Support the Borough this Christmas

Over the next few weeks many of us will be starting to think about putting together a list of gifts to buy for our friends & family this Christmas. As a business owner, Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry would like to ask you to take a few minutes to consider the well publicised […]

Launch of the Crime Reduction Package

A business breakfast was held in the Adair Arms on Thursday 24th October to launch Ballymena’s Crime Reduction Package. There was an excellent attendance of local businesses. Photo L-R: Trevor Parker (BRAC), PJ McAvoy (BTCD Ltd.), Thomas McKillen (Chamber of Commerce President), Karen Moore (PCSP) and Insp. Alison Ferguson (PSNI). The Crime reduction package is a […]

Ballymena Public Realm Consultation

Public realm proposals for the core streets in Ballymena went on display on Tuesday 28th May and the consultants are looking for your feedback. These can be viewed in the Braid or on this website These proposals are vital to the future of Ballymena so plase take time to visit the Braid or look at […]

Galgorm Castle Estates Investment

Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster, has welcomed the announcement of an £8 million investment at Galgorm Castle Estates which will create over 60 full-and part-time jobs in Ballymena, at an event this morning in Ballymena’s Braid Centre. Galgorm Castle Estates Developments, Ballymena, which, currently consists of Galgorm Castle, a courtyard housing twenty businesses and a championship […]

Safe Town for those living with domestic abuse

Ballymena to become a Safe Town for people living with domestic abuse. Mayor of Ballymena, Alderman PJ McAvoy, welcomed local businesses along to the Braid Arts Centre, to acknowledge their support for people living with domestic abuse in the town, and helping Ballymena become a Safe Town for anyone living with abuse. Ballymena Mayor Alderman […]

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 […]

Skills Exchange UK

Skill Exchange UK Seeks to Drive Employment, Growth and Competitiveness, by Promoting Employer “Skill Recycling” through Localised Online Skill Exchanges. Launched in Michelin Tyre PLC, Ballymena, Skill Exchange UK is an independent, not for profit organisation developed in conjunction with Leading Employers, ACAS and the TUC. It provides a simple but highly innovative service aimed […]

Ballymena Ready for World Police & Fire Games

Ballymena Borough Council in conjunction with Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted a seminar at ecos centre on “Maximising Business during the World Police and Fire Games 2013”.  L-R Chris Wales (Chamber of Commerce), Terry Campbell (Belfast Visitor Convention Bureau), Caroline Adams (Tourist Board), Mayor Alderman PJ McAvoy, Carolyn Boyd (Tourist Board) […]

First Trust Bank Launches New Fund

First Trust Bank launches new £50M SME Business Support Fund. SMEs encouraged to consider new bank lending fund as a means of developing business. First Trust Bank has launched a new £50m Business Support Fund, specifically designed to support Northern Ireland’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).  The locally administered fund will offer SMEs the financial […]

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