Paralympian Claire helps road test Larne man’s winning innovation
A Larne engineer who worked alongside local Paralympian Claire Taggart to design, develop and test a revolutionary new wheelchair chassis has scooped the top prize in a Mid and East Antrim Borough Council business innovation competition.
MEABC’S Virtual Jobs Fair has hundreds of vacancies to be filled
Job hunters are being encouraged to sign up to Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s (MEABC) Virtual Jobs Fair this Thursday 12 November from 9am to 5.45pm.
Carrickfergus company signposting safety during Covid-19 crisis
A Carrickfergus signage manufacturer has seen an unprecedented surge in demand for its products as the need for COVID-19 safety screens and signage in shops and businesses across the UK and Ireland continues to grow.
Reserve your place at Manufacturing Month Business Breakfasts
As part of Manufacturing NI’s “Manufacturing Month” Mid and East Antrim Borough Council are delighted to be hosting two BuySupplyNI Business Breakfasts which are open to businesses in the manufacturing and engineering sectors.
Service stations contract earns major industry accolade for local firm
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is delighted to celebrate the success of a local company in the recent ISA UK British Sign Awards.
Mayor congratulates Larne company as they open new premises
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim has congratulated a Larne business on the opening of a new, expanded premises and plans to create additional employment in the area.
Credits roll on new learning toolkit as Council partners with leading moviemaker
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is delighted to partner with a leading educational media company, whose clients include Adobe, Microsoft, Crayola and the BBC, to launch a free careers and employability resource for teachers, students and families in the area.
Local students help launch NI Apprenticeship Week on state-of-the-art training bus
Students from Dunclug College in Ballymena had the honour of being the first school pupils to board the state-of-the-art CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) Mobile Training Unit as part of the inaugural Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week (NIAW) in conjunction with the Department of the Economy and Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.
Employers invited to ‘Discover Fresh Thinking and Talent’ during NI Apprenticeship Week
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, together with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council and Northern Regional College, are delighted to be hosting an Employer Breakfast during NI Apprenticeship Week next month.
Council, employers and college showcase value of apprenticeships to modern economy
Northern Regional College (NRC) students were challenged to put their creative thinking and idea generation skills to use by designing the ‘Perfect Work Placement’ at a workshop held in partnership with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Catalyst Inc as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Council launches new suite of ‘Amplify’ Business Growth Programmes at Digital Café event
Businesses across the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area now have access to an unprecedented range of support programmes to assist them to grow.
Businesses hear how ‘simple steps’ can help them become Autism Friendly and welcoming to all
Businesses across the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area have heard about the simple and effective steps they can take to make their services welcoming and inclusive to customers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) conditions, at an event held during Enterprise Week 2019.
Create your business success story with Mid and East Antrim Enterprise Week
Whether you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business, or you’re ready to take the next steps in your journey to success, there’s no shortage of inspiration, advice and support available from leading figures across a range of industries during Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s Enterprise Week from 18 to 22 November.
Packed programme of events planned for Mid and East Antrim Enterprise Week
A week-long series of networking sessions, workshops, debates and information clinics aimed at promoting, exploring and celebrating business and entrepreneurship in Mid and East Antrim takes place this year from Monday November 18 to Saturday November 22.
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council welcomes Wrightbus deal
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has welcomed the striking of a deal in principle for the sale of Wrightbus.
Big Telly brings the Arts to the High Street in Carrickfergus
Following the success of last year’s Creative Shops Project, the Big Telly Creative Theatre Company will be returning to Carrickfergus for year two of its three-year programme.
Mid and East Antrim is a World of Enterprise
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is encouraging residents, voluntary groups and community organisations to find out more about starting a business through the World of Enterprise Programme.
Award-winning Mid and East Antrim electrical business FCS Ltd celebrates success with Amplify backing
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has paid tribute to FCS Ltd as they celebrate business success with the help of the Council’s business growth strategy ‘Amplify’.
Out of this world experience as borough’s students team up with Brian Cox
A lucky group of local students have taken part in a prestigious Science Summer School at St Paul’s Way Trust School, London, hosted by world-renowned physicist Brian Cox.