Category archives for: Business

Local business tops the poll in province-wide Independents’ Day campaign

Mulkern’s EUROSPAR in Newry has been crowned Northern Ireland’s best convenience store. That’s the result of a ‘People’s Vote’ run by local trade body, Retail NI and the Irish News in the lead- up to this year’s Independents’ Day; an initiative which encourages shoppers to support independent retailers on 4 July. Article continues below The […]

Applications open for Small Business Research Initiative funding competition

The Department for the Economy’s Careers Service has launched a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition aimed at supporting businesses develop solutions to help provide careers advice for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Up to £117,000 funding is available and the department welcomes applications from organisations developing the use of interactive technology to […]

Six shortlists for Newry in NI Health and Fitness Awards

Two businesses and two individuals from Newry have been shortlisted in the 2019 Northern Ireland Health and Fitness Awards sponsored by Centra. The GYM Newry has been shortlisted in the Best Medium Sized Gym category with Declan Trainor in the running for Gym Manager of the Year. Article continues below Maeve Madden is in the […]

94 new jobs as Newry business announces £7m investment

Newry-based business Around Noon has announced a £7m investment and said it will create 94 new jobs.   The local company specialises in ‘Food-to-go’ products such as sandwiches and salads and already employs over 300 people in Newry, Dublin and Slough. The company said that it is investing over £7 million in a major expansion […]

Johnson’s Coffee Lisburn: Perfect Blends. Expertly Roasted

Less than 9 miles from Belfast and around 30 miles from Newry is Lisburn.  Both Newry and Lisburn were granted city status in 2002, both are popular shopping destinations and both enjoy a great coffee culture. Lisburn’s coffee culture is personified by one family in particular, the Johnsons, who first roasted coffee in Ireland in […]

Newry VIP Loyalty Scheme launched

This week Newry Business Improvement District (BID) launches an ambitious new programme to reward city centre shoppers and support BID members. The FREE VIP Loyalty Fob is a smart fob carried by customers which enables participating stores to send personalised offers, discounts and promotions in Real-Time to their customer’s mobile – with £100s to be […]

Last chance for Newry Health and Fitness industry to enter 2019 awards

Organisers of the 2019 Health and Fitness Awards sponsored by Centra are reminding individuals and organisations in Newry that they have until Friday 2 August to enter and be in with the chance of winning one of the prestigious awards. Last year’s winners included Declan Trainor from The GYM Newry who was named Gym Manager […]

Buttercrane announces support for Armagh Ladies Club Championships

Buttercrane Shopping Centre is delighted support the Armagh Ladies Club Championships for a second year as the competition is confirmed to commence – for Senior, Intermediate and Junior – on Friday 2 August. A total of 19 games will take place over the month of August in venues all around the county, leading to the […]

Peter Mark honours Newry employees for long-standing service

Peter Mark, one of Ireland’s leading hairdressing groups, has honoured 75 of its employees for their valued contribution and long-standing service to the company. The Peter Mark Long Service Awards took place at The Westin Hotel, Dublin and recognised employees from salons across the island of Ireland who have worked at Peter Mark for 10 […]

Buttercrane launch Sensory Support Kit to support children

Buttercrane Shopping Centre has launched a new Sensory Support kit for families who visit the centre. The kit is designed to support children with autistic spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder or conditions with sensory sensitivities. Article continues below The kit, which is available for a small refundable deposit from the Customer Help Desk, contains ear […]


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