Chamber have confirmed the “Black Friday” Shopping campaign to kick off the Christmas Season.
Chamber have received confirmation of Free off street Parking from the Municipal Council for the day and also to have the Christmas Lights turned on that evening. Santa will be in the town for the day. So far 40 businesses have signed up to the campaign. The businesses will offer one day only deals with massive discounts and giveaways. The banks will be open to 6pm. The shops to 8pm
Massive Discounts and Sales, Christmas Lighting Ceremony, Free off street Parking, Late Night Shopping, Late Night Banking, Santa, Shop Local, Meal Deals for families.
To sign up or find out more contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 087-7786834.
GARDAI Meeting Chamber to Discuss Combat of Crime to Rural Businesses
Chamber have requested to meet Senior Gardai to discuss a strategy on how to combat crime against business in rural areas. We would like to get member feedback for this meeting. We are asking every Business for the top three concerns which we will compile and present to the Gardai. Send your concerns to email@example.com
SPCI announce 50 Million for SME Funding
Thursday 29 October 2015 – The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) has today launched its second phase of new funding for Irish SMEs with a €50 million equipment, machinery and vehicle finance programme through specialist SME lender Finance Ireland.
The new phase builds on the successful €400 million lower-cost, longer-term loan programme for SMEs set up with AIB and Bank of Ireland earlier this year.
Finance Ireland will act as on-lender of €50 million provided by the SBCI to provide Irish SMEs with lower-cost funding for equipment, machinery and vehicles. Finance Ireland will provide flexible financing at competitive market rates.
The new products are available immediately, with further details available at www.sbci.gov.ie andwww.financeireland.ie.
2-5 year lending for cars, commercial vehicles, plant and machinery
Similar to SME Leasing but allows SME to take ownership of the asset at the end of the financing period
3-4 year terms for vehicles with a lower monthly payment than lease or hire purchase
2-5 year leases for smaller office equipment (photocopiers, printers) or specialist equipment for medical practitioners/dentists
Bank of Ireland have recently announced that Longford will host one of Bank of Ireland’s Enterprise Towns for 2015. Through this initiative Bank of Ireland and the Longford business community are working together to support local business. In addition to businesses the wider community and local schools are asked to become involved.
The event will run on Saturday and Sunday 12th and 13th of December and will run alongside the Christmas Market currently being organised to take place in the Longford Barracks. Business and the wider community are being asked to come on board with their ideas for the event. Bank of Ireland are keen to point out that the event is Longford’s event and the bank are merely facilitating the organisation and promotion of the event.
For more details or to become involved please contact Longford Bank of Ireland Branch Manager Ita Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org
LYCS Healthy Eating Without Costing the Earth
A FREE Training for Trainers hosted by Longford Federation ICA 11- 4pm Friday 20th November. Worried about food issues
affecting your community and our planet in general?
Want to know more about what we eat, where it comes from and how our food affects people and the planet?
Free training, open to community workers & leaders
Learn fun, participative methodologies to use with groups.
Highly experienced trainers from LYCS, a Dublin community organisation funded by Irish Aid
If you would like to participate please contact Anna Delaney on 085 7543292 – email@example.com