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Rathenraw Community Centre Re-Roof

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman Stephen Ross joins Council Officers along with Duncan Jamieson, Architect Consultant (Taggarts) and Sean McCusker, Project Manager (McCusker Contracts Ltd) as work begins to replace the roof at Rathenraw Community Centre in Antrim.

Date: 22/05/2023 View More

Top Sun Awareness Week tips for protecting your skin from cancer

This Sun Awareness Week which happened at the beginning of May, the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland are encouraging everyone to be UV aware and to follow our top tips on getting the best from your sunscreen and reducing your risk of skin cancer.

Date: 18/05/2023 View More

We are the Community Mental Health Champions

To help tackle mental health issues in the area, Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council recently funded and ran a series of workshops to train up local community volunteers on Mental Health First Aid. These volunteers, now known as ‘Community Mental Health Champions’, have been trained on how to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and how to sign post people to seek appropriate professional help.

Date: 18/05/2023 View More

Scrapyard Golf Celebrates Tee-rific Success

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman Stephen Ross recently visited Scrapyard Golf, a business that opened its doors in July 2022 and has gone from strength to strength since. Located in Glengormley, Scrapyard Golf offers a unique and entertaining experience to visitors of all ages, featuring repurposed street furniture, signs, skateboards, bumps, and remoulded tyres as obstacles throughout the crazy golf course. From its humble beginnings, with only 20 visitors per day, the venue has quickly grown to welcome up to 500 people daily, showcasing its rapid success within the Borough.

Date: 17/05/2023 View More

Council supports NI Hospice

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman Stephen Ross and Lauren Doherty, Interim Director of Commercial & Brand Development from Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice are pictured with Elmer at Mossley Mill.

Date: 17/05/2023 View More

Local Artist draws attention to Mental Health Awareness Week

Local artist Dionne Pollock recently presented the Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Alderman Stephen Ross with a digital print of Mossley Mill, from her quirky collection of digital art prints.

Date: 17/05/2023 View More