signage and windows installed. It is important for businesses to thrive and this initiative has […]

Jul 16
Newry City Triathlon 2019 – Official Launch

Newry City Triathlon 2019 – Official Launch The Newry City Triathlon will take place on Sunday 25thAugust 2019 commencing from the Newry Canal at Albert Basin Newry at 11am. This event will be held using the historic canal and the cycle and run will take competitors throughout the immediate areas of Newry City. The Newry City […]

Jul 01
Greater Newry Area Business Awards 2019

Another year at the Greater Newry Area Business Awards 2019 in the Canal Court Hotel & Spa, Newry. 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. The awards showcased and celebrated the many indigenous, […]

May 30

June 15th 2019 will see the 6th year of NEWRY 2020’s Festival of Windows on Hill Street, supported by Newry BID and NMDDC.   Newry’s very first Festival of Windows launched in 2014 on 13th of June and showcased work from local art and crafts people in shop windows on Hill Street in the City centre, turning the […]

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: […]