Electric vehicles in revised allowances for council

A revised policy covering councillors’ travel and subsistence allowance has been recommended for ratification.

The Giant's Causeway was the most popular place to visit in Northern Ireland for tourists in 2016.

IN FULL: NI's top tourist attractions for 2016

The Giant's Causeway has been confirmed as the most popular tourist destination in Northern Ireland in 2016, according to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (N.I.S.R.A.).
Alderman Maureen Morrow

Focus on Brexit at breakfast seminar

A free breakfast seminar will be held in Willowbank Business Park, Millbrook, Larne on Friday June 16.

Wood pellets

IN FULL: Non-domestic RHI claimant list

The Department for the Economy has today published the full list of individuals and companies who have received more than £5,000 under the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

Calm, of Victoria Road, Larne.

Salon closure will be ‘very sad’

Larne beauty salon Calm, of Victoria Road, has announced its forthcoming closure on July 28.

Keith Gillespie pictured at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Belfast where he announced his new role as a football agent

Keith Gillespie: I wouldn’t change a minute of my rollercoaster football career

He agonisingly missed out on a Premier League title with Newcastle in 1996, played in a critically acclaimed Northern Ireland side who never made it to a major finals, and battled a gambling addiction which saw him lose £7 million over his career as a professional footballer ... and still Keith Gillespie says he would not have done anything differently if given a second chance.

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Business breakfast at Willowbank

Willowbank Business Park, Millbrook, Larne will be the venue for the latest in a recent series of free business seminars, organised through Larne Development Forum and LEDCOM and sponsored by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

The allergy alert was published on the Food Standard Agency's website on Friday.

Burgers recalled after soya discovered

Musgrave Retail Partners NI is recalling its Gourmet Cheese & Bacon Burgers because they contain soya, which is not mentioned on the label.

Hair by Jakk. Pic by Google.

Arson hit hairdressers to open new salon

Two hairdressers whose salon was gutted in an arson attack on Easter Monday will open a new Main Street outlet next week.

Passers-by sample fare from Tully Farm.

Mid and East Antrim serves up a tasty treat at the Balmoral Show

Artisan food and drink providers served up some of Mid and East Antrim’s finest produce to tens of thousands of Balmoral Show visitors.

The least expensive standardised price of residential property in Northern Ireland for the first quarter of 2017 was in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.

IN FULL: NI property prices by local council area

A report detailing the price of residential property in Northern Ireland was published on Tuesday morning.

The Gobbins. Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Tourism boost for East Antrim

Tourism jobs are being created in the local area, following the recent opening of the new railway museum at Whitehead and the planned re-opening of the Gobbins in Islandmagee which is said to be “on track to reopen in time for the peak summer season.”

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Payment options highlighted as rate bill arrives

Payment options highlighted as rate bill arrives

Home owners and businesses in the borough will receive their rate bill this week.

A selection of artisan food producers from across Mid and East Antrim are showcasing their products at Balmoral Show. Picture: Darren Kidd/Press Eye.

Fine food from Mid & East Antrim at Balmoral

Artisan food producers in Mid and East Antrim are showcasing their produce to an audience of thousands this week at Balmoral Show

A sample of Maud's ice cream.

‘Poor Bear’ among airport’s top ten

A Carrick-made product has been shortlisted to the final of a competition organised by George Best Belfast City Airport.

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What to do with old fivers now that they aren’t legal tender

The news probably passed you by without much fanfare but old paper Bank of England £5 notes are now no longer legal tender.
Eamon Moore, Fisherman from Glenavy demonstrating his skills at River to Lough Festival in 2014

Award winning festival axed after Tourism NI deny funding

An award winning festival that celebrates Lough Neagh has been cancelled just two months before its planned date, after being denied funding by Tourism NI.

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