New Pop Up Shop in the Strabane Pagoda

By Ciaran McKane

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane Districy Council, Alderman Graham Warke, pictured with local entrepreneur Jenna Mitchell, at the launch of the new Pop Up Shop in the Strabane Pagoda. Jenna’s new business venture, Scottie Paws, beat off the competition as one of six entrepreneurs who won over the judges to secure a place on the RE:IMAGINE ​Pop Up Shop…

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…

Strabane BID receives successful YES vote for second term

By Ciaran McKane

Strabane BID will continue to assist and promote local businesses in the town centre and support the local economy after achieving a second term following a successful yes vote in a ballot of businesses.The first five-year term of the Strabane Business Improvement District (BID) ends on October 31st, and a renewal ballot was held between…

Flower of Sweet Strabane prize winners announced

By Ciaran McKane

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Graham Warke, has praised the high standard of entry in the Flower of Sweet Strabane window dressing competition following the formal announcement of the winners in the town centre this week. The initiative, hosted by the Strabane BID in conjunction with the Department for Communities, invited…