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The King and Queen open the Coronation Garden at Hazelbank as their first engagement

King Charles III and Queen Camilla have opened the majestic Coronation Garden at Hazelbank Park, Newtownabbey, as their first engagement on a two day visit to Northern Ireland.

Date: 24/05/2023 View More

A World of Pure Imagination: Garden Show Ireland returns to Antrim Castle Gardens

Step into a world of pure imagination as Garden Show Ireland announces its return to the historic Antrim Castle Gardens for a three-day gardening extravaganza that promises plenty of flowers, food and fun in true Wonka fashion.

Date: 23/05/2023 View More

Have your say on the draft Equality Scheme and Action Plan 2023 - 2026

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is seeking your views on its Draft Equality Scheme and Action Plan 2023 – 2026.

Date: 22/05/2023 View More

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