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.…

Strabane businesses to benefit from improvement programme

By Ciaran McKane

A number of businesses in Strabane will soon go live online after successfully applying for support through the Enhancing Strabane Town Centre Programme. The programme is being delivered by Strabane BID Company with funding from the Department for Communities and five local companies will benefit from a new website as well as training in maintaining…

BID members encouraged to avail of cost-cutting service

By Ciaran McKane

Businesses across Strabane who have signed up to the BID group have the opportunity to avail of some valuable cost-saving advice on merchant services provision, with the help of Bank of Ireland. Members can benefit from a free cost saving analysis of their current provision as well as special rates for provision from BOI through…

O’Neills MD appointed Chair of Strabane BID

By Ciaran McKane

Managing Director of O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Ltd, Kieran Kennedy, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Strabane BID. He takes over from local publican Michael Kelly who will remain in a supporting role as Deputy Chair. The Strabane Business Improvement District BID is an initiative where businesses in the town work…