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...
2017SRC Business Student of the Year Awarded by NJC
Congratulations to local student Conor Cunningham who was awarded 2016-17’s ‘BTEC L3 Business Student of the Year’ which is sponsored by Newry Junior Chamber. Conor achieved a Distinction in each of the 18 units he has studied over the last two years, which means he has achieved an excellent overall grade of D*D*D*. Conor was class rep for the last two years and is going on to study Law at QUB in September. Well done Conor and best wishes for what will be an exciting career pat...
2017SPACE 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...