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British Government Needs to do More to Help Businesses! – Brady

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said the British government needs to do more to help struggling businesses including reinstating the reduced rate of VAT businesses had during the pandemic. The Newry and Armagh MP said: “A clear message from local businesses is that the single biggest action the British government could take to help […]

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Business Campaigns Community Constituency Cost of Living Government Lurgan Politics Stormont Upper Bann Westminster

Workers & Families Left in The Cold After Tory Budget-O’Dowd

“The Tories have put the interests of the super-rich over the needs of ordinary people with their Budget proposals”, says Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd. His ministerial colleague Deirdre Hargey, who has described the Budget proposals as “putting the interests of the super-rich over the needs of ordinary people struggling to heat their homes”, will meet with her Scottish and Welsh counterparts later this week […]

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Newry Business Evvr Clean Recruiting for New Cleaners

Newry based business Evvr Clean is recruiting for new cleaners. The award nominated business is looking for candidates who are hard working, honest and eager to work with a dynamic company. Speaking to Clanrye News and Sport a representative of the company said: “We urgently need new staff to join our cleaning team to support […]

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Business Campaigns Community Cost of Living Government Politics Stormont

Minister’s Response on Small Business Support “Woefully Inadequate!”

SDLP Foyle MLA Sinéad McLaughlin has said the Economy Minister Gordon Lyons’ response to questioning on support for small businesses is woefully inadequate. In his response to a question tabled by Ms McLaughlin, the Minister failed to detail any efforts on his behalf to put new support schemes in place. The Foyle MLA said: “The […]

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Business Community Newry Newry Chamber

Newry Chamber Celebrates Business Champions

The very best employees and teams from the business community across the Greater Newry Area were celebrated at the Newry Chamber Employee & Team Awards 2022. The glittering awards ceremony took place at the Canal Court Hotel & Spa on Thursday 8th September 2022 and honoured the achievements of 21 individuals and organisations. The winners […]

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Business Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Construction Commences on £30m Resource Recovery Park

Recycling company Re-Gen has started work on its £30 million circular economy resource park in Newry which will involve 250 people in the construction of the new manufacturing and industrial units. The eight-acre site in the Invest NI Carnbane Business Park will accommodate a number of operations including the manufacture of solid recovered fuel (SRF), […]

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Business Campaigns Constituency Cost of Living Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics South Armagh Stormont

Prime Minister Must Act Now Before It’s Too Late For Businesses! – Murphy

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has called on the new Prime Minister, Liz Truss to deliver a package of meaningful measures which deliver for businesses. Speaking during a visit to Dungannon where he met local businesses, Conor Murphy said:  “I heard first hand today of the hardship businesses continue to experience as the cost of living crisis deepens […]

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Business Community Constituency Education Newry Newry and Armagh

New Assured Skills Academy with Newry company FD Technologies

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has announced 20 high quality training places on a new Assured Skills Academy with Newry company FD Technologies. Funded by the Department for the Economy, the FD Technologies Data/Systems Analyst Assured Skills Academy will see 20 successful applicants receive eight weeks of industry-relevant, pre-employment training at Southern Regional College’s Newry campus. […]

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Business Community Constituency Government Portadown Upper Bann Westminster

Lynas Food Outlet a Welcome Addition to Portadown Retail Offering

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has said the decision of Lynas Foodservice to open an outlet store in Portadown is another expression of confidence in the town as a good place to do business, and welcomed the creation of 15 jobs as a boost to local employment opportunity. Speaking on a preview visit to the […]

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Business Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh South Down Warrenpoint

Police Expand Child Exploitation Team to Newry and Warrenpoint

As part of the Police’s ongoing ‘Make Safe’ campaign, local neighbourhood officers have been busy delivering a suite of training packages to the night time economy educating them on what to look out for that may indicate a child is at risk. The activity is now expanding to Newry, Mourne and Down district. On Friday […]