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  • Larne man caused unnecessary suffering and failed to look after welfare of dogs

    Posted on Tuesday 30th August 2016

    ​Stephen Morton, (26) formerly of Bellair Park in Larne, was sentenced at Ballymena Magistrates Court, on Thursday 25 August 2016 after pleading guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to three Rottweiler puppies in his care in August 2015 and to docking the tails of four puppies.

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  • Mayor boosts teen heart disease charity

    Posted on Friday 26th August 2016

    BraveheartsNI, a charity for teenagers and young adults with congenital heart disease, is set for a hearty boost.

    The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE, who earlier this year made it her chosen charity, has been on the road for this worthy cause. Cllr Wales was in all the Council’s offices today to support all the staff who ‘paid up’ to enjoy a holiday weekend dress-down day.

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  • Borough’s best kept gardens recognised by Mayor

    Posted on Friday 26th August 2016

    ​The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE, has announced the winners and runners-up in the Mid and East Antrim In Bloom Best Kept Front Garden and Best Kept Front Container Garden competitions. The Mayor is shown here with Philomena Corey, Best Kept Front Container Garden winner, Carrickfergus

    Borough’s best kept gardens recognised by Mayor image

  • ​ Flag hoisting to say ‘thank you seafarers’ for Merchant Navy Day

    Posted on Friday 26th August 2016

    Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, the Port of Larne and P&O Ferries will raise the Red Ensign to raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers on Friday 02 September.

    A hoisting ceremony, will take place at the Port of Larne at 10am involving representation from the three host organisations and invited guests. Members of the public are also very welcome to attend.

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  • Borough Mayor commends young peoples’ foraging skills at Biodiversity School event

    Posted on Thursday 25th August 2016

    Little Lily and Ollie Calderwood didn’t need to share Councillor Audrey Wales’ umbrella when she visited the Biodiversity Summer School event at Ecos, Ballymena.

    The unseasonable rain was no problem to the Clough siblings who were pleased to try out their very own tepee – made entirely from materials foraged from the Ecos parklands – during the visit by the Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

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  • Borough’s quest for tallest sunflower reaches deadline

    Posted on Thursday 25th August 2016

    ​The deadline is looming for entries to Mid and East Antrim Borough In Bloom’s Tallest Sunflower Competition.

    The Mayor, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE, is asking young gardening enthusiasts who have not filled in their entry form to do so before 1 September, when entries close.

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  • Mid and East Antrim Flower Show and Summer Fair successful

    Posted on Wednesday 24th August 2016

    ​Larne Market Yard became an extravaganza of colour as exhibitors showcased their green fingered talent at the Mid and East Antrim Flower Show and Summer Fair earlier in August.

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  • Deputy Mayor goes ‘Wild about Food’ as local allotment gardens are celebrated

    Posted on Monday 22nd August 2016

    ​The Deputy Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough, Alderman William McNeilly, has been celebrating all things ‘veggie’.

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  • Mayor enjoys Council’s Biodiversity Summer School

    Posted on Tuesday 16th August 2016

    ​The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE has been enjoying the Council’s Biodiversity Summer School.​

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  • Ballymena Business Excellence Awards launched

    Posted on Thursday 11th August 2016

    The 2016 Ballymena Business Excellence Awards have been launched at a reception in the Braid. This is the 14th year of the awards which are organised annually by Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is the principal sponsor for this year’s awards.

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