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Jun 08
We need your donations of good quality Furniture:

Could you help us?  Our shops need volunteers, and we would love you to  become part of the team!  Email:  to find out how! EMAIL US TO FIND OUT MORE

Dec 16
CRASH Services’ focus on flexibility with innovative approach to work-life balance

CRASH Services’ focus on flexibility with innovative approach to work-life balance. Leading accident management company, CRASH Services, is the latest innovative employer to announce they have reduced their working week for staff, with no impact on pay after a two-year long research project. The Northern Ireland based firm who assist motorists involved in road traffic […]

Dec 10
SRC Invites you to a Food Webinar this Friday and to take part in their Skills Survey

Southern Regional College (SRC) is committed to assisting our local businesses and wider community to navigate through economic recovery in the post-Covid world. We appreciate that businesses have faced unprecedented challenges in recent months and therefore, we want to support our local industries in any way we can to move forward. We ask that you […]

Jul 14
New Cleansing Team

As part of the BIDs ongoing efforts to improve how Newry looks we are delighted to report that our new cleansing team completed power washing of the exterior of and footpaths adjacent to members business premises in Lower Canal Street, Canal Quay and John Mitchel Place. Watch out for further areas being undertaken over the […]

Jun 23
Re:Launch – Re:imagining Business & Leadership

  Newry, Mourne and Down District Council have teamed up with the Management Leadership Network to create a genuinely unique virtual event headlined by a globally renowned business strategist. The event, which is entitled Re:Launch – Re:imagining Business & Leadership, will be held on Tuesday 30th June from 2.00pm – 3.15pm under the Chatham House Rule. This means […]

  • Business
Oct 04
‘Beg to Differ’ video launch

Newry BID facilitated a very informative session at Custom House Newry aimed at helping businesses respond effectively and sensitively with on street begging issues. Newry BID has commissioned and launched a series of videos to help businesses and shoppers respond effectively to on street begging. The four ‘Beg To Differ’ infomercials, which have been circulated online, […]

Sep 03
Newry BID Litter Pick

Volunteers from city centre businesses took part in a litter pick organised by Newry BID on Thursday, August 29. More than 30 civic-minded volunteers gathered rubbish and pulled weeds at Margaret Square, Marcus Square, Hill Street, North Street Car Park, Water Street, and The Mall. Businesses who took part in the initiative were First Derivatives […]

Jun 06
Masterclass on Goal Setting

Newry BID hosted a Masterclass on Goal Setting at The Good Space, Newry with Sean Hogan. A very informal session with some useful tips. Attendees included; Grafton Recruitment, Fitzpatrick & Kearney, SRC, Newry Democrat, JMK Solicitors & South Down Dental Clinic.

Apr 13
Absence Management Workshop

Newry BID in partnership with Prestige HR recently had a very successful workshop at The Hub on Absence Management. This short workshop covered, What is Absence? The Types of Absence (long-term vs short-term), The Main Causes of Absence,  Promoting Wellbeing Strategies, Return to Work Interviews and Taking Formal Action. Many BID Members attended from a variety of […]

Mar 01
Newry TradFest March 2019

 Now in its second year, Newry TradFest will once again entertain audiences across many venues over St. Patrick’s weekend. Newry Business Improvement District (BID) are delighted to organise the event again this year and promote Newry City over the Bank Holiday weekend. Running from March 15th– 17th Trad sessions will be in full flow with […]