Regions: Northern Ireland
Councillors hail staff for ‘continued excellence and delivery’
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council staff have been praised by Councillors for their exemplary delivery of crucial services to the area’s citizens.
Despite the huge challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic over the past 18 months, staff have ensured the health, safety and wellbeing of Mid and East Antrim’s citizens was the priority, rolling out a wide range of initiatives and interventions to
Council responds to NIPSA statement
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has a zero tolerance for bullying and harassment and strongly rejects allegations made by the NIPSA Regional Representative.
Council is extremely disappointed NIPSA has failed to engage with management around these unfounded claims prior to issuing an online survey on surveymonkey with leading questions, and a statement to the media.
Council management co
New £1m Sullatober Household Recycling Centre project takes another step forward
Plans for a new £1million waste recycling facility in Carrickfergus, have taken another step forward with the closure of the existing site from Saturday 2 October at 5pm.
Fire up your business potential with council’s new business support programme
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council (MEABC) have launched an exciting new support programme to businesses in the borough who are in their early stage of development.
Taste the best of Mid and East Antrim at Balmoral Show 2021
Visitors to Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s exhibitor stand at this year’s Balmoral Show, from 22 to 25 September, will have the opportunity to sample a feast of flavours and mouthwatering treats from a selection of our homegrown food and drink producers.
Local Groups in Mid and East Antrim celebrate ‘Brighter Days Ahead’ for Young People as part of Good Relations Week 2021
Local Groups in Mid and East Antrim will celebrate the peace building and cultural diversity efforts of young people and the challenges they face with a creative programme of cross-community and multicultural events as part of Good Relations Week 2021.
MEABC’s COVID Confidence Scheme picks up best in UK award from APSE
The team behind Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s (MEABC’s) innovative COVID Confidence Scheme have been awarded the APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) Best Service Team accolade at the organisation’s awards ceremony in Birmingham last night.
Council seeking views on proposals to invest in the regeneration of Larne
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is encouraging local businesses and the wider public to feed in their views on the proposed pedestrianisation of Dunluce Street and Lower Cross Street in Larne.
Mid and East Antrim honoured with silver award for UK Council of the Year
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has been recognised as one of the very best in the UK at a prestigious awards ceremony.
Comedy festival brings all the laughs to Larne this September
Some of the country’s best known comedians are hoping to be pitch perfect celebrating a night of side-splitting comedy at Inver Park. BBC Blame Game Star Neil Delamere and Northern Ireland comedy sensation Paddy Raff will be taking to the stage this September as part of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s vibrant arts programme.
Secrets of Carrick’s ‘clink’ unearthed in new exhibit
Stories buried in the walls of old gaol cells in Carrickfergus are being released from behind bars to the public in an exciting new Museum exhibition. The Guard Room and former Warrant Officer’s House, beside the town’s Museum, has been brought back to life in the latest investment project to be rolled out by Carrickfergus Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI).
Council launches Ballymena bid for City Status
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has officially launched its bid to see Ballymena awarded city status. The bid forms part of a UK-wide civic honours competition, launched in June this year and designed to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen in 2022.
‘Country Gardener’ Aaron’s pandemic planning produces rich harvest
While many businesses were plunged into uncertainty at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, garden maintenance specialist, Aaron Breen from Gleno, used the opportunity to nourish his growing company with the help of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s Business Client Manager, Laura McCourt.
Mayor celebrates commitment of Eco Rangers in Larne and Carrickfergus
Members of the now nationally known Eco Rangers met for a Mayor’s reception in Larne Town Hall recently to receive life buoyancy aids provided by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, as a demonstration of continued support to this litter-fighting group.
Community Health & Wellbeing take to the road
Community Health and Wellbeing vans are taking to the roads of Mid and East Antrim Borough and making it even easier for residents to access services.
Wakehurst and Clough score new MUGA sports pitches
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor William McCaughey, has welcomed the completion of two new multi-use sports arenas in the borough.
History behind a hidden gem in Ballymena revealed
A specially commissioned film marking European Heritage Open Days 2021 and the Tercentenary of St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland in Ballymena, can be viewed online from 6 September.
Ballymena sees First Manufacturing Excellence Academy
A Manufacturing Excellence Academy has been set up in Ballymena with funding from The Gallaher Trust and with assistance and support from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s Manufacturing Task Force and the Northern Regional College.
NI Centenary exhibition at Carrickfergus Museum sharing untold stories of Mid and East Antrim
A free exhibition exploring life across the decades is on tour in Mid and East Antrim.
Council calls for UK Government to take "Urgent Action" on Union Connectivity gap
The UK Government must take “urgent action” to address the internal gap in Union connectivity created by Ryanair withdrawing from both of Northern Ireland’s airports – that’s the message from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s Union Connectivity Working Group.