Time running out to apply for Covid Recovery Grant for your business!
The Covid-19 Revitalisation Recovery Programme will close on 28 September at 6pm – meaning businesses still have four days to send their application.
Substantial improvement works underway at Greenisland Community Centre
Refurbishment works to the tune of £200,000 has commenced at Greenisland Community Centre.
Council welcomes applications for 'Pop-Up Shops' programme
Mid and East Antrim Council is offering people the opportunity to test out whether they would like to go into retail by taking on a pop-up shop in Ballymena, Larne or Carrickfergus.
Blooming Marvellous Achievements Celebrated
The hard work and talents of the borough’s green-fingered residents have been celebrated at the recent ‘Mid and East Antrim In Bloom Community Competition.’
New publication launched on Greenisland and Carrickfergus Home Guard
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Peter Johnston was delighted to meet author Sean MacIntyre at Carrickfergus Civic Centre and Museum and be the first to get a look at his new book focussing on our local Home Guard ‘Dad’s Army’ during World War Two.
Councillors urge people ‘not to judge’ those without face coverings because of hidden disabilities
Face coverings are beginning to be the norm in society however Elected Members are reminding people to be mindful of those with hidden disabilities who are unable to wear one.
Mid and East Antrim Supports Recycle Week 2020! Together – We Recycle
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is supporting Recycle Now’s 17th annual Recycle Week, which runs from 21st – 27th September. The theme for this year’s Recycle Week is 'Thanking the nation: 'Together - We Recycle' - thanking residents for continuing to recycle despite all that has happened this year.
One hundred ‘Grow Your Own Salad’ kits to be distributed across the borough
Following the success of the scheme in April, Mid and East Antrim Loneliness Network has been successful in securing 100 Grow your Own Salad Kits funded by the Northern Healthy Lifestyle Partnership (NHLP).
Mid and East Antrim Industrial Heritage Volunteers highly commended
Dedicated volunteers at four industrial heritage sites in Mid and East Antrim are celebrating.
Concrete firm on solid ground with £700,000 investment and creation of 35 jobs
Moore Concrete, a Ballymena based precast concrete firm, has created 35 new jobs as part of a £700,000 investment in its operations.
North Channel Partnership to meet virtually as campaign for major roads upgrade continues
The next meeting of the North Channel Partnership will see Mid and East Antrim Borough Council (MEABC) and Dumfries and Galloway Council share their experiences from the Covid-19 pandemic, while charting their priorities for the next twelve months.
Waves of visitors making their way to the Gobbins
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Council has welcomed a hugely positive response to the reopening of the Gobbins Coastal Path.
Mayor appeals as Council counts the cost of summer vandalism
Vandalism over the summer has cost Mid and East Antrim Borough Council almost £14,000.
Sir Mo touches down in Mid and East Antrim ahead of Antrim Coast Half Marathon record bid
Four-time Olympic champion runner Sir Mo Farah says he is ‘really excited’ to take in the stunning Mid and East Antrim coastline when he gears up for tomorrow’s Antrim Coast Half Marathon.
Ballymena is open for business!
The town of Ballymena is open for business, and ready to welcome shoppers to #ShopSafely and #SupportLocal
Councils and NIHE roll out new action plan for improving mental health in the workplace
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council Chief Executive, Anne Donaghy, says local councils and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive will do all they can to 'shatter the stigma' around mental health issues, as she officially launched a new Local Government Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy & Action Plan for improving mental health in the workforce earlier today.
Council receives over 50 applications to Town Centre Revitalisation grant scheme
More than 50 local businesses have applied for financial assistance to help them recover from the impact of Covid-19 under the Town Centre Revitalisation Scheme which opened for applications at the start of this month, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s elected members have been told.
Good Relations Week 2020 goes virtual
Local groups and organisations in Mid and East Antrim will showcase their good relations initiatives as part of this year’s virtual celebrations.
Parents invited to try out FREE two-week cloth nappy trial
Mid and East Antrim are offering families the opportunity to try washable nappies for free for two weeks, as well as offering a £20 refund on the cost of buying reusable nappies.