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Mar 19
LPS – Rate Free Period

Below is a summary of current local rate relief proposals for all businesses. Newry BID are currently lobbying for 12 month rates holiday for all retail and hospitality business, as has been made available in England, as these are the most vulnerable sectors. Further information will be provided as it comes available.

Jan 10

Emma Marmion, President of Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade announced the intention to mark the 200th year of business and professional representation of the City of Newry by the publication of a new Ledger styled coffee table book to be entitled “The Business of Newry”. Recently uncovered documents show a very active Chamber operating […]

Sep 25
World Cleanup Day

World Clean Up Day took place on Saturday 21st September in Newry City Centre. An hour of litter picking and weeding was done by volunteers who joined in the effort to help improve how Newry looks and to celebrate World Clean Up Day. Well done to all involved.

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 […]

Jul 30
Newry BID wish to express our deepest condolences

Newry BID wish to express our deepest condolences to Brian Conlon’s family after his recent untimely passing. Brian was totally committed to Newry on every level. Through First Derivatives Plc he helped regenerate Newry with high quality jobs and investment in premises. He supported the local economy by using local suppliers at every opportunity. On […]

Jun 14
Father’s Day competition

Newry BID ran an online competition for Father’s Day to promote Newry as Perfectly Placed for special occasions. Congratulations to our winner who received a £50 voucher for McCartan Bros, Newry & a £50 voucher for Louis Boyd, Mill Street, Newry. Pictured below is winner Derval Tinnelly.

Jun 10
JMK Solicitors MD Awarded Industry Fellowship

JMK Solicitors MD Awarded Industry Fellowship The managing director of Northern Ireland’s leading personal injury law practice, JMK Solicitors, has been recognised with a prestigious industry accolade. Maurece Hutchinson has been awarded a Fellowship from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. The Association is a UK wide organisation with over 3,200 lawyer members. Maurece is […]

May 02
Workshop at Finegan & Son with Mary Kitson

Newry BID in partnership with Lean in Newry group of local business women, invited members to a Lean in Newry workshop at Finegan & Son with Mary Kitson. In this workshop Mary shared experiences of women who have challenged sexual harassment and what they have achieved. Mary also talked about what women as leaders can […]

Apr 16
Newry City Half Marathon 2019

The 2019 Newry City Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 26th May at 10am. Race numbers will be capped at 1000 and is expected to sell out well in advance so organisers “Newry City Runners” encourage everyone to enter early to avoid disappointment. Register Now at:…/dis…/newry-city-half-marathon-2019… Relay There is no relay category in […]

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 […]