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Borough First to Offer Free Water Refills at Shorelines

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council have signed up to a thirst-quenching scheme which makes it the first in Northern Ireland to install Ecofill contactless water filling stations along its shorelines, in a new initiative to tackle marine litter and plastic waste

Date: 27/04/2022 View More

Council to Recognise Sporting Achievement of Neil Duff.

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council will recognise the recent sporting achievement of local man Neil Duff on winning the WDF World Darts Championship.

Date: 26/04/2022 View More

Leading Visitor Attraction Antrim Castle Gardens hosts Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance Workshop

The Council was delighted to recently host the Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance Strategy Workshop in the stunning setting of Antrim Castle Gardens, one of Northern Ireland’s leading visitor attractions

Date: 25/04/2022 View More

Boost your Small Rural Business with a Grant of up to £4,999

Are you a small business in a rural area of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council area?  If so, you may be eligible for funding under the latest Rural Business Development Grant Scheme.  Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council will soon be open for applications for grants of up to £4,999 through the Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs’ Tackling Rural Poverty & Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme.  The Programme is aimed at businesses who did not benefit from these grants last year to enable them to sustain jobs and recover from the difficult impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 21/04/2022 View More

New Housing Investment Approved for Antrim Town

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has granted Planning Permission for a £15M Investment which will create 50 construction jobs at the former site of the Northern Regional College in Fountain Street in Antrim Town Centre.

Date: 20/04/2022 View More

Council Plans for Glengormley Attract More Investment

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has granted Planning permission for a new £9M investment for 63 apartments and a retail unit at the car wash and Ferbro buildings site in the centre of Glengormley.  This new development will help to address the high demand for housing in the area and bring more residents and shoppers to the Town, as well as creating 100 construction jobs and 4 full time jobs in retail.

Date: 20/04/2022 View More