The NI high street voucher sCheme

Who can apply?

Anyone over the age of 18 in Northern Ireland will be eligible to apply for the scheme, which will provide a pre-paid card worth £100 to be spent in “bricks and mortar” businesses. Around 1.4million people are expected to be eligible.

Apply offline

For those unable to apply online, a telephone service will be available from October 11.

When can I apply

The scheme opened on September 27 with the first applicants receiving the card in the week beginning October 4. It is expected people will receive the card between seven and 10 days of applying.

Will it be busy?

Yes but department officials are keen to stress the portal will be open for four weeks and then everyone will have at least four weeks to spend the money.

How do I apply?

Register online at the NI Direct website. You will be asked for: name, address, date of birth, gender, disability, National Insurance number, driving licence number (optional), mobile phone number and email

What happens after I apply?

Once registered online you will receive an email for confirmation. Information will be checked against the electoral register database followed by Driver Vehicle Licencing Agency.

Spend local & Save

It’s your opportunity to support local bricks and mortar businesses in Northern Ireland with a £100 voucher supplied to you for free.


Get 10% Off

Village Blinds and Shutters will welcome customers who choose to use their high street vouchers towards the purchase of made-to-measure blinds and shutters. Plus, when you over £300 we’ll give you an additional discount of 10%, maximum discount of £100, just to say thank you for your support.


Terms & Conditions. This offer is available to customers within Northern Ireland when they redeem their Spend Local Voucher on any new blinds/shutter order with a total value of between £300 -£1,000. For purchases over £1,000 the maximum discount available is £100. Available from Monday 11th October- Tuesday 30th November.  This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any purchase made using our Finance offer. Discount cannot be applied retrospectively and there is no cash alternative.

Blinds and shutters made by hand, right here in


Blinds made right here in Northern Ireland

With 30 years of experience, we’ve created hundreds of thousands of blinds for homes across Northern Ireland. Every blind and shutter is made to measure by our team of expert production staff.

We’re committed to giving every customer the very best service experience too.

With the release of the NI high street voucher scheme, we are happy to accept the vouchers towards any new blinds or shutters order

Why not book your free home appointment today?

Why choose village?

Your local expert

With 30 years experience, we’re proud to have made hundreds of thousands of blinds for homes across Northern Ireland

Payment options

We’ve a range of payment options available to help finance your new blinds including 0% Finance, (subject to status).

Made with care

At our small factory in Ballymena, our skilled production team make your blinds to the highest standard.

Free installation

Once your new blinds our ready our friendly installation team will fit them perfectly for you for free.

Free home appointments

Our sales advisors can visit you in your home to carry out a survey of your windows and discuss your requirements.

trusted quality

Each new blind comes with a 2-year guarantee for extra peace of mind

Book your home appointment


Complete the handy booking form for your free home appointment.


Perfectly measured new blinds

At Village blinds & shutters we offer free home consultations where we can measure your windows and provide you with fabric samples.

New housing development?

Need an appointment for a new housing development,  with a site address only? The booking form might not accept the site address. If this is the case, please add the site address to the new build section on the form.

Special Instructions

Do you have any important info we should know about the appointment, perhaps access details etc?  If so please add them to the special instructions section of the form.

visit our showroom

If you don’t require a home appointment, please feel free to visit the Village Blinds & Shutters showroom at 10 Pennybridge Industrial Estate, Ballymena, we’re open  from 8:30am-5:30pm Monday – Thursday and 8:30am-4pm on Friday.
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