The Employment initiative “Let’s Work”, funded by the Social Investment Fund (SIF) under the Delivering Social Change framework, has helped 47 people gain employment in 2020. The programme, which commenced in October 2019, received £1.68m investment from SIF to help address employment related issues in areas of socio-economic need across Northern Ireland. The programme sought to widen access to jobs, improve skill levels and increase personal confidence. Read More
Causeway Coastal Route Tourism Cluster has received a funding boost of £25,000 through Invest Northern Ireland’s Collaborative Growth Programme. Considered to be an unforgettable tourist route, the Causeway Coast offers a breadth of experiences from memorable scenic locations, charming villages and exceptional hospitality choices along the way.
Carrickfergus Enterprise has announced that results of its recent tourism initiative, ‘Glens Coastal Hub’ has exceeded expectations, boosting sales, local visitor expenditure, jobs, and visitor numbers.Read More
Mid and East Antrim Local Action Group was set up to manage and deliver the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020 across Ballymena, Carrickfergus and LarneRead More
Carrickfergus Enterprise recently hosted their annual Celebrating Enterprise event with a large number of organisations in attendance. These included many who had accessed support through the many programmes such as ‘Go for It’, ‘Coastal Hub Programme’ and ‘Experience NI’. Read More
Visitors to the Glens of Antrim Coastal Route are being encouraged to take the road less travelled this summer to discover some of the must-visit tourist attractions in the area, with the launch of a new map by Carrickfergus Enterprise.Read More
The Co-Innovate programme is a cross border research and innovation (R&I) initiative funded under the European INTERREG VA Programme. The programme aims to increase the proportion of SMEs engaged in cross-border research and innovation.Read More
A new programme aimed at boosting tourism businesses in the Glens Coastal area has been launched by Carrickfergus Enterprise with support from partners Causeway Enterprise and Northern Regional CollegeRead More
Carrickfergus Enterprise are delighted to announce the launch of a new programme covering the Glens coastal Route from Ballygally to Ballycastle & Rathlin Island.Read More
A tourism enterprise project has created 25 jobs at businesses along the east Antrim coast.
Backed by the Coastal Communities Fund and led by Carrickfergus Enterprise, the Coastal Tourism Hub project has helped 30 tourism and hospitality entrepreneurs to hone their skills and develop a unified approach to marketing the area’s tourist destinations.
The next generation of businessmen and women in Mid and East Antrim are being invited to get help to turn their business ideas into tangible business plans.Read More
Carrickfergus Enterprise has helped two local college students to secure employment after they successfully completed a digital tourism project, and has called for more businesses to offer work placements to talented young people.Read More
Twelve tourism and hospitality jobs have been created since the establishment of the East Antrim Tourism Hub, a programme led by Carrickfergus Enterprise.Read More
New Year, New Start, have you ever thought about running your own business? If 2017 is the year for you, contact Carrickfergus Enterprise today to find out more about how the Go for it programme can help you do just that!Read More