Picture special from primary schools’ hockey tournam...
Gracehill company impresses UK food experts
NW200 programmes on sale at Wilsons of Rathkenny
‘Queens of Speed’ raise £6k for Cancer Focus in char...
Prize time for Ballymena Hockey Club
Allstars team reform for charity football fixture
Ballymena police are appealing for witnesses to the suspected theft of three vehicles from a business in the Pennybridge Industrial Estate last weekend.
TWO Ballymena companies have been shortlisted in the ‘Innovation in Partnership’ category at Northern Ireland’s Apprentice of the Year Awards 2013.
IN light of stats that claim 191 men in the Ballymena area are diagnosed with cancer every year, Action Cancer is launching its Action Man campaign and bringing free M.O.T. health checks for men to Ballymena North Business Centre, Ballymena on June 25 from 11am-7.30pm.
GALGORM Resort & Spa has unveiled details of a £1 million investment to its property next spring which will confirm its position as one of Ireland’s top wedding and banqueting destinations.
BALLYMENA actor Liam Neeson is the person most of us would like to receive a phone call from according to new research from O2.
UP to 40 jobs have been lost at the Gallaher plant at Ballymena after some production has been moved abroad.
A LARGE crowd of friends, family and supporters of football, in particular the women’s game, turned out in force to support the Ballymena All Stars ‘ Original Veterans’ in their charity challenge game against a Belfast Select side in aid of the Marie Curie Cancer Charity.
WITH the British and Irish Lions tour to Australia just around the corner, the Ballymena Academy Old Pupils’ association is hosting a special Lions themed Spring BBQ.
ALL Saints Old Boys won their second trophy of the season on Friday night when they beat Harryville Homers on penalties to land the Ace Cup.
BALLYMENA Rugby Club has unveiled its new coaching team for next season.
PRIMARY schools from the Ballymena and Antrim areas took part in the annual hockey tournament at Ballymena Showgrounds last week.
LAST Saturday’s North West 200 fell victim to weather conditions, for the second time in three years, after just two racing laps had been completed.
GALGORM Resort and Spa has been recognised as being one of the top tourism resorts in Northern Ireland after making the shortlist for the 2013 Northern Ireland Tourism Awards, in association with Diageo NI.
GRACEHILL Fine Foods, based in Galgorm, recently attended a special reception for a delegation to Northern Ireland from the UK Guild of Food Writers, organised by Invest Northern Ireland.
ANNA Henry, 18 from Portglenone was crowned second in the Open+Direct Miss Northern Ireland competition 2013.
SNOW Patrol will return to Tennent’s Vital this summer to play a massive homecoming show at Belfast’s Boucher Road Playing Fields on Thursday, August 15.
SINGER songwriter Anthony Toner comes to the Old Courthouse in Antrim as part of a Northern Ireland tour to support his brand new album.
A NUMBER of workshops are being held in the coming weeks for budding amateur gardeners.
THE car park at Church of God on Frys Road will be the venue on Saturday, May 25, for a car boot sale from 11am-1pm.
FIRST Glenwherry Company of the Boys’ Brigade recently held their 39th Annual Inspection and Display in the Presbyterian Church Hall where they presented a varied and interesting programme of games, drill, vaulting, a comedy sketch and Bible sketches.
A knitting group based at The Salvation Army shop on Broughshane Street are hoping local residents and businesses will help fill the pencil cases they’re making for the needy.
BANK Holiday Monday, May 27 is a date for your diary if families want to experience a great day out while having fun and enjoying the festivities that this year’s Family Fun Day has to offer.
LADIES, get in shape for summer at Fit For Life, which kicks off at High Kirk on Monday, May 27, at 7pm.
BALLYMENA Support Group for Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke Annual Sponsored Walk will be held on Tuesday, June 11.
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Weather for Ballymena
Thursday 23 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 8 C
Wind Speed: 23 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 5 C to 12 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: North west