Category Archives: Portfolio

Let's Get Green & Clean Our Canal – Saturday 25th Febraury @2pm, Rampart Rd, Greenbank

by suzanne

The Hub Newry are coworking with Love Your Lough to help cleanup the Newry Canal Area – Saturday 25th February @2pm. The Rampart is a beautiful green, wetland habitat for many different species of lough birds with the common seal also often spotted splashing about in these waters. Unfortunately this area is littered with significant amounts of plastic & … Continue reading Let's Get Green & Clean Our Canal – Saturday 25th Febraury @2pm, Rampart Rd, Greenbank

An Award Winning Coworkingspace Is Only As Fab As Its Community!

by suzanne

We were delighted to be awarded “Best Workplace in C. Down” by Build Magazine earlier this month for our coworkingspace and it’s all due to our amazing Hub members! Our amazing  community of freelancers, microbusinesses, SME‘s,community groups and friends inspire us all everyday here in our coworkingspace! There’s never a dull day and it’s amazing to be a … Continue reading An Award Winning Coworkingspace Is Only As Fab As Its Community!

The Hub's Community & Charity Partnership's

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As part of The Hub Newry’s WellBeing Pledge we really enjoy doing what we can #givingback to #local #community.  The Hub Newry is very much involved with Young Enterprise Northern Ireland, Prince’s Trust Northern Ireland as well as #collaborative, community & #networking groups including Newry Thrives, Newry Creates , NEWRY BID and the “Linen Memorial … Continue reading The Hub's Community & Charity Partnership's

Running the perfect meeting requires the right meeting rooms!

by suzanne

Running the perfect meeting isn’t always that simple……you need the right meeting rooms space! If you need to hold an important meeting but generally work from home, or you’re based in a small office not conveniently located, it’s a good idea to source and hire a professional meeting room space dedicated to business or communities. … Continue reading Running the perfect meeting requires the right meeting rooms!

"Growing Your Business Community", NOT "Networking"?

by suzanne

What does “networking” mean to you? Does it conjure up “wider community” be it business or wider community organisations or just bring sweaty palms & nerves? Just the word”networking” can put a lot of people off but really you’re just building your business community. It can benefit both your business and you as a person … Continue reading "Growing Your Business Community", NOT "Networking"?

What could coworking NI bring to your business?

by suzanne

What is coworking at The Hub Newry, NI? The Hub is a coworking space with a shared office business community in Newry, NI and is central between Belfast and Dublin. The space is for business start-ups, freelancers, small businesses and community groups from private / public / social enterprise organisations, NI / UK / ROI … Continue reading What could coworking NI bring to your business?

The Benefits of Using a “Registered Office Address & Mailbox Facility”

by suzanne

 Benefits of a mailbox for your business? There are various business structures in today’s world including freelancers, new start-ups, small businesses & direct sellers. Some of these are home-based or of a mobile nature, or perhaps looking to expand into various locations but without needing a physical presence on the ground. All of these could give … Continue reading The Benefits of Using a “Registered Office Address & Mailbox Facility”

Articles, Tips & Networking

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Useful NI & UK Business Websites: Ni business info Startacus Inc.com Intertrade Ireland Startup Nation WomenInBusiness InvestNI EnterpriseNI Federation of Small Business NI  Chamber of Commerce Confederation of British Industry Rural Community Network Digital Circle  Advice NI Young Enterprise  Social Enterprise NI  Local NI Business Skills / Partners: Website / Social Media / Search Engine … Continue reading Articles, Tips & Networking

Linen Memorial Exhibition at Omagh Public Library

by suzanne

Artist – art historian Dr Lycia Trouton invites you, albeit with sombre reflection, to view The Linen Memorial, a “counter- monument” at Omagh Public Library, now viewing until 1 February 2016. The Memorial has previously been shown internationally as well as around many locations in N.Ireland including Stormont, Warrenpoint & Newry. There is acoustic music provided … Continue reading Linen Memorial Exhibition at Omagh Public Library

Alternative Ulster; Rebuilding Northern Ireland’s Economy

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Patrick Murdock of The Hub Newry recently visited Milan to attend the amazing CoWorking Europe Conference of 2015! Much of what Patrick learnt can be fed back into Northern Ireland in an effort to help rebuild its economy, here’s what he had to say in a recent article, published on “SluggerO’Toole”: Alternative Ulster; Rebuilding Northern … Continue reading Alternative Ulster; Rebuilding Northern Ireland’s Economy

It's a "YES" from Newry, now a "Northern Ireland (NI) Business Improvement District"

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We are so proud to have been a “Task Group Member” for Newry’s Business Improvement District (BID) and looking forward to being on the “Interim Board”. A bright future for Newry & NI, let’s put this place on the map! On the 25th September 2015, the Newry City business community was asked to vote on … Continue reading It's a "YES" from Newry, now a "Northern Ireland (NI) Business Improvement District"

Introducing Our Newest Green Champion…..

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Welcome to Kelley McAleenan of Ashview Consultants – their newest recruit! Ashview Health & Safety Consultants are going from strength to strength and expanding rapidly and we’re so pleased that they call “The Hub Newry” their home! Kelley’s already made a big environmental impact and is starting her NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management to cover NI, … Continue reading Introducing Our Newest Green Champion…..

Hub's chosen charities for Q4 2015!

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For the quarter leading up until Christmas we have chosen Woman’s Aid Newry – Womens Aid, Newry as our local charity and RefugeeAction.or.uk – Refugee Action as our International charity. Last Quarter’s charity fundraising: Sinead Gorman of Ashview Consultants Ltd made amazing efforts & helped to raise an amazing £420.00 for PIPS through marathon running! We also managed to … Continue reading Hub's chosen charities for Q4 2015!

What are our Hub Residents getting up to this Autumn?

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We’re a collaborative bunch here & all help out with hints, tips, referrals but our resident businesses have also all been beavering away on various projects & goals, here’s some snippets for yous: Eoin Lennon of OIN Interactive (website & graphic design) is submersed in a number of projects at the moment with clients all over Ireland & … Continue reading What are our Hub Residents getting up to this Autumn?

We're supporting the PIPS Newry 10K Run & 5K Walk Sun 6th Sept

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The Hub Newry’s Summer Charity is PIPS Newry & Mourne & our resident, Sinead Gorman of Ashview Consultants has made a great effort in her marathons so far, not stopping yet. Here’s some info on the next one in Newry!   The 5th annual PIPS Newry & Mourne 10K Run /5K Walk will take place … Continue reading We're supporting the PIPS Newry 10K Run & 5K Walk Sun 6th Sept

What is Placemaking?

by suzanne

What if we build our community around places? “Placemaking” referes to a collaborative process that inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community, what do they really need & what would really work? There’s community based participation at it’s centre. The term capitalizes on a local community’s assets, inspiration, and … Continue reading What is Placemaking?

Green Champion of June goes to….

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            Winner of our “Green Champion of the Month” of June… is Nuala Devlin Saul of Brack Tours  for achieving  a “Gold” award from Green Tourism UK. Also for her resolute efforts in keeping the Hub community clean (the dishes), green & sustainable & for her dog walking & cycling to work & her … Continue reading Green Champion of June goes to….

A Snapshot of Our Happy Hub Shared Office Community!

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virtual office Northern Ireland – Long overdue, here are some of our amazing business residents in our buzzy, bright (but very hardworking) shared workspace & meeting place in Newry! For more information on virtual office Northern Ireland – flexible desk hire, hot-desking, office space, meeting room hire or virtual office facilities including registered office address … Continue reading A Snapshot of Our Happy Hub Shared Office Community!

Hate The Word "Networking"? We Love "Mingling"!

by suzanne

What do you really think of Networking, what does it mean to you? Networked businesses tend to be open, random, and supportive, whereas those relying on hierarchical, traditional management methods are closed, selective, and controlling. Successful networks help you with resilience to outside forces like recessions & can aid you in meeting new clients, raising your … Continue reading Hate The Word "Networking"? We Love "Mingling"!

Useful websites & contacts for yas!

by suzanne

Here’s a list of useful NI websites / contacts &  NI networking groups to make your life just that little easier & hopefully help your business / organisation to grow: NI Business Info Startacus Inc.com Intertrade Ireland Startup Nation WomenInBusiness Invest NI Enterprise NI Heatlth & Safety Works NI Federation of Small Businesses Chamber of … Continue reading Useful websites & contacts for yas!

Top 10 reasons for using an NI registered office address / mailbox

by suzanne

If you’re work’s based from home, you’re moving home, travelling a lot, perhaps expanding to a new location or setting up a business from scratch than having a private mailbox  is often the solution as a secure location to have mail sent to. Similar to a PO Box but is owned and operated by a private … Continue reading Top 10 reasons for using an NI registered office address / mailbox

Ashview Consultants are in glossy Print!!!!

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Hub Newry Residents Ashview Consultants are in glossy print in the “Construction Industry News Journal” this month. Have a read, we’re very proud of them!!!!! Ashview have been located at The Hub for several years now & we’ve watched them grow from strength to strength. If you’re interested in hearing more then give MD – … Continue reading Ashview Consultants are in glossy Print!!!!

Could you up your game by using a Registered Office Address Facility & Mailbox Rental?

by suzanne

Why do you need a Registered Office Address / Mailbox? A lot of freelancers, small businesses, community groups are based from home but could really up their professional game by having a registered address & mailbox in a city centre location. It’s so simple & economical to set up & all mail can be stored … Continue reading Could you up your game by using a Registered Office Address Facility & Mailbox Rental?