Global Luxury Spa Hotel of the Year

Galgorm Resort & Spa named Global Luxury Spa Hotel of the Year AND Announced as the Host venue for the 2018 World Luxury Spa & Restaurant Awards – July 2018 Galgorm Resort & Spa has secured two prestigious accolades, firstly scooping Global Spa of the Year 2017 at the World Luxury Hotel Awards held on the […]

Wrightbus in Emerging Indian Market

WRIGHTBUS INTERNATIONAL CONTINUE SCALING THEIR GLOBAL BUSINESS, MAKING A FOOTPRINT IN THE EMERGING INDIAN MARKET Today (28th May 2015) Wrightbus International senior team were in India at an event held in conjunction with Daimler (India Commercial Vehicles) to celebrate the opening of their bus body plant in Chennai, India and officially premiere a range of […]

More Wrightbuses for London

Wrightbus have announced that the Transport for London Board has given approval to order a further batch of 200 New Routemaster buses from Wrightbus.  The contract, which will now be finalised, is for buses to be delivered up to the second quarter of 2016, and secures employment on two of the production lines at Wrights Group’s EN-Drive chassis facility in Antrim, as […]

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 […]

Congratulations to K & G McAtamney

Chamber members K & G McAtamney Butchery and Deli (Greenvale Street, Ballymena) have been acclaimed as the top butchers in the UK at a glittering awards ceremony held in London. The awards recognise and reward the top butcher’s shops across six regions before declaring one as the overall UK Butcher’s Shop of the Year. For […]

Buses Leave for London

The production line manufacturing Boris Johnson’s new buses for London, hailed as the ‘greenest of its type anywhere in the world’… has delivered its first vehicles to the capital. The first two buses have left the Wrightbus factory in Ballymena, and will be followed by another four next week with a further 594 over the next three […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deputy First Minister Visits Wright Group

Following the announcement made on his recent trade mission to China the deputy First Minister viewed first hand the work going on to prepare 50 new double-decker bus kits that will be shipped to China for assembly. They will be delivered as fully built buses to Kowloon Motor Bus Company of Hong Kong where the […]

Ballymena Partnership Rocks to Brussels!

Two Ballymena companies are nearing completion of a prestigious contract in Belgium for global brand Hard Rock International. Construction and interior specialist Patton is currently working on the strip-out, build and fit-out of a new Hard Rock Cafe Brussels, partnered with the Galgorm Group which is supplying the catering equipment. “Patton already has a close […]

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