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.
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.
Northern Ireland 100 celebrated at Centenary Garden Party in Larne
Families from across Mid and East Antrim turned out to enjoy a fun-filled Garden Party on Saturday to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland.
A feast for the senses as Mayor marks the official opening of Broughshane Sensory Garden
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor William McCaughey, has officially opened a new Sensory Garden in Broughshane.
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.
Brighter play days ahead for children of Mid and East Antrim
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council are delighted to announce the completion of three replacement play parks under Council’s Play Investment Strategy.
New magical adventure trail opens at Carnfunnock
Looking for an exciting new adventure this summer for your own mini-beasts? Then look no further than Carnfunnock Country Park’s brand new Adventure Nature Trail. This self-guided treasure hunt around the wonderful woodlands with stunning sea views, takes in trolls, rope swings, magical fairy gardens and your little explorer could even spot a red squirrel if they’re lucky.
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
New Pontoon at Glenarm gets ready to welcome summer visitors
Located within a day’s sail of the Western Isles and Clyde, the new 120m pontoon offers the perfect pit stop to enjoy the famous Antrim Coast hospitality as you set sail on your summer adventures to #RediscoverMEA and its surrounding areas.
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.
Creating the Blooming best school gardens with NWP compost
To help schools get ready for the Mid and East Antrim in Bloom 'Best School Gardening Project' competition, Council provided a free, one-off delivery of Natural World Products (NWP) compost to selected schools across the Borough. Schools applied for the compost by describing the projects they would like to use the compost for and 22 schools were selected.
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Cllr Pete
Mid and East Antrim's coastal gems win 6 prestigious awards
Mid and East Antrim's coastal gems have not only been glittering in the sunshine this bank holiday, but basking in the glory after netting six seaside awards.
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.
Mayor sends well wishes to MEA hospitality and tourism businesses for reopening
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Peter Johnston, has sent well wishes to the Borough’s hospitality and tourism businesses as they finally reopen this week after five months of lockdown.
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.