Regions: Northern Ireland
Borough's young people affected by the pandemic share their stories as part of Good Relations Week
Young people from across Mid and East Antrim have been sharing their stories of how the Coronavirus pandemic affected them as part of Good Relations Week 2021. The video series, available on Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s YouTube channel, tells the real life experiences of young people across the borough throughout the past year
Suspended sentence for Carrickfergus woman in animal welfare case
Ms Kathy Marshall of Sunnylands Avenue was sentenced at Laganside Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 21st September after previously pleading guilty to causing unnecessary suffering and failing to ensure the welfare of 4 dogs which she owned. The charges were brought against the Ms Marshall by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council under the Welfare of Animals Act (NI) 2011.
Mayor calls for residents to support local through High Street Voucher Scheme
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim has called on residents to support local businesses through the Department for the Economy’s High Street Support Scheme.
Northern Ireland firms will be offered carbon cutting workshop as part of the Race to Zero
Northern Ireland’s businesses will be offered carbon reduction workshops and practical net zero advice from 27 September to 1 October as part of Planet Mark’s Zero Carbon Tour across the UK ahead of COP26.
Blooming best in the Borough announced
Mayor of Mid & East Antrim, Cllr William McCaughey, has announced the winners and runners-up in Mid and East Antrim's In Bloom Community Competition. The categories included: Best Kept Front Garden, Best Kept Front Container Garden, Best Kept Community Planting Scheme, Best Kept Allotment Garden, Best Kept Commercial Premises, and the Gardening for Wildlife Award.
Council sets wheels in motion with HGV Driver's Academy
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has teamed up with local businesses to deliver a a HGV Driver's Academy in an attempt to combat job shortages in the haulage sector and boost employment.
Borough's next generation of budding business people get set for online challenge
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council are teaming up with Young Enterprise NI to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week by rolling out online challenges to spark creativity with clout in the next generation of budding business people.
Council is ‘Stepping It Up’ in the fight against climate change this Recycle Week
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is proud to ‘Step It Up’ this Recycle Week.
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.