N.I. Firm Named Best in UK

Marcon Fit-Out crowned McDonald’s UK Contractor of the Year. Antrim-based Marcon Fit-Out has been named as McDonald’s UK Contractor of the Year at an awards ceremony in Birmingham. The local company, which employs 30 people at its Kilbegs headquarters in Antrim, was awarded the top prize for its work in reimaging McDonald’s restaurants across the […]

Retailers should register to pay Bag Levy

Environment Minister Alex Attwood is today advising businesses dispensing new single use carrier bags to complete their online registration now with the Department of the Environment. Retailers who have received their registration letters from the Department should complete their registration online at http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/baglevy using the log in details supplied in their letter. Any retailer who […]

Spring into Action

With Spring now upon us and a stretch to the days, it’s time to start thinking about getting fit and enjoying the great outdoors again – what better way than to get active with Ardclinis.   Why not try out a new adventure such as kayaking, climbing, abseiling or a good mountain scramble! Left to right: […]

Traders’ Treasure Hunt

Traders in Ballymena town centre are gearing up for the St Patrick’s Bank Holiday with a special prize treasure hunt organised in conjunction with the Ballymena Times. Businesses on Church Street and Bridge Street – under the Revitalise Steering Group – are offering readers the chance to win one of two fantastic prizes. We have […]

More & More Businesses Connecting to firmus

Why more and more businesses are connecting to firmus energy natural gas… From its inception in 2005, local natural gas provider, firmus energy, has come a long way. The company started with just four employees, no customers and the momentous task of building an underground pipe network to allow thousands of homes and businesses outside […]

Wrightbus Lands £28M Vehicle Order

Ballymena-based company Wrightbus announced today that it is set to benefit from an order worth over £28m from FirstGroup plc., as the FTSE 250 listed company announced vehicle investment plans for the forthcoming financial year for its UK Bus operations. Wrightbus faced significant competition from a number of manufacturers throughout the world and had to […]

Carnview Farm Shooting Complex to host WPFG Events

The World Police and Fire Games are being held in Northern Ireland from 1st to 10th August and are expected to attract 10000 competitors and 15000 family and supporters. The games are held every two years and are one of the largest sporting events in the world. There are 42 host venues across Northern Ireland […]

Neeson receives Freedom of the Borough

On Monday 28th January the Freedom of the Borough of Ballymena was conferred on Liam Neeson OBE in a spectacular ceremony in the Braid. Hundreds of well wishers braved a wet and windy day to greet Liam as he arrived. The wait was well worth while as he spent several minutes outside waving and acknowledging […]

OBE for Michelin Ballymena Employee

Paul Kinkead, Head of Environment and Protection at Michelin’s truck tyre plant in Ballymena, has been awarded an OBE in The New Year’s Honours List for services to environmental protection in Northern Ireland.  A past pupil of Royal School Dungannon and a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, Paul Kinkead is a Chartered Chemical Engineer and […]

Christmas Social / Networking Event

Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry held its annual Christmas social/networking event in the Adair Arms Hotel on 11th December. There was an excellent turnout of Chamber members and guests. Prizewinners, chamber members and special guests who attended last week’s Ballymena Chamber of Commerce and Industry Christmas Window Dressing awards in the Adair Arms Hotel. […]

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Email: office@ballymenachamber.co.uk

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