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Sep 03
World Clean Up Day 2020

Come along & join in the effort for World Clean Up Day on SATURDAY 19th SEPTEMBER. Newry BID is to lead the charge in Newry to help make our city a better place to live, work and shop. Volunteers will meet at Monaghan Court car park, Newry at 10am for an hour of litter picking. […]

Aug 27
Vacant Properties Painted

We are delighted to see vacant properties painted for our members on Mill Street, Merchants Quay and the Mall (see before and after pictures below) as part of our Improving How Newry Looks theme in partnership with Department for Communities and Council. We hope to do more properties later in the year. Before After Before […]

Aug 21
Litterpick – Improving How Newry Looks

As part of our ongoing efforts to help improve how Newry looks, Newry BID in partnership with Clanrye Group has carried out a litter pick at North Street, Trevor Hill, Kildare Street, Cathedral Carpark and Sandy Street. Thanks to all the volunteers who took part. Come along and join in the effort for World Clean […]

Aug 13
Bella’s Boutique Launches new Ecommerce Website

Bella’s Boutique has recently opened its doors at 1 Mary Street in Newry. The stylish outlet for children from newborn up to age 11 is the brainchild of lifelong friends Michelle Smith and Amy Rafferty from Newry. Just this week they have launched their new ecommerce website.   The ethos behind the shop is to […]

Jul 16
Back by popular demand!

Tickets for Carlingford Lough & Lighthouse Illumination Cruises are NOW ON SALE and will take place on Friday 1st and Sunday 2nd August. For full details and to book online visit This year, with thanks to Newry Maritime Association, Haulbowline Lighthouse will be flooded in a ‘blue light’ as a tribute to Frontline workers […]

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 […]

Jul 07
Tourism boost as Carlingford Lough Ferry resumes service

As the tourism industry starts to open up again after lockdown, there is welcome news that the Carlingford Lough Ferry between Greencastle in County Down and Greenore in County Louth will resume full service on Friday 10th July 2020. The first daily sailing leaves Greencastle at 9am and then every hour on the hour until […]

Jul 06
Independents’ Day 2020!

Vote for your favourite Independent Retailer There has never been a more important time to celebrate and acknowledge local, independent retailers than in 2020. Whilst most came to a standstill, retailers made a huge effort to keep us going throughout the crisis – from stepping up deliveries to assisting vulnerable members of the community and […]

Jul 02
Smart move as Marketing School to open in Newry

Silverwood Marketing School have teamed up with the Belfast Academy of Marketing, who provide accredited professional courses for the Chartered Institute of Marketing, to launch a study centre in the Greater Newry region which will open in September 2020. The Newry centre has evolved from a long-standing collaboration with Frank McKee, Principal of Belfast Academy […]

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 […]

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