Derry & Strabane District Council SELLING TO THE PUBLIC SECTOR PROGRAMME

By Ciaran McKane

 SELLING TO THE PUBLIC SECTOR PROGRAMME Derry City and Strabane District Council  SELLING TO THE PUBLIC SECTOR PROGRAMME Derry City and Strabane District Council  SELLING TO THE PUBLIC SECTOR PROGRAMME Derry City and Strabane District Council  SELLING TO THE PUBLIC SECTOR PROGRAMME What is this programme all about? Every year, public sector organisations – government…

Unexpected bonuses keep everyone upbeat at Valerie Manning

By Ciaran McKane

2020 has certainly had its challenges, but it hasn’t all been ‘doom and gloom’, say the owners of Valerie Manning Jewellers and Giftware. Julie Ashenhurst and Keith Gordon say that the resilience of their Strabane customers has helped them through some difficult months – including the postponement of their own wedding in Lanzarote from June…

Businesses encouraged to get Brexit ready through online workshop

By Ciaran McKane

November 2020 Business people in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area are being invited to a free online seminar to prepare them for the UK’s exit from the European Union at the end of this year.The Countdown to Brexit workshop from 2pm-4pm on Wednesday December 9th aims to offer owners and managers a clear…

Boss Gloss Studio claims Halloween window-dressing prize

By Ciaran McKane

Wednesday 4th November 2020 Boss Gloss Studio were voted the winner of the Strabane BID Halloween window-dressing competition, claiming the £1,000 first place prize following a Spooktacular and special online vote. The Garden Depot finished in second place, winning £500, while Lemonade Boutique took third, winning £250. It was an epic battle between the top…

Top management consultancy to help businesses think BIG

By Ciaran McKane

Derry City and Strabane District Council have announced the appointment of Full Circle Management Solutions to deliver its exciting new Business Innovation & Growth Programme. The programme which is supported by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund, will see over £820,000 channelled into driving the innovation and productivity of local businesses in the Derry and Strabane area.…