Category archives for: Business

Newry businesses urged to ‘Go Global’ with funded access to overseas markets

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Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is funding FREE fast-track access to overseas markets for 20 local businesses through Overseas Results, an innovative online system which takes care of the difficult first steps involved in exporting. A funded place will enable your business to use the service at no cost. Simply select any country in […]

Newry firm builds on success with £500,000 Growth Loan Fund support


Newry-based Healthy Buildings (Ireland) trading as HBE has secured a £500,000 loan from the Growth Loan Fund. The funds will be used to create 10 new jobs and support the group’s BlueZone Technologies subsidiary, to further develop and market its innovative ‘manager’ software platform. Finance for the £50m Growth Loan Fund – which provides loans […]

Digital innovators invited to apply for NI’s first Digital Manufacturing Pit Stop


Digital innovators; start-ups, small and medium sized, business experts and academics interested in developing innovative solutions to assist with digital manufacturing are invited to apply for a highly focused open innovation workshop with leading global manufacturing company Seagate. This is a unique opportunity for pioneering individuals and companies to work with a leading international manufacturing […]

Restoration work completed on listed Newry building


The scaffolding has come down on Danske Bank’s Newry branch as work to repair and restore the exterior of the building has completed. Since last autumn, external remedial works have been carried out to the front elevations of the listed Hill Street building to address problems of water getting in and deterioration of the external […]

Create your perfect bathroom with Lily Bain Bathrooms & Tiles, Newry


Lily Bain Bathrooms is an experienced bathroom and tile supplier and offers stylish bathrooms and accessories at superb prices. Located conveniently at Mountview Business Park (just off main Rathfriland Road), there is ample car parking space for visitors and an impressive flagship 3,500ft2 showroom, which showcases over 20 bathroom settings and over 500 tile variations […]

Fake £50 notes in circulation in Newry

Fake £50

Newry police have warned local businesses to exercise vigilance after they were made aware of fake £50 Bank of England notes circulating in the area over the past number of weeks.       Writing on the PSNI Newry & Mourne Facebook page, police said, “There has been a spate of fake £50 Bank of […]

Buttercrane ‘twins’ award winning toilets

Buttercrane Flush Away Poverty

Buttercrane Shopping Centre has shown its support for World Water Day by teaming with a National Charity to sponsor toilet facilities for a displacement camp in Africa and become a ‘loo-minary’. Buttercrane has joined forces with the charity Toilet Twinning, which raises funds to provide clean water, proper toilets and hygiene training in some of […]

Newry social enterprise set to expand following funding

Newry Learning SPACE

A Newry social enterprise is hoping to expand its workforce following the award of £50,000 investment by the Housing Executive. The funding will help set up a training workshop and retail workspace at Market Street to facilitate 15 young adults with learning difficulties, whilst providing extensive volunteering opportunities to those returning to work from ill […]

Newry Chamber invites interested companies to join international visit to Poland


Expressions of interest are being sought from companies interested in joining a Business Visit to Szczecin in Poland on 15th – 18th May 2017. The visit is being organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Northern Ireland Honorary Consul of Poland and The Marshal’s Office of the West Pomeranian Region who will […]

Retail NI comment on triggering of Article 50

Retail NI

Retail NI has given its reaction to the triggering of Article 50 and called upon the on-going talks on restoring devolution, to include the establishment of an NI Assembly Brexit Committee to scrutinise the Brexit process and to take evidence from key sectors of civic society.   Speaking to Newry Times, Retail NI Chief Executive […]

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