New map plots route to hidden gems in The Glens

Glens of Antrim coastal businesses are set for a boost through a new map higlighting the route’s hidden gems.

Inver Park

Larne FC’s move to purchase Inver Park accepted by council

A major transfer deal involving Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Larne FC moved a step closer this week with club bosses netting the opportunity to enter formal contract talks to purchase Inver Park.

NI Railways

NI Railways to increase crackdown on anti-social behaviour

NI Railways will be increasing security on its services and at stations across the network in the run up to and over Easter 2018, it has emerged.
At the launch of the anniversary celebrations is long service staff member Michael McKinty, Whitehead, with Translink Group CEO Chris Conway.

Golden anniversary tickets on steam trip to Whitehead

A commemorative stream train trip to Whitehead is part of celebrations to mark Translink’s 50th anniversary.

Carrickfergus Castle

Diggers move in as archaeological excavation begins at Carrickfergus Castle

An archaeological excavation at the front of Carrickfergus Castle begins today which could lead to a redesign of how the historic site is accessed.

A member of the Yelo team demonstrating soldering to pupils.

Carrick students on the fast-track to technology industry skills

Automated test equipment manufacturer Yelo hosted an Science Festival event for Downshire High School and Carrickfergus College pupils.

Kilroot Power Station.

Council takes fight against Kilroot closure to Westminster

A Mid and East Antrim Borough Council delegation will travel to Westminster next week to give evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on the regional implications of Kilroot Power Station’s closure.

Willowbank Business Park. LT39-325-PR

Larne seminars ‘enable businesses to remain competitive’

‘Research & Development Support and Tax Credits for Businesses’ was the theme for a well-attended breakfast seminar in Willowbank Business Park, Larne.

The new parking regulations will be enforced from March 5, 2018.

New car removal and clamping regulations start today

Drivers who park illegally in urban clearways and bus lanes on the main arterial routes into and out of Belfast may have their vehicles removed and clamped.

Photonics industry representatives on their visit to Carrickfergus.

Carrick firm lays on Northern Ireland team bus for overseas party

A Carrickfergus firm has played host to representatives from the multi-million pound phototonics industry.

The Sensata premises in Carrickfergus. INCT 08-012-PSB

Carrick meeting after Sensata job losses announcement

A meeting for employees impacted by last week’s Sensata Technologies job losses announcement will take place on Wednesday, March 7, in Carrickfergus.

The Sensata premises in Carrickfergus. INCT 08-011-PSB

Carrick firm responds over jobs ‘going elsewhere’ concern

Tyre pressure monitoring systems firm Sensata Technologies has responded to concern that posts axed in Carrickfergus could be relocated elsewhere.

Paul Hanna, Molson Coors and Martha Davis, Matties Meeting House, Cairncastle, at the Top 100 Hospitality Business Awards at Titanic Belfast. Pictures by Kelvin Boyes, Press Eye.

Raising a glass to hospitality hotspots

Over half of Northern Ireland’s top 100 hospitality businesses hail from Co. Antrim.

Bert McCormick at his shop in Ballyclare

Last waltz at Bert’s music shop in Ballyclare

Today (Saturday) marks the end of an era for music lovers across east Antrim and further afield.

The Sensata Technologies Schradar factory in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, which has sent all staff home and has announced it will be reducing its workforce by 125 people.  ''Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Technology firm to shed 125 jobs

Tyre pressure monitoring systems firm Sensata Technologies is axing 125 jobs at its Carrickfergus plant.

Les McCracken, managing director of McCue Crafted Fit, presents Lauren Cunningham, Corporate fundraiser from Cancer Fund for Children, with a cheque raised by the company.

Carrick workers help to refurbish ‘Narnia’

Generous staff at a Carrickfergus company have helped support the Cancer Fund for Children to the tune of £10,000.


IN PICTURES: Northern Ireland’s top 20 parking fine hotspots revealed

Over 150,000 car parking and bus lane fines were dished out across Northern Ireland in 2017 and today we reveal Northern Ireland’s top 20 hotspots.

Kilroot power station is set to be closed as of May 23

Power outage sparks questions over Kilroot closure

The decision to close Kilroot power station has been defended following a recent power outage which it has been claimed would have caused significant blackouts in the Province had it happened later this year.

Could your rural community benefit from a grant up to £150k?

Could your rural community benefit from a grant up to £150k?

Mid and East Antrim Local Action Group is hosting workshops for groups interested in accessing up to £150,000 of grant funding.

David Gillespie (right) and Hazel Bell (left), representing Ledcom  with representitives from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council (from left)  Councillor Ruth Wilson, Councillor Gerardine Mulvenna, Mayor, Councillor Paul Reid, Gail Kelly and Zoe Lindsay at the official launch of the 2018 Larne Business Awards in Larne Town Hall. INLT 06-006-PSB

Larne Business Awards are launched for 2018

The 2018 Larne Business Awards have been launched, with nominations now being sought across 14 award categories.

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