Category Archives: Economy

From two boroughs to one

A preview of the area’s population and politics. Antrim and Newtownabbey takes in a long strip of countryside but half of its population will be concentrated around Glengormley and Carnmoney, on the...

Sheila McClelland: Carrick’s potential

Carrickfergus Borough Council Chief Executive Sheila McClelland shares her ambitions for improving everyday life in the area. What are the best qualities about Carrickfergus as a place to live and work? Carrickfergus...

Ballymena: a growing hub

In many ways, Ballymena is performing well despite the recession. Peter Cheney reviews the borough’s economic prospects and local ambitions for its future development. Ballymena’s manufacturing base, work ethic and strong performances...