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May 21
Hill Street Road Closure 22/05/2024

There will be a road closure on Hill Street this Wednesday 22nd of May from 12.30pm-2.00pm to allow for the visit of Little Amal presented by the Walk. This event will be very positive for the area and increase footfall throughout the day. For more information please see the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council […]

Apr 18
Traffic Notice

A large parade is due to take place in Newry on Friday 19 April. The route will take participants along Belfast Road to Downshire Road then along Church Avenue, Windsor Hill, Sandys Street, back onto Downshire Road for dispersal at the Orange Hall. Traffic will be impacted in these areas from around 7pm until 10pm. […]

Dec 20
Newry BID Lobby Ahead of Business Rates Review

A formal consultation on rates reform in Northern Ireland will commence in the New Year and it is fundamentally important for BID members engage with this process, according to Newry BID (Business Improvement District) Manager, Eamonn Connolly. A fair business rates system has been at the top of the lobbying agenda for Newry BID for […]

Jun 20
CRASH Services & JMK Solicitors donate £10k to PIPS Suicide Prevention Charity

BID members CRASH Services and JMK Solicitors have raised an impressive £10,000 so far this year for their charity partner, PIPS Suicide Prevention. This accomplishment is the outcome of their dedicated teams’ fundraising endeavours and commitment to supporting PIPS Charity in the awareness of suicide and mental health. Renee Quinn, Executive Director at PIPS Charity said, […]

Apr 27
Consultation on Proposed Civic Centre

The Council have submitted their planning application for a proposed new “Civic Hub” development at Abbey Way. You can view the application by logging onto the Planning Register on the Planning Portal, opening the link to the Public Register website and entering the planning application reference number (as quoted above). The Planning Portal also […]

Aug 11
Draft images of potential Newry Greenway connectivity route between the Towpath and Albert Basin / Greenway.

‘Council are working with McAdam Design to prepare a feasibility study for a funding application. The BID has engaged positively and welcomes the proposed development. We would like to see early progress on a quality Newry Greenway.’ If you have any queries, please contact Download PDF

May 24
Newry Half Marathon – A Great Family Day Out

Newry is preparing to welcome one of the most exciting sporting events the city has seen in recent years, with the return of the Newry Half Marathon and 10K on Sunday 29th May. At least 1,300 competitors and more than 2,000 spectators are expected to line the streets from The Quays Shopping Centre where the […]

May 09
Newry BID Reflects on Year One Delivery

In April 2021 Newry BID (Business Improvement District) commenced its second five-year term. A revote in March 2021 saw a 90% majority of member businesses revote to have the service retained. Newry BID was delighted to take on the new mandate to support the continuous improvement of Newry city centre. As part of its campaign […]

Mar 23
‘Back in Business’ Scheme

Newry BID Manager Eamonn Connolly was delighted to join other stakeholders (Newry Chamber of Commerce and Retail NI) today in Newry to welcome Finance Minister Conor Murphy’s announcement of a revamped ‘Back in Business’ Scheme. This will see businesses offered a 50% rates discount for up to two years if they occupy a vacant shop […]

Mar 16
SRC in partnership with McGuinness Plumbing crowned winners at the NI Apprenticeship Awards 2022

SRC in partnership with McGuinness Plumbing (MGP), were delighted to recently be awarded the ‘Small/Medium Enterprise Employer Award’ at the NI Apprenticeship Awards. This award acknowledges excellence and originality by employers, working with training providers, in the delivery of apprenticeship training. MGP delivers apprenticeship training in conjunction with Southern Regional College and are firm advocates […]