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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alderman Tommy Nicholl MBE appointed APSE NI Chair
Alderman Tommy Nicholl MBE has been appointed the Chair of the Association for Public Service and Excellence (APSE) in Northern Ireland.
A summer of fun as pop-up play sessions take place across the Borough
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, in partnership with Playboard NI, is bringing town centres to life this summer with its pop-up play sessions.
School uniform scheme – collection points to open at selected times in first week of August
Families who wish to avail of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s School Uniform Scheme, will be able to arrange collection from one of a number of locations across the borough during the first week of August.
Pioneering youth programme reopens following the anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide
This week marks the 26th anniversary of the genocide in which thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica were separated to be killed.
The Srebrenica genocide happened in the heart of Europe in July 1995, just a generation ago. The 8,372 victims are remembered each year in Bosnia and around the world.
It is fitting that during Srebrenica Memorial Week, Mid and East Antrim Boroug
Over £2,500 donated to local charities from Whitehead recycling trial
Four local charities have received over £2,500 thanks to donations from generous Whitehead residents during the Reward4Waste Digital Deposit Return Scheme recycling trial, which ended earlier this year.
DessertCo baking up a storm from humble beginnings in the family kitchen
A Broughshane couple who started baking from their kitchen at home, have revealed the secret recipe for success, after growing their workforce to 11, with plans to expand to a second premises later this year.
Students’ ‘solar sea bin’ idea wins innovator competition
A team of young innovators whose idea for a solar powered sea bin took the top title in a competition run as part of Mid and East Antrim Apprenticeshp Week, has been presented with their award by Mayor, Councillor William McCaughey.
Donations of pre-worn school uniforms to open at HRC’s from 28 June
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is once again running the very successful School Uniform Scheme, which is being delivered in partnership with Mid and East Antrim Community Advice Services (MEACAS) and supported by Volunteer Now.
Deputy Mayor congratulates Queen's Birthday Honours recipients
Deputy Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Matthew Armstrong, has congratulated all those from within the local community who were recognised in Her Majesty, The Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Alderman Tommy Nicholl MBE ‘honoured and humbled’ with award
Bannside Councillor, Alderman Tommy Nicholl MBE, has thanked the people of the area for their loyalty and support during his 40-year career in local government, after he was presented with a prestigious award from outgoing Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Peter Johnston.
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!
Mum shares story to help others during Child Safety Week 2021
A nationwide campaign to raise awareness of child safety is being supported again this year by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.
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.