Due to a parade in the vicinity of the site this evening – The Waveney Road Household Recycling Centre will close at 7.30pm (Monday 29th June 2015).

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

News

  • Carrickfergus civic history lessons added to Junior Council curriculum

    Posted on Monday 29th June 2015

    Young members of Carrickfergus Junior Council have paid a visit to the town’s museum to view an exhibition covering its long and distinguished civic history.

    Mid and East Antrim Borough Council Mayor, Councillor Billy Ashe also attended to view the exhibition, ‘The Glory of Old Made New: A Civic History of Carrickfergus 1325-2015’. Along with the young people, he saw how it takes a reflective look at local government from the establishment of the first town charter to the present.

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  • Local Schools’ praised for participation in Armed Forces Day event

    Posted on Monday 29th June 2015

    ​Local schools have been thanked for their contribution to the success of Armed Forces Day.

    Specially designed entries from the two schools concerned were prominently displayed at the Arts and Crafts Marquee in Ballymena Show Grounds during the main Armed Forces Day event on Saturday 20 June.

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  • Mayor praises Glenravel Primary for STEM Innovators award – again!

    Posted on Monday 29th June 2015

    ​Mid and East Antrim Borough’s Mayor, Councillor Billy Ashe, has congratulated pupils from a local primary school for their outstanding success in an engineering design challenge.

    The Mayor visited Glenravel Primary School, in Martinstown, to mark its achievement in again winning the Northern Ireland Primary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Challenge.

    Mayor praises Glenravel Primary for STEM Innovators award – again! image

  • Public backs Carnfunnock Country Park for ‘top family day out award’

    Posted on Wednesday 24th June 2015

    ​One of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s leading tourist attractions is in the running for a prestigious visitor award.

    Carnfunnock Country Park, just outside Larne on the scenic Coast Road, has been shortlisted in the 2015 Ni4 Kids magazine ‘Family Visitor Attraction of the Year (Large)’ category.

    Public backs Carnfunnock Country Park for ‘top family day out award’ image

  • The Gobbins to be showcased in USA

    Posted on Wednesday 24th June 2015

    ​Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is targeting cultural visitors from across the Atlantic as part of a major tourism drive for The Gobbins. Elected members and staff are in in final stages of planning for a promotional visit to the United States this August.

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  • Armed Forces Day events attract 10,000 spectators

    Posted on Monday 22nd June 2015

    ​‘Armed Forces Day 2015’ was a highlight in the calendar for Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, with a programme of major events over the weekend of 19th-21st June 2015 in Carrickfergus, Ballymena and Larne. An estimated 10,000 spectators attended.

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  • Community groups urged to go ‘green’ - by taking an allotment

    Posted on Monday 22nd June 2015

    Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has issued a call to local community groups to consider the benefits of outdoor life – by taking an allotment.

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  • Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to commemorate Somme Battle

    Posted on Monday 22nd June 2015

    ​The 99th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916 will be commemorated this Sunday (28th June).

    The Mid and East Antrim Borough Council-led remembrance is for those from County Antrim and from across Ireland who fought in this bloody battle

    Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to commemorate Somme Battle image

  • Armed Forces Day

    Posted on Friday 19th June 2015

    Ballymena Showgrounds will march to the tune of a different beat on Saturday 20th June 2015, when over 1000 cadets, veterans and serving military personnel arrive in force, accompanied by some of our finest military bands!

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  • Mid and East Antrim Borough Council launches Good Relations Grants Scheme

    Posted on Friday 19th June 2015

    ​Safer, sharing communities that both respect cultural expression and promote active roles for young people are the focus for Mid and East Antrim Borough Council this coming month.

    Mid and East Antrim Borough Council launches Good Relations Grants Scheme image

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