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Council announce Major Investment in Leisure Facilities

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council will be investing a phenomenal £500,000 in the modernisation and extension of the existing health suite at the Valley Leisure Centre.

Date: 28/01/2019 View More

Play parks investment of over £850,000 for Lilian Bland and Rathcoole

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council have given their approval for an investment of over £850,000 for two play areas in the Borough, Lilian Bland and Rathcoole.

Date: 28/01/2019 View More

Mayor Hosts Reception for Snooker Sensation, Mark Allen

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Michael hosted a reception for local snooker sensation Mark Allen at Antrim Civic Centre earlier in the week. 

Date: 25/01/2019 View More

Belfast City Airport offers £30K Marketing Prize to NI’S ‘Best’ Small Visitor Attraction

Airport partners with Tourism NI and Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council for competition to celebrate region’s lesser known attractions and experiences

Date: 25/01/2019 View More

Planning Committee begin 2019 with a positive start

The Planning Committee of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has granted planning permission to Fermac Properties Ltd for a major new residential development at Randalstown Road, Antrim. The development will be made of 123 dwellings, comprising 79 detached and 44 semi-detached dwellings, including garages, open space with children’s play area and landscaping.

Date: 22/01/2019 View More

Second Quarterly Bulletin of Northern Ireland Planning Statistics

The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) on 20 December produced the second quarterly provisional planning statistics for 2018/19.
The figures from July to September 2018 showed that the Council’s Planning Team: -

  • received 160 new applications
  • took on average 24.2 weeks to process and decide Major planning applications, with this figure being well below the target of 30 weeks
  • took an average of 13 weeks to process and decide local planning applications, instead of the target of 15 weeks.

Date: 22/01/2019 View More