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  • Blind Cord Safety

    21 November

    Blind Cord Safety

    Internal window blind cords and chains can pose a risk to babies, small children and vulnerable people who could injure or even strangle themselves on looped operating cords and chains. It is important that you take steps to make sure your children are safe. Full story

  • A2 Shore Road Update

    21 November

    A2 Shore Road Update

    Traffic management planned for week commencing 24/11/2014 as follows:- Full story

  • Carrickfergus Museum Volunteers Scoop Top Award

    20 November

    Carrickfergus Museum Volunteers Scoop Top Award

    Volunteers for Carrickfergus Museum scooped a regional award for engaging museum audiences this month in London, as the British Museum and the Marsh Christian Trust held their annual volunteer awards.  Full story

  •  St Andrew’s Day Fun at Carrickfergus Castle

    20 November

    St Andrew’s Day Fun at Carrickfergus Castle

    Come and join us for a day of festivities, food and family fun at Carrickfergus Castle to celebrate St Andrew’s Day on Saturday 29 November.  This one-day event will run from 11.00am to 3.00pm and will include a full programme of family orientated activities including Ulster-Scots re-enactments, Piping, traditional music and dance, traditional Ulster-Scots food, a falconry display, sword fighting, archery, face-painting, sword and crown making workshops and storytelling. Full story

  • Reminder: Sales Growth - Workshop 6

    19 November

    Reminder: Sales Growth - Workshop 6

    Your next Sales Knowledge Workshop will be Negotiation Skills. Learn how clinch the deal you are looking for and develop win/win scenarios for long-term success. The next Workshop will be on 27th November at 13:30pm - 17:00pm at: The Civic Centre,  11 Antrim St, Carrickfergus, BT38 7DG Full story

  • New Recycling App for Carrickfergus Residents

    19 November

    New Recycling App for Carrickfergus Residents

    Carrickfergus Borough Council has launched a new recycling App for its residents.  Designed to make it easier to find all the recycling information you need in one place, the App, created by Bin-ovation and supported by Rethink Waste, is free to download for smart phones and tablets. Full story

  • NI Business Rates

    18 November

    NI Business Rates

    The Non-domestic Revaluation has reached a significant milestone with draft valuations having now been produced for all 73,000+ business properties in NI. The Finance Minister, Simon Hamilton MLA, has announced the online release of a Schedule of draft rateable values for business properties. The Schedule of Draft Values has been released on the dedicated Reval 2015 NI website and business ratepayers are invited to view their new valuation. Full story

  • Stuck for that perfect Christmas gift?

    18 November

    Stuck for that perfect Christmas gift?

    Why not give the gift of fitness! Full story

  • Perfume and Politics Event

    17 November

    Perfume and Politics Event

    Carrickfergus Borough Council’s Good Relations Office will be hosting a Perfume and Politics event on Thursday 27 November 2014, in Jubilee Hall, Carrickfergus Town Hall, from 7.00pm – 9.00pm.  Light refreshments will be provided. Full story

  • Carrickfergus renews support for victims of domestic abuse

    17 November

    Carrickfergus renews support for victims of domestic abuse

    Lord Mayor of Belfast, Nichola Mallon, welcomed guests including Justice Minister, David Ford, PSNI Chief Constable, George Hamilton and representatives from Carrickfergus Borough Council, PCSP, schools and community groups to the Onus 5th Annual Awards Ceremony, held in Belfast City Hall on Wednesday 12th November. Full story