Clarke Facades Raising for Tiny Life

Following their successful partnership with the Causeway Down Syndrome Association, Clarke Facades -leading Facade specialists in the UK and Ireland, set their targets even higher as they pledge to raise a mammoth £10,000 for their new 2016/2017 charitypartner – Tinylife. (L-R) The Clarke Facade team are pictured alongside Gillian Breen, Tinylife’s Community Fundraiser (left), Tinylife’s Big Bear (centre) and Michael Clarke, Clarke Facades Contracts Director/Chairman (right) as they announce Tinylife as their new charity partner […]

2016 Business Awards Launched

The 2016 Ballymena Business Excellence Awards were launched at a reception in the Braid on Tuesday 9th August. This is the 14th year of the awards which are organised annually by Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is the principal sponsor for this year’s awards. Mayor of Mid […]

Clarke Facades Put On Their Running Shoes!

Clarke Facades leading Facade specialists in the UK and Ireland continue their remarkable community support initiatives by raising a mammoth £5573 by running the Belfast City Marathon in support of the Causeway Down Syndrome Association. Eugene Clarke, (right) Managing Director at Clarke Facades presents a cheque for £5573 to The Causeway Down Syndrome Association, Chairwoman, […]

Chamber Supports Independents’ Day

Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ballymena BID and Ballymena Business Centre are joining forces to encourage residents and visitors to the town centre to support local independent retailers and businesses on Independents’ Day which takes place on 4th July. The Independents’ Day campaign, celebrates the huge contribution independent traders make to local communities […]

Make the Most of Redundancy Payout

With the Michelin and also JTI tobacco factory set to close and Ballymena facing some of its most challenging times, local tax specialist Ian Aiken is advising those affected to think carefully about the future and ensure their redundancy payout works for them.  Ian Aiken who runs TaxAssist Accountants in Ballymena said: “Don’t rush into […]

Danske Bank Launches Digital Hub

Danske Bank is aiming to provide inspiration and practical advice to the thousands of small businesses in Northern Ireland with the launch of a brand new digital hub.  One of a number of new initiatives to support small businesses, Danske Bank today launched – a locally produced source of information and practical resources designed […]

Go Sun Celebrates 50th Birthday!

Congratulations to Go Sun restaurant which has now been a fixture in Ballymena for 50 years. This is a superb achievement from one of our valued Chamber members, and we hope to see them still going strong in the town for another 50 years!

Fairhill Car Park Pass Offer

Fairhill is offering a limited number of car park passes for the Fairhill Car Park to town centre traders, retail and office staff.The fee will be the same for the entire day irrespective of how long you stay within that 24 hour period.  Mon – Fri – £2.00 Sat – Sun – £2.50 The offer will […]

Autoline Academy Celebrates ‘Class of 2016’

Half of Employees Awarded Professional Qualifications. Almost half of the employees at Northern Ireland-based Autoline Insurance have secured professional qualifications thanks to the company’s commitment to professional development. The numbers were revealed at the inaugural ‘graduation ceremony’ of the Autoline Academy, a new initiative to encourage further staff participation and recognise their achievements. To date […]

NIIRTA Launches ‘The Plan’ in Ballymena

The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) today launched their Alternative Programme for Government in Ballymena with the local Chamber of Commerce. The Programme outlines 97 recommendations, setting out policy priorities for the each of the nine new Executive departments, which will be established after the Assembly election.  NIIRTA is the first business organisation […]

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