Colin Johnston, the newly appointed Chair of the specialist Hospitality and Tourism Recovery Task Group

Chair appointed to drive forward MEA Integrated Tourism Strategy

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council (MEABC) has announced the appointment of Colin Johnston as Chair of its specialist Hospitality and Tourism Recovery Task...
L-R: George Elliot; Helen Rankin (Chair); Mayor Cllr Johnston; Sean MacIntyre (author), John Hulme, Shirin Murphy and Laura Patrick, (Carrickfergus Museum)

New publication launched on Greenisland and Carrickfergus Home Guard

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Peter Johnston was delighted to meet author Sean MacIntyre at Carrickfergus Civic Centre and Museum and...

Move over, Blackhead, there’s a new lighthouse in town!

The coastal town of Whitehead is already renowned for being home to one of the most famous lighthouses in the UK, but with the...

The Dobbins Inn medieval history shines through following works

Restoration works are nearing completion on the long standing establishment in Carrickfergus known as The Dobbins Inn. The project has been funded by The National...

Getting the ‘scoop’ with Purple Earth

Mid and East Antrim’s very own ‘scoop shop’ is now in its third month and is leading the way on sustainable shopping. In August 2019,...

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council support Jingle all the Way at their official...

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council are delighted to support Northern Ireland Children's Hospice Christmas Campaign 'Jingle all the Way' for another year. The Mayor,...

Blackhead Path works moves into stabilisation of cliffs

The multi-million pound project at Blackhead Path is moving into the second section of the work which will restore and protect the coastal walkway. This...

Council pledges full support to Wrightbus workers after firm enters administration

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim has expressed her deep sadness following the announcement Wrightbus has entered administration. The Ballymena-based company – one of...

Mid & East Antrim sees red as new squirrels make coastal country park home

Carnfunnock Country Park is to become a haven for red squirrels as the furry friends are reintroduced in a bid to boost numbers across...

​Carrickfergus pair banned from keeping animals after starving four dogs

A man and a woman have pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to four dogs. Danielle Agnew (26) and Ryan O’Neill (29) formerly of Larne...


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