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Tasting, Tours and More: New Gin Distillery Offers Immersive Experience

Belfast Artisan Distillery is thrilled to begin welcoming visitors to its craft gin distillery, located in Mallusk Enterprise Park in Newtownabbey.  Visitors are invited to delve into the fascinating world of gin production, learn more about the botanicals behind the brand and sample the company’s award-winning gin.

Date: 31/07/2023 View More

Mayor Hosts Lieutenancy Lunch

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Mark Cooper BEM welcomed Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim, Mr David McCorkell KStJ, Vice Lord-Lieutenant of County Antrim, Mrs Miranda Gordon, DL and High Sheriff of County Antrim, Mr Peter Mackie DL along with a number of Deputy Lieutenants to thank them for their support to the Council.

Date: 28/07/2023 View More

Mayor and Deputy Mayor celebrate 21 years of Sister Cities Student Exchange Programme with Students

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Mark Cooper and Deputy Mayor, Councillor Rosie Kinnear, invited the eight participants to a BBQ at Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House to celebrate 21 successful years of the programme. 

Date: 27/07/2023 View More

Breathing Fresh New Life into Village Streetscapes: Transforming Local Shopfronts

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council’s Economic Development Team has been working closely with 18 local businesses across Burnside, Doagh and Templepatrick to provide financial support through the ‘Small Settlements Shopfront Revitalisation Scheme’.  The Scheme has enabled the businesses to improve the physical appearance of their shopfronts, breathing new life into the village’s streetscape.

Date: 27/07/2023 View More

Antrim and Newtownabbey Achieve Outstanding Success at the Green Flag Awards 2023-24

Antrim and Newtownabbey have achieved outstanding success by securing 26 Green Flags for their parks and green spaces across the Borough. 

Date: 26/07/2023 View More

Abode Café brings a Fresh Brew to Ballyclare Main Street

Abode Café, a new, vibrant coffee destination has recently opened its doors on Ballyclare’s Main Street.  Owned and run by William Newell and his family, Abode Café is set to bring a new offering to the town’s café scene, serving amazing coffee, delicious breakfast, tasty lunch options and everything in between. 

Date: 21/07/2023 View More