Frightful fun for all at Hallowena 2021
People’s Park, Ballymena will host one of the scariest nights of the year on Friday 29 October from 6pm to 8.30pm.
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.
Warm welcome awaits Sir Mo at Antrim Coast Half Marathon
Four-time Olympic champion, Sir Mo Farah, is the latest in a long list of world famous names bound for Mid and East Antrim this summer as the Antrim Coast Half Marathon brings a stellar programme of sporting events to a close.
Superstar golfers swinging into Mid and East Antrim for ISPS HANDA World Invitational
The countdown to one of this year’s hottest sporting events is well and truly on, as Mid and East Antrim Borough gets ready to welcome some of the biggest names in golf to Galgorm Castle for the ISPS HANDA World Invitational from 28 July to 1 August.
Council makes waves with cold water swimming safety courses in Mid and East Antrim
Cold water sea swimming now seems to be NI's worst kept secret, with a growing following of people enjoying sunrise and sunset dips across the country.
Particularly with lockdowns, we've seen an increase in the number of people taking to the water looking for ways to connect with each other and with the green and blue spaces in their local areas.
With this in mind, Mid and East Antrim Boroug
Walker sent on their way for EMERGE Counselling Services - The Big Dander
Walkers have taken part in The Big Dander Charity Walk to raise some much needed funds for the Emerge Counselling Services on Friday 25 June.
Have your say on the redevelopment of Ballymena Showgrounds
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is urging the public to take part in a consultation on plans to redevelop the showgrounds-home of Ballymena United.
Autism Friendly Mid and East Antrim is ready to welcome you this summer!
Leisure facilities and visitor attractions owned and operated by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have gone ‘above and beyond’ to create accessible and ‘autism friendly’ environments – and that’s official!
Help shape the future of marine tourism in Mid and East Antrim
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wants to hear your views on how the potential of our Borough’s stunning coastline and inland waterways can be capitalised on through future tourism planning.
Summer of fun on the horizon in Mid and East Antrim!
There’s a summer of fun on the horizon in Mid and East Antrim, as bookings are now open for a packed programme of sport, games and activities as part of the MEActive Summer Camps!
Red squirrels make themselves at home in Carnfunnock Country Park
An ambitious project to re-establish the red squirrel in Carnfunnock Country Park is showing real success with the arrival of a scurry of squirrel kittens in recent weeks.
£1.7million sporting and community pavilion opens in Larne
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s latest addition to its top class facilities has been officially opened at Sandy Bay.
Mayor welcomes ‘30 NI Parks in 30 Days’ campaign
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Peter Johnston, has welcomed a new litter campaign by McDonald’s in Northern Ireland, aimed at tackling litter in parks, on paths and along roadsides in towns across the province.
Happier, healthier community the focus for MEActive coaches
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s dedicated and professional sports coaches are ready and waiting to get the local community fitter, healthier and happier as we begin to see the reopening of large sectors of society following the Covid pandemic.
Inclusive Bikes scheme opens for bookings from 9 June
Bookings for a range of Inclusive Bikes, designed to support those with a range of mobility and sensory issues, will open to the public from 9 June, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is delighted to announce.
Families encouraged to enjoy ‘Quiet Hour’ at People’s Park
A hushed one-hour slot especially for children who enjoy playing in quieter surroundings has been welcomed by families in Mid and East Antrim.
Gear up for Mid and East Antrim Bike Week 2021!
The Sports Development Team at Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have some ‘wheel-y’ good news to share, as bookings are now open for a week-long programme of fun cycling sessions throughout this year’s Bike Week (30 May to 5 June).
£230K Business Case for Grange play area agreed by councillors
Elected Members on Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have agreed a Business Case for a new £230,000 play and kick-about area for the Grange in Ballymena.
Eco Rangers Larne tackle unsightly rubbish in lough
Over the past number of weeks, members of the Eco Rangers, Larne have taken to the lough shore and shoreline to remove unsightly litter and fly tipping.
‘Now is the time’ to allow fans to return, say MEA United
A partnership between Mid and East Antrim Borough Council (MEABC) and three local Irish Football League clubs says there is ‘real excitement’ among supporters about when a date will be announced for the permitted return of fans to their stadia.