​Mid and East Antrim in running to become ultimate foodie destination in Ireland

Press releases   •   Jul 23, 2019 14:19 BST

Mid and East Antrim has been shortlisted as one of Ireland’s top 10 Foodie Destinations for a second year running.

Brain injury survivor shows his metal to forge successful blacksmith business

Press releases   •   Jul 23, 2019 09:29 BST

A Co Antrim man has fought back from a traumatic brain injury to launch his own blacksmith business, thanks to help from the Go For It Programme in association with Mid & East Antrim Borough Council.

Mid and East Antrim to hold a special Service of Remembrance for World War II Veterans

Press releases   •   Jul 19, 2019 09:43 BST

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council will hold a special Service of Remembrance in recognition of those who fought in the Second World War from Northern Ireland.

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim host Malmo FF ahead of game with Ballymena United

Press releases   •   Jul 18, 2019 16:01 BST

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have hosted a reception for Malmo Football Club delegates ahead of their game with Ballymena United Football Club (BUFC).

​Beat the back to school blues with borough’s uniform exchange

Press releases   •   Jul 18, 2019 11:30 BST

A new uniform exchange scheme is helping families across Mid and East Antrim cut the cost of going back to school.

Get a bite of the action at the new Gobbins café!

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2019 12:49 BST

​The café at the Gobbins Visitor Centre in Islandmagee is under new management and is keeping the thousands of visitors to the attraction well-fuelled for the action packed walk.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to respond to Aviation 2050 strategy

Press releases   •   Jul 16, 2019 15:18 BST

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council are preparing its response to the government’s Green Paper on its new aviation strategy – Aviation 2050 – the future of UK Aviation.

Council secures deal for ‘hidden gem’ Glynn land

Press releases   •   Jul 16, 2019 14:11 BST

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has completed the purchase of land within the village of Glynn – moving plans to revitalise the area and its iconic bridge a step closer.

Council outlines plans to shape Mid and East Antrim’s ambitious future

Press releases   •   Jul 16, 2019 11:44 BST

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has launched its new Corporate Plan setting out its key priorities for the next four years.

Have your say on the need and location of a new football facility in Portglenone

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2019 15:53 BST

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council will conduct a survey to establish both the need and a suitable location for a new sports provision within the village of Portglenone.

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About Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council covers an area of over 400sq miles extending from the River Bann to the world famous Antrim Coast. There are three main towns, Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne with a population of just over 135,000 people. We provide more services to citizens than ever before, ranging from responsibility for waste management, leisure and parks provision, to our crucial role in economic growth and investment, health, education, community safety, and safeguarding our environment.


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