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Newry's £2.5million public realm scheme complete: McCausland
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has officially opened the £2.5million Newry linkages Public Realm scheme. [read more]
A-Levels Are Not The Only Option For GCSE Students - NIIRTA
The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has congratulated young people receiving their GCSE results today and urged them to consider alternative courses to A-Levels, which the six FE local FE Colleges offer. [read more]
Newry Chamber & NIIRTA Slam DOE Minister's Decision To Push Ahead With Newry Out of Town Development
Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade and the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Association (NIIRTA) has described as bitterly disappointing and utterly absurd the decision of DOE Minister Durkan to give full planning permission to a major out of town development including a food super outside Newry. [read more]
A-Level Students - Are You Future Retail Entrepreneurs?
As A-Level students receive their results today and consider their next move, the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has urged them to consider a career in retail and even to consider starting their own retail business. [read more]
Law firm Edwards & Co Solicitors has launched a new initiative to develop links and communication among entrepreneurs and small businesses in Belfast. Based on Twitter, the project is increasing rapidly in terms of popularity and followers  causing a stir replica watches among SMEs in Belfast. [read more]
NIIRTA Comment on Gaza Protest Against Retailers
With protests and calls of boycotts against its members, the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has issued the following statement. [read more]
New Crackdown On Business Crime Needed - NIIRTA
With the recent decision of a District Judge banning a 24-year-old shoplifter from entering any shop or shopping centre in Northern Ireland, the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has called for a new crackdown on shoplifting. [read more]
Planning Policy is Not Working for Town Centres
Last week, NIIRTA was deeply disappointed with DOE Minister Mark H Durkans decision to grant a major out of town hypermarket in Strabane. This followed another decision to give outline permission for a similar hypermarket in Carnbane outside Newry. [read more]
Newry Chamber Calls for Minister Durkan to refer Carnbane Way to PAC
Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade led a delegation including Minister Mark H Durkan, Department of Environment on a guided tour of Newry City on the 24 July 2014. The visit was prompted by the business community's serious concerns about the impact an out of town development at Carnbane Way would have on existing businesses in and around the city. [read more]
NIIRTA Welcomes Simon Danczuk MP As New Small Shops Group Chair
Simon Danczuk, Rochdale MP, will take on the Chairmanship of the House of Commons All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group following Priti Patel MPs promotion in the Government reshuffle to Exchequer Secretary. (( [read more]