SPACE Say Thank-You to NJC Members
SPACE - Supporting People and Communities Everyday have commended the Newry Junior Chamber on their kindness and selfless act of commitment in helping a family to be rehomed in Newry recently. The NJC members took on duties to manage the maintenance process and got their hands dirty by stripping wallpaper, painting the rooms and finished off by cleaning the house. Members also donated items such as new rugs from Kukoon.com and lamps from Clanrye Electrical to make the house a home. Aine McKeown...
2017Young Enterprise NI interview with Digital Youth Ambassador, Denise Cowan
NJC Member, Denise Cowan of Digital Den Marketing Ltd is a Digital Ambassador for the Digital Youth Programme, an initiative organised by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council to support and inspire secondary school students aged 13-18 to consider a career in the digital sector. Denise was recently interviewed by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland about her education and journey into Northern Ireland’s burgeoning digital sector. Can you tell us a bit about your caree...
2017NJC 2017 Event Calendar
Newry Junior Chamber are proud to unveil our 2017 Events Calendar structured with a mixture of Business Development, Networking, Charitable and Social style events. As a member of Newry Junior Chamber admission is free to all events below and provide you with a great platform to get involved in local business and charitable activites. Friday 24th February - Team Building Night Friday 31st March - April Fools Conference Event Thursday 27th April - Public Speaking Workshop Saturday 13...
2017Clanrye Lighting & Electrical appoint new Director
Congratulations to our President, Ryan Sheppard, who was appointed as a Commercial Director of Clanrye Lighting & Electrical Supplies Ltd on the 1st March 2017. Clanrye has been trading in Newry since 1989 and just yesterday turned 28 years old with company representation from two family generations. As a traditional brick and mortar store Clanrye has built up a strong repore with its local customers over the years bringing a new level of customer service and industry expierence to the home...
2017How to Utilise and Market your Website
Have you spent the time designing, building and creating content for your business website but you are not quite sure how to bring in new visitors? I have put together some tips below that will help you increase new traffic, generate leads, sales and your customer database. Starting off with one of the most important aspects of your website – SEO! Search Engine Optimisation SEO is the process of increasing visibility of your website in search engines such as Google, Yahoo and B...
2017Cohabiting â€“ Get Protected or Face Your Worst Nightmare!
Newry Junior Chamber member Damien McCrink from Luke Curran & Co Solicitors offers advice and guidance on cohabiting. The Office for National Statistics reported in November 2016 that cohabiting couple families have been the fastest growing family type in the UK over the last decade from 1996 to 2016. During this time, the number of cohabiting couple families has more than doubled from 1.5 million to 3.3 million. But how does such a relationship impact upon the legal rights and responsibilit...
2017NJC Digital Marketer Advises Us to Pause Before Publishing
NJC Member, Denise Cowan of Digital Den Marketing discusses the impact of the content we publish on our online reputation management, and challenges us to think about how professional we appear to our viewers and readers. Denise warns us to be particularly careful when publishing content from our smartphones, highlighting poor spelling and grammar as a common pitfall for smartphone publishers. In the age of digital media we’ve all become content creators and online publishers, both in our...
2017New President for Newry Junior Chamber
Newry Junior Chamber held their AGM on Saturday 21st January in The Bank Bar Newry where the new committee for 2017 were elected. Ryan Sheppard takes on the role as incoming President taking over from Nicole Curran of PKF-FPM. Other committee members include Suzanna Hall, Vice-President, Grainne Mulgrew, Public Relations Officer, Caroline Courtney, Secretary and Stephen O’Hare, Treasurer. Nicole Curran thanked the Newry Junior Chamber and the committee for their support throughout the ye...
2017PKF-FPM to create 10 jobs across Northern Ireland, Dublin North and Co. Louth
Do you want to work for the UK and Ireland’s top accountancy employer? PKF-FPM Accountants Limited have launched a New Year recruitment campaign aimed at recently qualified accountants and experienced accounting technicians. PKF-FPM is a member of PKF International, one of the top 12 global networks of accounting firms. Developing our people Managing Director, Feargal McCormack says the new recruits will have an opportunity not just to develop their professional car...
2016NJC Secret Santa Collection
The NJC Secret Santa Appeal is now in its 12th year and to date has distributed over £250k of toys to local charities, community groups and families in need every Christmas. Each child receives approx. 4 – 5 toys each. Unlike other appeals we also cater for teenage children, and have in recent years through peoples generosity provided food hampers and clothing to several families in need also. This years Secret Santa Collection is off to a flying start wi...