Invest NI helps open more doors for local company

Ballymena company Garage Door Systems Ltd is creating 17 new jobs as part of a £2 million investment supported by Invest Northern Ireland. The family-run business, which manufactures and installs a range of made-to-measure garage doors for the domestic and professional markets, is now in its 20th year of trading and employs 33 staff. As well as recruiting more staff, the investment will see […]

NRC to host UK Squad selection for WorldSkills

NRC’s Ballymena campus has been selected as one of the College’s to host the World Skills Squad Selection Competition in June of this year.  This is the first time that this prestigious competition has been held in Northern Ireland.  Skills on show at NRC Ballymena include Mechanical CAD, Mechatronics, CNC Milling, Industrial Control and Sheet […]

Galgorm Castle Golf – NI Open

The stars of the fairways will make a welcome return to Ballymena this year after today’s official announcement that the Northern Ireland Open, the province’s annual international tournament, will take place once more at Galgorm Castle from August 28-31. After record numbers attended last year’s event, this year promises to be a spectacular occasion for […]

Wrightbus International Opens Middle East Office

Wrightbus International – the International arm of Wrights Group – has strengthened its presence in the Middle East region with the opening of a permanent office at Masdar City, Abu Dhabi. The office, which will be headed up by Wrightbus International Director – Middle East, Paul Brannigan, will provide a springboard for the company’s business […]

Hotel Chain Expands into R.O.I.

County Antrim-based McKeever Hotel Group has announced its expansion into the Republic of Ireland with the purchase of the Letterkenny Court Hotel in Donegal. A major renovation of the three star hotel has just started with the first two phases seeing a £400,000 investment (€500,000) to totally refurbish the ground floor, including building a new […]

Chamber Breakfast Networking Event

Ballymena Chamber of Commerce hosted another very successful breakfast networking event this week at The Rosspark Hotel, Kells. Ballymena Chamber of Commerce President Alan Stewart commented “Our one-to-one breakfast networking events are proving to become an important fixture in our Chamber member’s calendar. Events like these prove business leaders from around the Borough see great […]

Ballymena Chamber Golf Day 2014

The third annual Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry Golf Day, sponsored by the Adair Arms Hotel proved to be another tremendous success.  Over 60 golfers (of varying degrees of ability!) took part in the four-ball competition at Galgorm Castle Golf Club on Friday 9th May. It was a colourful sight to say the least with each […]

Ballymena to be Enterprise Town

£1m Enterprise Investment for Ballymena. Ballymena is to benefit from a £1m Enterprise Investment to promote opportunities for private and social entrepreneurs to start and grow their business in Ballymena.  This joint announcement was made by social enterprise Ballymena Business Centre and Bank of Ireland UK at a briefing held in the Leighinmohr House Hotel […]

Adair Arms Sponsor Annual Golf Day

Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce & Industry announced their sponsorship partner this week for their annual business golf event.  Alan Stewart, President – Ballymena Chamber of Commerce, Iris Stewart – Deputy General Manager, Bridgene McKeever, Group Sales & Marketing Manager – The Adair Arms Hotel, Rodney Kernohan – Business Development Manager, Ballymena Chamber of Commerce. On Friday 9th May businesses from all over the Mid-Antrim area will […]

‘Plan2Build’ 2014 Show a Big Success

Now in its third year, FmK’s recent ‘Plan2Build’ 2014 Show exhibited everything from Planning to Construction all under one roof.  The ‘Plan2Build’ Show is County Antrim’s opportunity to promote local building & construction businesses. This year’s exhibition was held at  Leighinmohr House, Ballymena and attracted record numbers of people who were interested in building or […]

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