SRC Business Students help Local Businesses
Business students at Southern Regional College have moved out of the classroom and into industry to help solve problems faced by local businesses. This is being achieved through Project Based Learning where the learners are performing real tasks to help drive customers into retail premises and town centres. Students have already proved successful at helping local retailers through the High Street vs iStreet campaign which has seen a sense of joy and social occasion brought to the shopping experi...
2017NJC to Trade Sweat for Smiles in North Pole Cycling Challenge
Newry Junior Chamber (NJC) members are organising an indoor cycling challenge this Christmas to raise money for charitable causes. The challenge will see members and local business representatives aim to cover the 2,478 miles from Newry to the North Pole over the course of two days on spin bikes. Funds raised from entry fees and donations will be donated to Newry based charity, Space NI and NJC’s own annual Christmas Secret Santa Appeal. Space NI provide family supp...
2017PKF-FPM Win at the British Accountancy Awards
Leading island based accountancy practice PKF-FPM Accountants with offices in Northern Ireland and Ireland, continued an amazing 2017, when they won the prestigious Mid-Tier Firm of Year Award at the glittering British Accountancy Awards Gala Banquet Ceremony which took place last night (13 October 2017) at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel, in London. The Mid-Tier Firm of the Year Award is awarded to the firm with turnover between £3m and £25m that demonstrates how the firm has ad...
2017NJC Members shine at Greater Newry Business Awards
Newry Junior Chamber would like to congratulate the following members on being selected as finalists in the Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade, Greater Newry Business Awards which took place on Thursday 28th September at the Canal Court Hotel and Spa. A special congratulations to members Southern Area Hospice Services who picked up the award for Best Social Enterprise and to PKFFPM who collected the award for Best Place to Work. Newry Junior Chamber were delighted to be sponsoring the award ...
2017New Networking Opportunity for Louth
Newry Junior Chamber members Caroline Courtney and Orla McDonnell today unveil a new business networking opportunity for North East Louth together with sponsor PKF-FPM. "North East Business Academy" spokesperson issued the following statement: "We are delighted to announce the launch of our new business networking group, “North East Business Academy”, starting with an information evening for anyone that’s interested in finding out more about us, what it’s all about,...
2017Mourne Truck Run Huge Success
On Saturday 5th August several hundred truck and van driver took to the hills of Newry and Mourne to raise much needed funds for two fantastic local charities, the Southern Area Hospice and the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. Gathering in St Christopher’s Park, Newry the impressive convoy took off at 1.00p.m. along Bridge Street and up the Dublin Road towards Carnbane Industrial Estate, via Belfast Road towards the Brass Monkey. From there they headed towards Rathfriland v...
2017Clanrye Lighting moves into international markets
Local family run Lighting Retailer, Clanrye Lighting and Electrical Supplies has just launched three new websites following a rapidly increasing market share across a number of international markets and all under their international brand ideas4lighting.com. Commercial Director, Ryan Sheppard, had this to say: “a monumental amount of hard work has gone into the development of our ecommerce division and the building of our international brand and it gives me great pleasure to reveal ...
2017Greater Newry Business Awards - NJC Category Sponsor: Best use of Social Media
The Greater Newry Business Awards have officially been launched and Newry Junior Chamber are proud to be sponsoring the award for 'Best use of Social Media'. We would encourage not only our members but all businesses in the Greater Newry area to get involved and apply. There are a total of 21 categories so there really is something for everyone!! Apply now via: www.newrybusinessawards.com closing date for applications is Friday 11th August....
2017Tinnelly Gala ball raises over 67k for Southern Area Hospice.
A Gala Ball organised last month by NJC Member Gareth Tinnelly of John Tinnelly & Sons Ltd, has raised a grand total of £67,704 to support the work of the Southern Area Hospice Service. The event, hosted in the Carrickdale Hotel, saw 400 people gather to celebrateand remember their father Patsy Tinnelly and to raise much needed funds for a charity that was very close to his heart. Daughter, and Director of John Tinnelly & Sons Ltd Joanne Campbell said: “As a family we are e...
2017NJC Raise Vital Funds for Local Charity KBRT
Newry Junior Chamber raised the fantastic amount of £500 from their recent Summer Networking BBQ which was held in June at The Bridge Bar, Newry. The event in aid of The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust was attended by over 50 people who enjoyed good food, entertainment and a nights craic all in aid of a fantastic cause. NJC would like to thank all those who both attended and supported the event including Parkview Provisions Ltd who sponsored the food, The Bridge Bar for their hospitality, B...