Category archives for: Business

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

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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 […]

Free Newry Business Growth Workshops

Business Growth Workshop

You can now register for the following Business Growth Workshops. Build your Brand Workshops for existing businesses An engaging brand is one of the most powerful tools you can have to win new customers and build loyalty. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is running two half-day workshops to help new business starts in the […]

BID Ambassador for Newry City Centre announced

Newry BID Ambassador - Nicole McAteer

Newry Business Improvement District has announced that they have recently commenced a partnership with The Welcome People to appoint a BID Ambassador for Newry City Centre. The Welcome People who already operate in 22 other cities and towns across the UK including providing 4 ambassadors for the Belfast One BID.   Eamonn Connolly, BID Manager […]

Brexit to take centre stage at Newry Business Breakfast


Amidst political flux, impending Brexit negotiations and changes to trade structures, local businesses are being invited to come together and discuss the implications and challenges that lie ahead at a special business breakfast.   Hosted by First Trust Bank and in association with the Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade, the event will take place […]

Newry Chamber addresses leading European journalists on Brexit implications

Chambers meeting with EU journalists

Twelve leading European journalists representing national newspapers such as Spanish newspaper ‘El Pais’ and French newspaper ‘Le Figaro’, recently met with representatives of Newry Chamber of Commerce at a press conference organised by the Department of Foreign Affairs.   Newry Chamber along with representatives of other regional Chambers, spoke very frankly and openly on the […]

Newry students awarded third place in SUBWAY competition

(L-R) Third place in SUBWAY® brand’s Design A Sub Challenge 2016 from St Mary’s High School: Hannah Kelly, Caitlin McCann, Blaithin Rogers, Molly O’Reilly and Niamh McAlinden

Students from St Mary’s High School have been awarded third place in a national competition set by the SUBWAY® brand, to design and market a new sandwich to be sold in over 80 stores across Northern Ireland. The team from St Mary’s High School went up against students from five other teams in the region […]

Camlough student wins place on leading graduate programme

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A Newry student has won a place on a leading graduate programme delivered by Willis Insurance & Risk Management and South Eastern Regional College (SERC). Owen Finnegan, a law graduate from Camlough is taking part in the worked-based learning programme which aims to build the management skills of students and open a pathway to employment […]

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