Shine Programme

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The Shine Programme is Ards and North Down Borough Council’s principal business support and growth programme.  The programme provides one to one specialist business advice to take your company to the next level of growth.  The programme includes three different levels of advice which are tailored to the needs of the businesses.  This programme will run until December 2022.


The Shine Programme provides tailored and specialist business support to micro and small enterprises to support the development of a more prosperous economy within the council area.

The Shine programme:

  • Supports the creation of new sustainable jobs in the Ards and North Down area
  • Strengthens the local business base by helping businesses to become more competitive in indigenous and export markets
  • Promotes business growth and innovation
  • Provides accessible business support that meets local needs and is tailored to business requirements

The programme also provides a range of topical business development workshops.

For further information or to register your interest for the programme please email Karine McGuckin or email Paula Ault or call 0300 013 333 (ext. 40961)

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