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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 […]

Is your business ready for the new £1 coin?

New £1 coin

With the new £1 coin being introduced tomorrow (28th March), Retail NI has urged retailers and the wider business sector to be aware of the changes. Retail NI Chief Executive Glyn Roberts said, “This is a very significant change and we would urge retailers and the wider business community to make sure they are ready.” […]

‘Licenced premises must get their house in order ahead of renewal deadline’, legal expert warns


Owners of all types of licenced premises in Newry and the surrounding area must take action now if they don’t want to run out of time to renew their liquor licences ahead of the September 2017 deadline, a leading legal expert on liquor licensing has warned.   Cathy Colton, partner at Carson McDowell, said most […]

Local business Fearon Bros scoops prestigious award

fearon bros

Local kitchen firm Fearon Bros from Jonesborough, Newry has recently been awarded ‘Best of Design 2017′ on Houzz, the leading online platform for home renovation and design. The 38-year old kitchen design firm was chosen by more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise of more than one million active home building, home improvement […]

‘Brexit represents a ‘clear and present danger’ to NI economy’ – Newry Business Breakfast hears


The impending Brexit negotiations and the potential implications of changes in current trade structures were the topics of discussion by local businesses in the Newry area at a special business breakfast, hosted by First Trust Bank in association with the Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade. John Fahey, a Senior Economist at AIB provided an […]

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