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Antrim Enterprise Agency Still Going Strong After 30 Years!

Antrim Enterprise Agency, established in 1991, recently met with the Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Billy Webb to explain about their exciting and ambitious plans for the future and their 30th Anniversary plans.

Date: 24/03/2022 View More

Breathing new life into Antrim Town Centre

Work will begin shortly in Antrim town centre to refurbish the former Wellworths building on High Street and to create an exciting new open space at ‘Ulster Bar’ corner.   As part of an extensive town centre revitalisation scheme this brings empty and derelict sites in the town centre back into use and supports activities that attract more people into our town.

Date: 23/03/2022 View More

Council Set to Carry Out £2 Million Refurbishment at Steeple House

Refurbishment works, estimated at £2 million, are due to commence later this year on Steeple House and the surrounding parkland.  Development of the park area will include new accessible pathways, interpretative signage and promotion of the historic Round Tower.  The original stable block will be converted into a flexible exhibition area, workshop and café.

Date: 23/03/2022 View More

Lyons announces more than £170million in City Deal funding for Queen’s innovation projects

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons today announced more than £170million in funding for three cutting edge innovation projects that Queen’s University Belfast is taking forward within the Belfast Region City Deal.

Date: 23/03/2022 View More

£10 M Dobbies Flagship Store to Bring 100 Jobs to Antrim

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has granted planning approval for an exciting new Dobbies flagship store which will attract one million customers per year and create 100 new jobs at The Junction Retail Park in Antrim.

Date: 22/03/2022 View More

Green light for 150 new homes in Newtownabbey

Planning permission has been granted for two new housing developments which will help to address the high demand for social housing in Newtownabbey.

Date: 22/03/2022 View More