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…

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…

COVID-19 Business and Financial Planning Grant

By Nicolle Walters

BFPG is open to all micro and small or medium-sized businesses in Northern Ireland that are Invest NI customers, or operating in manufacturing, construction, professional services, information and communication, or science and technology. It provides eligible businesses with financial support to work with a consultant to assess the impact of COVID-19 and develop a strategic recovery plan…

Strabane to screen some creepy classics at Halloween Drive In

By Nicolle Walters

It will be a Halloween like no other in Derry and Strabane this year, but despite the restrictions on social activities the people of Strabane can still look forward to a fright night to remember at the movies. Strabane BID Company has confirmed details of a socially distanced Drive In Movie night, to be located…