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World Children’s Day – Bringing Joy to Families in Need

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council works in partnership with Save the Children to deliver the Family Support Programme, which has a focus on supporting families with children aged 5 years and younger who are identified as being at greatest risk of poverty.

Date: 20/11/2023 View More

Budding Young Gardeners Flourish

Local children across the Borough were celebrated for their creative ‘really rubbish scarecrows’ whose aim was to attract birds rather than chasing them away. These scarecrows were displayed at Antrim Castle Gardens during the 2023 Garden Show Ireland and were judged on themes including Best in Show, Most Eco-Friendly, Most-Imaginative, Quirkiest and Best at attracting Birds. The pupils were praised for their imaginative efforts at Northern Ireland’s leading horticultural event at an awards presentation held in CAFRE Greenmount Campus.

Date: 20/11/2023 View More

Light it Purple for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Each year iconic buildings, landmarks etc worldwide have joined the fight against Pancreatic Cancer. By illuminating buildings purple (symbolic colour of Pancreatic Cancer) , during the month of November they have helped put a bright spotlight on Pancreatic Cancer.

Date: 16/11/2023 View More

Snooker Champion Mark Allen Crowned Sportsperson of the Year at Sports Awards

The crème de le crème of local sporting talent gathered at the Theatre at The Mill in Newtownabbey last night for the Sports Awards 2023.

Date: 16/11/2023 View More

New Chief Executive Takes Over at Council

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council’s new Chief Executive, Mr Richard Baker GM MSc, has commenced his new role today.

Date: 13/11/2023 View More

Celebrate Ulster-Scots Language and Culture during Leid Week 2023

The community is invited to immerse themselves in the rich and vibrant world of Ulster-Scots culture during Leid Week, from 20 until 25 November.

Date: 13/11/2023 View More