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Newry Chamber Hosts Anniversary Celebration for Newry Reporter

Newry Chamber were delighted to welcome members of the Hodgett Family and The Newry Reporter Editorial Team to a reception last week to mark the 155th year of the paper.

Julie Gibbons, President of Newry Chamber said:

“The Hodgett Family are amongst the longest established members of Newry Chamber. We wanted to recognise their valuable contribution to the business community over three generations and we wish them every continued success in the future.”

Geoff Hodgett, Director of The Newry Reporter said:

“We were delighted to have our 155th year in print and the 100th anniversary of ownership of the Reporter by the Hodgett Family, acknowledged by Newry Chamber in this way.”

“Our membership with the Chamber goes back to 1911 and we have been active participants throughout that time right up to the present day with our Editor, Paul Welsh, a member of the Chamber Council.”

“On behalf of the Hodgett Family and the team at The Newry Reporter, I’d like to thank the Newry Chamber for this honour.”