10 Ways You Can Support the 14th Annual NJC Secret Santa Appeal
Our members are making preparations for our biggest charity initiative of the year – the annual Secret Santa Appeal. Now in its 14th year, the appeal helps a growing number of families in Newry, Mourne and Down and beyond who suffer from hardship at this time of year. A team of volunteers led by Newry Junior Chamber (NJC) Treasurer, Stephen O’Hare of Dan O’Hare Commercials are working with various charities and community organisations to identify families in need of...
2018If Consulting & Marketing Expand
NJC President, Suzanna Hall (pictured below) of If Consulting & Marketing is delighted to be expanding her team due to continued growth. Suzanna is a multi - award winning marketing consultant with extensive experience in the B2B sector. Suzanna works with some of the biggest names in the construction and engineering sector as well as SME's. As a marketing consultant Suzanna provides marketing and PR support and is delighted to have supported clients through grueling awards processes including E...
2018Hospice receive Fundraising Team of the Year from IOFNI
Congratulations to NJC Members, Southern Area Hospice Services who have been awarded ‘Fundraising Team of the Year’ at the Institute of Fundraising Awards on Tuesday 5th June. This prestigious ceremony which was held in the Belfast Harbour Commissioners Office welcomed a range of charities from across Northern Ireland and highlighted the important work done by the charity sector. The event was hosted by BBC weather man, Barra Best and included guest speakers Debra Alcock...
2018The Boulevard Welcomes Three New Retailers
The Boulevard Welcomes Three New Retailers30 new jobs set to be created at the recently rebranded shopping destination The Boulevard, Banbridge has marked its new rebrand with the announcement of three new stores, creating a total of 30 new jobs. The new stores include global sportswear brand, adidas, as well as well-known designer and manufacturer of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories, Asics, and fashion-forward footwear and accessories retailer, Kurt Geiger. The openings at the cent...
2017SRC 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...