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Council supports artists and entrepreneurs by agreeing to stock locally made products
Products made by Mid and East Antrim based craftspeople, artists and entrepreneurs are to be stocked within Council’s Tourism Centres and shops located at local tourist attractions.
Support the local tourism sector this Christmas
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor, Peter Johnston said: “Christmas across the borough looks a little different this year and while our festive shopping experience isn’t what we are used to, we can still support our much-loved tourism industry through the purchasing of gift vouchers.
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
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
City Deal projects move another step closer
Three major regeneration projects for Mid and East Antrim, being developed as part of the Belfast Region City Deal (BRCD) programme, have moved another step forward in the application process.
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.
Art Deco cinema takes on new life as artisan shopping hub in Whitehead
An Art Deco cinema in the seaside town of Whitehead has been transformed into a new artisan retail location as part of a radical revamp of the town’s Community Centre.
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.
Mayor welcomes visitors as Gobbins Coastal Path reopens
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Peter Johnston joined with and welcomed visitors to the reopened Gobbins Coastal Path on Tuesday morning, 01 September.
Task Group leading hospitality and tourism recovery initiative
Tourism and hospitality leaders have been commended for their role in developing a new initiative aimed at driving the industry’s recovery from the impact of the COVID-19.
City Deal projects lead the agenda during NIO Minister Robin Walker’s visit to Ballymena
Newly promoted Minister of State with the Northern Ireland Office (NIO), Robin Walker MP, visited The Braid in Ballymena this week to hear updates on Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s City Deal development projects.
Junior Minister Gordon Lyons MLA visits The Gobbins as new season begins
The Gobbins is now open again to the public following a period of closure for essential winter maintenance, and one of the first to visit for the new season was Junior Minister, Gordon Lyons MLA, who was welcomed by the Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Cllr Maureen Morrow.
Council furthers progress on planned Gobbins extension
“Significant progress” has been made by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to further plans for a £11million project to extend The Gobbins.
Tourism networks helping holidaymakers discover the breathtaking Antrim Coast
Growing numbers of tourists from all over the world are choosing to plan their own visits, year after year, to the breathtakingly beautiful Antrim Coast, thanks in part to the expertise offered by locally based networks of businesses in the area.
‘Yule’ not want to miss Christmas at The Gobbins!
It may be one of the most windswept locations in Mid and East Antrim, but that doesn’t mean the magic of Christmas has been forgotten at The Gobbins on Islandmagee!
Wild winter tours await at clifftop gem The Gobbins
Crashing waves and thundering swell await intrepid clifftop explorers as one of Northern Ireland’s most exhilarating tourist attractions gets ready to welcome visitors to its first Winter Tours series.
Get a bite of the action at the new Gobbins café!
The café at the Gobbins Visitor Centre in Islandmagee is under new management and is keeping the thousands of visitors to the attraction well-fuelled for the action packed walk.
The Gobbins coastal walk makes waves winning infrastructure award
One of Northern Ireland’s most exhilarating tourist attractions has bagged a prestigious infrastructure award. The AECOM Excellence Awards judges assess projects right across the UK and Ireland.