Antrim Coast and Glens crowned outstanding by Which?
The Antrim Coast and Glens have been crowned Northern Ireland’s best Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in a new survey of Which? readers
Take control of your fitness this Autumn!
If you’re looking for some fun ways to work on your fitness in these challenging times, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have designed a programme of Autumn Outdoor Classes for you to enjoy!
Plain sailing for Olympian Ryan as Carrick slipway project completed
Olympic sailor Ryan Seaton is back training at his home club in Carrickfergus following the completion of a slipway widening project.
Tens of thousands beat a path to restored Blackhead walk
Figures released by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council reveal tens of thousands of local walkers enjoying recently restored Blackhead Path
Blooming kids get creative
Younger residents from across the borough have been showcasing their flair for all things creative as part of this year’s Mid and East Antrim in Bloom Community Competitions.
Plans for Gobbins extension “continuing apace” despite pandemic, says Council
Plans to extend The Gobbins are “continuing apace” despite the Coronavirus pandemic, according to Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Virtual engagement will allow for continued participation in the planning system during pandemic
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has updated its Statement of Community Involvement to ensure the public can continue to be involved in the planning process during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
Council flies the flag at Awards
Mid and East Antrim’s parks and open spaces have been celebrated at this year prestigious Green Flag Awards.
DAERA Minister launches £550k rural tourism project at The Gobbins and Whitehead
Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots MLA has visited The Gobbins and Whitehead to launch a new £550,000 scheme to boost tourism in rural areas.
‘Help us protect our play facilities’ – Mayor renews appeal over vandalism
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Peter Johnston, has renewed his appeal for the public to work with Council and the PSNI to tackle ‘mindless vandalism’ across the borough.
New heights reached in Council’s Sunflower competition
Budding junior horticulturists from across the borough have once again risen to the challenge of growing the Tallest Sunflower.
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.’
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).
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.
Residents urged to cheer on Sir Mo from home as he takes on Antrim Coast Half Marathon challenge
Four-time Olympic Gold medallist Sir Mo Farah is hoping to set a new record along the breathtaking Mid and East Antrim coastline when he takes to the starting line of the Antrim Coast Half Marathon on September 12.
Council staff praised for delivering excellence in face of unprecedented Covid-19 challenges
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has been praised for delivering the majority of the objectives set out in the Corporate Plan throughout the 2019-2020 financial year, in the face of unprecedented challenges from the Coronavirus emergency.
Chaines Wood officially designated a safe haven for endangered red squirrel
A small group of volunteers and officers from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have been celebrating some ‘furry’ good news as Chaines Wood in Ballygally was officially opened as a Local Nature Reserve and a haven for the under-threat red squirrel.
First Minister praises 'world-leading' hydrogen energy vision during visit to Wrightbus
First Minister Arlene Foster has heralded the potential of hydrogen energy to deliver benefits for the wider Northern Ireland economy when she visited Wrightbus in Ballymena this week.Pointing to the company’s ‘world-leading technology’ and its vision for developing the energy source, the First Minister said engagement with the Westminster Government on a hydrogen bus strategy for the whole of the
Love Parks Week goes digital this year – here’s how you can get involved!
Council's Parks & Open Spaces Team have lined up a series of videos designed to help you get outside and enjoy your own local green space, and we’d love you to share any pictures or videos with us on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages with the tags #loveparksweek #OurMEA and #RediscoverMEA