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Take a browse through the Borough’s markets this Autumn!

Press release -

Take a browse through the Borough’s markets this Autumn!

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is urging locals to come enjoy, explore and love your local market this Autumn!

Catering for everyone, each market offers a great selection of local produce - featuring an array of tasty treats, fresh fish, delicious homemade food and much more!

There’s also a wide variety of goods on offer - from plants and clothing to giftware and household essentials – the markets offer the perfect opportunity to stock up on everything you need.

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Alderman Noel Williams, said: “By choosing to shop at one of our great markets, you are helping support our local traders as well as the many local businesses that supply produce. This has many positive benefits for our local communities too – with local job opportunities and support for the local economy.”

Venues and times for the markets are:

  • Larne - Larne Market Yard, every Wednesday from 8am to 1pm
  • Ballymena - Ballymoney Road Cark Park, Ballymena every Saturday from 8am to 2pm
  • Carrickfergus - Joymount car park, every Thursday from 8am to 2pm (Managed by the YMCA - all enquiries should be directed to T: 028 9335 5890)

For further information log onto:

If you would be interested in trading at any Mid and East Antrim Borough’s markets please E: or T: 028 9335 8273




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Chris Kilpatrick

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Deborah Cummings

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Aisling Maguire

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is a multi-award winning local authority which leads the way in the transformation of ever-more efficient and improved public services for its 139,000 citizens.

The traditional engine room of the Northern Ireland economy, the borough has a proud manufacturing heritage, diverse and dynamic business community, and a rapidly expanding tourism and hospitality sector.

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