Entries by Adam Goodall


Derry City and Strabane District Council Launches 100 Day Consolidation Programme to assist businesses during Covid-19

Derry City and Strabane District Council has announced another initiative to help local businesses navigate the current economic difficulties casued by COVID-19. 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 […]

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Derry City and Strabane District Council Continues To Offer Remote COVID-19 Support To Local Businesses

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 COVID-19 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 […]

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Hawthorn Heights awarded ‘Exemplar’ status by InterTradeIreland

InterTradeIreland’s Fusion programme has awarded “Exemplar” status to five businesses across the island, two of which are Northern Ireland based. The Fusion initiative supports business development by collaborating companies with a research institution and a graduate project manager, funded by InterTradeIreland. The graduate then works directly with the business to deliver new products or improved […]

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Princess Anne opens Ulster University’s new Spatial Computing and Neurotechnology Innovation Hub.

On 17th Jan 2020, The Princess Royal visited Ulster University’s Magee campus to officially open the new state-of-the-art Spatial Computing and Neurotechnology Innovation Hub (SCANi-hub). The SCANi-hub uses cutting edge technology to determine the body and brain’s responses to stress, fatigue, achievement, awareness, error and threats in complex training and performance assessment scenarios simulated in […]

New manufacturing facility and new jobs as Derry engineering firm, Gallagher and McKinney, expands

Gallagher and McKinney Limited has built a new manufacturing facility at Skeoge Industrial Park, and is creating 14 new jobs. The Derry mechanical engineering and piping firm provides contractor and sub-contractor project management on piping projects, which include the manufacture and installation of steel work support systems. “We have ambitious plans for the business with […]

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Joule Group invest in Derry City and Strabane to support UAE and Qatar export success,

Technical fire engineering services specialist, Joule Group is winning new business in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar following R&D investment. The new contracts are being delivered by the team in Northern Ireland, creating 16 new jobs at its Londonderry headquarters. The company offers consultancy expertise on fire engineering design, construction and operational processes. Its digital technology […]