Economy Minister Diane Dodds MLA holds consultation with Lisburn Chamber
June 5th 2020
Lisburn Chamber was delighted to have the opportunity to meet on zoom with Economy Minister
Diane Dodds and MP for Lagan Valley, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson. Local business representatives asked
questions on current COVID19 regulations and their impact on various sectors of the
local economy with discussion on future requirements to rejuvenate the economy.
Lisburn Chamber make donation to Lagan Valley Hospital
On behalf of Lisburn Chamber, Rosaleen Stewart presented hand creams and sanitisers
to staff at Lagan Valley Hospital to help during the Covid19 pandemic. We are delighted to show
our support for our NHS staff and frontline workers in these difficult times.
Lisburn Chamber pay visit to Citywatch CCTV NI
Members of the Lisburn Chamber Executive recently paid a visit to Citywatch
CCTV NI and received a presentation from Operations Manager, Jacqueline Crockett.
A valuable insight was gained into the work of the CCTV control room in making Lisburn
a safer place for the public and local business community.
Northern Ireland Chambers agree to collaborate
The Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a meeting of
representatives of 13 Chambers from across the province, including Lisburn
Chamber. Key issues currently affecting all business sectors were raised and
agreement was reached to collaborate and lobby on a joint basis in the future.
Regular joint meetings are planned moving forward.
Lisburn Chamber helping Air Ambulance NI
Lisburn Chamber of Commerce recently made a presentation to Air Ambulance NI
at their base at the Maze, Lisburn. The charity was the designated beneficiary of the
raffle at the Chamber Annual Dinner which took place at Down Royal racecourse in
October. A fantastic sum of £1,500 was raised on the night.
Chamber President, Garry MacDonald commented, “our Annual Dinner this year was a
tremendous success and well supported by the local business community. Everyone
values the excellent life-saving work carried out by Air Ambulance NI and it was a pleasing
to see a large amount was raised by the kind generosity of everyone who attended.”