Strabane Restaurants crowned winners at Irish Awards

By Jack

Strabane restaurants cleaned up at the recent Irish Restaurant Awards with three local businesses winning four top awards. Strabane’s hospitality sector had fantastic success at the Ulster Regional Awards held in the stunning Slieve Russell Hotel, County Cavan on Tuesday 23rd August 2022. Oysters Restaurant, Patrick Street, scooped two awards under the Tyrone category for Best Customer…

Local entrepreneurs pitch for Pop Up places

By Ciaran McKane

Local entrepreneurs from across Derry and Strabane took on the judges last week to battle it out Dragon’s Den style for a place in the RE:IMAGINE Pop Up Shop initiative, and the chance to showcase their brands in a prime retail location.The scheme is organised by Derry City and Strabane District Council, working in conjunction…

InStrabane gift card sales hit £100,000

By Ciaran McKane

Sales of the InStrabane gift card have officially surpassed the £100,000 mark, with every penny recycled back into the Strabane economy, supporting local businesses. The gift card was first set up in April 2018 by Strabane BID and can be spent in a range of stores and sectors within the town centre. The card can…

Enterprise Week

By Ciaran McKane

Enterprise Week 2021 will take place from Monday 19th – Friday 23rd April offering a week long programme of events  to guide local entrepreneurs through the local economy’s Covid recovery phase. The FREE online events will offer expert support in building business resilience and how to tailor operations and services to meet the unprecedented demand…

Enterprise Week 2021 to focus on Covid recovery and revitalisation

By Ciaran McKane

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Enterprise Week 2021 will focus on guiding entrepreneurs through the local economy’s Covid recovery phase. The online programme for the annual event, which will be held from Monday April 19th to Friday April 23rd,will offer expert support in building business resilience and how to tailor operations and services to…