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Dogs Trust has joined forces with Councils in Northern Ireland in a bid to prevent dogs dying in hot cars this summer

Summer Fun For Cool Canines

Dogs Trust has joined forces with Councils in Northern Ireland in a bid to prevent dogs dying in hot cars this summer and to raise awareness on summer safety for our canine friends.

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Summer Sunday Music

Summer Sunday Music

Johnston Star Flute Band will perform at Antrim Castle Gardens on Sunday, August 18, from 3-4pm, as part of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council’s Summer Sunday Music Programme.

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Join in the free fun at Ballymena's Urban Beach this summer

Urban Beach Adventure time

Hundreds of people have been enjoying the sand between their toes at Ballymena’s Urban Beach since it opened in July and with a packed out events list throughout August there’s something to keep everyone entertained.

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Buster, a Parson Russell Terrier, who is leaving Dogs Trust Ballymena for a new home

Buster marks ‘Deadline Day’ with his very own transfer

As football’s summer transfer window closes, rehoming charity Dogs Trust has been wheeling and dealing to complete its own incoming signings – who are now looking for new homes – as well as waving fond goodbyes to those who have departed for their forever homes.

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Calling all crafters in Antrim and Newtownabbey

Calling all crafters in Antrim and Newtownabbey

If you are a crafter, or run a craft business, based within Antrim and Newtownabbey, you are invited to apply to take part in the Roots to Craft Project, which includes a three day festival in Latvia (Autumn 2019) and Finland (March 2020).

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Summer Sunday Music

Summer Sunday Music

The First Old Boys are set to perform at Antrim Castle Gardens on Sunday, August 11, from 3-4pm as part of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council’s Summer Sunday Music Programme.

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Pictured at the recent celebration event for Move More in Antrim and Newtownabbey are Alan McCausland, Move More Coordinator; Yvonne Keag, Move More participant ; Robert Davidson, Move More participant; Alderman John Smyth, Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey; Dr Fiona Stewart, Move More participant; Jacqueline Adams, Move More participant; Moyra Mills, Northern Health and Social Care Trust; and Diarmaid McAuley, Macmillan Cancer Support.

Macmillan and Council celebrate ‘Move More’

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Ald. John Smyth pictured with service users, health professionals and Council staff of the Macmillan Move More Antrim and Newtownabbey programme at a celebration event at Antrim Castle Gardens.

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Wire sculpture Julie Murphy 'Frocess Yard

Art in a byre for August Craft Month

As part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, applied artist Sharon Adams has curated an annual group exhibition of contemporary craft and fine art at her Glarryford home near Ballymena.

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Fund raiser (EDITORIAL IMAGE)

Street collections thanks

The Meningitis Research Foundation has extended thanks to everyone who contributed towards their recent street collections in Ballymena and Antrim.

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Summer Sunday Music

Summer Sunday Music

Johnston Star Flute Band will perform at Antrim Castle Gardens on Sunday, August 4, from 3-4pm, as part of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council’s Summer Sunday Music Programme.

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