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Beacon Lighting to commemorate 80th Anniversary of D-Day

Beacons will be lit at Antrim Castle Gardens and Mossley Mill on Thursday 6 June as part of a UK wide commemoration to mark the 80th anniversary of the iconic D-Day landings of 6 June 1944. 

Date: 03/06/2024 View More

New Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Commits to Delivering Positive, Progressive Leadership

Councillor Neil Kelly from the Alliance Party has been selected as the new Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey with Councillor Paul Dunlop BEM, from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) nominated as Deputy Mayor for the incoming year.

Date: 03/06/2024 View More

Mayor raises over £36k for Charities

Outgoing Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Mark Cooper BEM welcomed his three chosen charities to Mossley Mill to present them with a cheque following his fundraising efforts during his Mayoral term. A superb total of £36,965 was raised for the charities: RVH Liver Support Group, Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice and Action Deaf Youth.

Date: 31/05/2024 View More

The Biggest Garden Party of The Year: Garden Show Ireland is Just Two Weeks Away

In its 20th year, Garden Show Ireland returns to Antrim Castle Gardens for a three-day extravaganza, promising a vibrant celebration of flowers, food, and fun for the whole family. Join Garden Show Ireland ambassador, Diarmuid Gavin and special guests including Marie Staunton and Paul Smyth from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 June for NI’s largest gardening festival, set to be bigger and better than ever before!

Date: 31/05/2024 View More

Council hosts Belfast Region City Deal Council Panel

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has hosted the latest meeting of the Belfast Region City Deal (BRCD) Council Panel, at which members discussed the transformative investment for the region being delivered through Northern Ireland’s first ever City Deal.

Date: 30/05/2024 View More

Wishing Coleman’s Garden Centre in Templepatrick, a Blooming Success at the Countryside Alliance Awa

Coleman’s Garden Centre in Templepatrick is preparing for the finals of the prestigious Countryside Alliance Awards at the House of Lords in June, and the Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Mark Cooper BEM, paid them a visit to wish them luck.

Date: 28/05/2024 View More