Is your “Manual Handling” up to date?

New Ross & District Chamber are holding a half-day Manual Handling Workshop for new staff and staff requiring refresher training. Manual Handling Training can help protect your employees against accidental injury due to lifting and carrying. It is recommended by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2007 that all staff members have a manual handling certificate.

Book Now – Limited Places Available

Booking & Cancellation Policy

Date: Friday 20th September 2019
Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Trainer:  Silver Fern First Aid & Safety Training
Venue: Conference Room, The Rising Tide Business Centre, 35 South Street, New Ross
Cost: €35 – Member / €40 – Non-Member

Includes a Certificate Valid for 3 years

For queries or to make a booking please contact Jennifer Power by T: 051 425077 or E: admin@newrosschamber.ie

First Aid Response Training

New Ross & District Chamber are providing First Aid Response Training for both Members and Non-Members.

This 3 day course is for anyone wanting to learn how to recognise and care for people with life-threatening injuries before the arrival of healthcare practitioners. It is also for people who require basic first aid training as part of their job.

Book Now – Limited Places Available

Booking & Cancellation Policy

Dates: Monday 9th, 16th & 23rd September 2019
Time: 9.30am – 5.00pm
Trainer:  Silver Fern First Aid & Safety Training
Venue: Conference Room, The Rising Tide Business Centre, 35 South Street, New Ross.
Cost: €200 Members / €230 Non-Members

Includes a Certificate Valid for 2 years

For queries or to make a booking please contact Jennifer Power by T: 051 425077 or E: admin@newrosschamber.ie

Chamber Shopping Vouchers-available all year round!!

SUPPORT LOCAL 

As a community, we need to realise that our spending decisions will directly impact on the job security of our friends and families. Every Euro we spend locally has a multiplier effect in our community that benefits us and the local economy.

The vouchers are available in denominations of €20 and €50 and are accepted in over 70 businesses in New Ross. Vouchers can be purchased by completing this Order Form, or contact New Ross & District Chamber Office directly by phoning 051-425077, or by emailing admin@newrosschamber.ie

Participating Outlets

EMPLOYERS-

Under the current revenue rules, employers are permitted to give a once off payment up to €500 worth of vouchers to each employee without any tax implications for either, i.e. the employee can accept vouchers without incurring PAYE, PRSI  USC or BIK.  The employer is not liable for PRSI . Also if the voucher is treated as a bonus or part there of, it can be claimed as a business expense. The only obligation on the employer is to keep a record of employee’s that they issue vouchers to.

 

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If you are in business and would like to join the New Ross & District Chamber Voucher Scheme please contact New Ross & District Chamber Office on 051-425077 or email: admin@newrosschamber.ie    Main benefits of becoming a participating outlet are: Accepting New Ross & District  Shopping Vouchers encourages uplift in sales, Maintain and develop your customer base, Attract new customers from surrounding areas, Get recognition for work to promote New Ross collectively, Part of a brand that promotes quality, value, choice and excellence in customer service,

Your money is spent in the New Ross & District  and stays in the New Ross & District.

Your money supports New Ross District Jobs & Employment.

The GreenSave Programme – Greening Wexford Businesses

The GreenSave Programme is available to SMEs based in County Wexford and is designed to help those businesses save money while saving the environment.

For a flat fee of €250 participating companies will receive;

√    Mentoring support valued at €1,000
√    On-site review visit and follow-up support visit
√    Assistance in developing environmental policy, monitoring and improvements
√    Telephone support as required
√    Final evaluation visit after three months
√   EcoCert certification, if required

Participation in this innovative programme is also risk free – the €250 fee is fully refundable in the event that the annual savings identified do not exceed €250.

Interested in saving money while saving the environment?

Download the Application Form

For further information contact Katie O’ Connor at Wexford Chamber on 053 912 2226 or email katieoconnor@wexfordchamber.ie 

 

Lake Region Medical Charity 4 Mile Run/2 Mile Walk – 2017

Come join us for our annual charity 4 mile run/walk kiddies dash . Lots of fun and prizes to be had including DJ and entertainment for the kids and some well earned refreshments .This year all proceeds go to our two chosen charity’s Our Lady of Fatima school in Wexford and Touching hearts Waterford . So whether your a keen experienced runner or just fancy a stroll through the beautiful park come along all are welcome !! Hope to see you there…

The Lake Region 4 Mile Run/2 Mile Walk will take place on Sunday, 15th Oct at 11:30am in the JFK Arboretum, New Ross Co Wexford

For further details click HERE or check out Lake Region Medical Charity Events on Facebook

Kennedy Summer School 2017 Was a Great Success!!

Some of the biggest names in Irish and American politics and media came together for an insightful and inspiring Kennedy Summer School. The Summer School was hailed as a great success by New Ross Municipal District Cathaoirleach Cllr. Willie Fitzharris, while its Chairman Willie Kielthy said he was thrilled with how well it went, especially the way it branched out to incorprate events at New Ross Library, the Kennedy Homestead, the John F Kennedy Arboretum and St. Mary’s secondary School.

 

 

 

 

New Ross Piano Festival brings Jazz Day on Wednesday 20th Sept

An event that brings business and prestige to the town of New Ross – as well as being pure pleasure to music lovers. There’s a new Jazz Day on Wednesday, with a lunchtime concert at 1 pm with Phil Ware [piano] and Damian Evans [bass]. Why not take your employess up? There’s complimentary tea and coffee afterwards, so they could bring their lunch! In the evening at 8pm the legendary jazz pianist, Enrico Pieranunzi , will be performing. Not to be missed.
The rest of the week is full of events. Details at www.newrosspianofestival.com and Facebook.

Q2 2017 In BUSINESS Magazine

The 2nd quarter of In BUSINESS Magazine is now available, pop in to the New Ross & District Chamber office on 36 South Street and pick up your issue today, can’t call in.. then please click on image below for a pdf format of magazine.

In BUSINESS is brought to you by Chambers Ireland covering all the news from Chambers all over the Country.

 

 

Ever wonder how social media, digital marketing works and were always too afraid to ask.

New Ross & District Chamber in association with  Lorcan Kinsella Founder & CEO of Brand Nova Digital  will be hosting a number of evenings for businesses over the coming months..

Places Available: 10                           Bookings/Inquiries To: New Ross & District Chamber
Next Date: TBC                                     T: 051 425077        E: admin@newrosschamber.ie

Times: 6.15pm to 9.00pm         Venue: Conference Room @ the Rising Tide Business Centre, No 35 South Street, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Cost: Chamber Members Free             Non-Chamber Members €10.00 PP

Titled “How To Market Your Business Online” aims to demystify the jargon associated with social media & digital marketing.

We hope to see you there and help New Ross to Go Digital!

 

 

Saturday 22nd April-A fun family day out in New Ross for All!!!

A fun family day out in New Ross for all.

Ladies it’s the day to come to town and wear your Easter Bonnet. Enjoy strolling the streets of New Ross browsing shops. New Ross has unique  family run businesses from Fashion, Jewellery, Gift  Cosmetic and Food what a choice of top quality goods at the right price, a compact shopping area to spend a few hours and  pick up some of the special offers on the day.

You can also enjoy all the bonnets on display and  spend time exploring the shops, as there will be bonnets of all shapes and sizes young and old to admire as the annual Wexford Sports and Classic Car Club will have the Quay full of cars and are hosting Ford 100 cars marking a historical landmark in Irish motoring. This event gets bigger and better every year and is one of the biggest FREE CAR SHOWS around.

Bring your family to New Ross and, let your  children  take part in a fun Treasure Hunt, experience been a pirate on board the Tall Ship Dunbrody which is moored at the quayside, visit the Apex Leisure Swimming Pool for a swim or gym work out.

Get together throughout the day for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea in the many cafes restaurants like the shops are family run offering a variety range of home coking

Pick up the New Ross Street Focus street map and take a walk along the river side board walk, shake hands with John F Kennedy, visit the Ros Tapestry, a short walk away is the award winning Library Park and then take a stroll around the refurbished St Mary’s Church and grounds as part of The Norman Way. There is so much to be seen, things you miss every time you rush long the quays and over the river Barrow.

New Ross Boat Club and New Ross Sea Scouts will be out enjoying the waters of the River Barrow on the day, if interested in taking up water sport activities do make contact and they give you advice

This year the New Ross Branch of the RNLI will launch their National Mayday Appeal on the 22nd April in conjunction with the Wexford Sports and Classic Car Club car show, the Mayday Appeal raises much need moneys to ensure the volunteer crew members are fully trained and equipped to answer the call whenever it comes regardless of time or conditions. and details on how to get involved

 

New Ross is so close, it’s just down the road, the centre of the South East come and visit on Saturday 22nd April enjoy the area and all the Bonnets on the day.