Preparing for recovery: Strabane BID is looking for your opinion.

By Ciaran McKane

The lives and livelihoods of all of us have been severely affected in the past weeks by the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and the measures we have had to observeย to control the infection. The Northern Ireland Executive recently released its 5 step plan to re-open Northern Ireland and I would like toย understand the views…

Strabane BID Company Welcomes Further Business Rates Support

By Ciaran McKane

The Strabane BID Company welcomed todayโ€™s announcement of further Rates Support which will see the hardest hit by the pandemic pay no rates for the full financial year up to 31 March 2021.  The Strabane BID Company had written to the Minister for Finance calling for action to support the business community of Strabane Town. Welcoming…

Council launches 100 Day Consolidation Programme to assist businesses

By Ciaran McKane

Derry City and Strabane District Council has announced another initiative to help local businesses navigate the current economic difficulties.The 100 Day Consolidation Programme, which is part of Council’s ongoing Business Boost initiative, will provide businesses with their own set of cashflow projections for the next 100 days, that will highlight their short-term cash requirements over this…

Council continues to offer remote support to local businesses

By Ciaran McKane

Derry City and Strabane District Council has this week launched a range of initiatives designed to support local businesses affected by the challenges presented by the ongoing Coronavirus emergency. With new regulations that will see the closure of many local businesses coming into force today, Council is encouraging local companies to explore their options in…

InStrabane gift card proves popular at Argos

By Ciaran McKane

Argos took the title for top sales using the InStrabane gift card in a busy December period. The retailer, which is located in the Bradley Way Shopping Park, received 26 payments using the gift card in the lead up to Christmas, which was the largest portion of pre-Christmas gift card redemptions by value of sales.…