‘Be Enterprising’ - a new Business Magazine for the Ballymoney area - was officially launched at a networking event at Acorn Business Centre attended by the Mayor of Ballymoney, elected representatives and local business people.
This business magazine has been supported by local businesses and aims to inspire individuals to start their own business.
Alderman Bill Kennedy, Chairperson of the Economic Development Committee of Ballymoney Borough Council, highlighted the support
available through Ballymoney Borough Council Economic Development, Town Centre Regeneration and Acorn Business Centre.
Acorn Business Centre is the Local Enterprise Agency for the Ballymoney area and has been at the heart of the community for over 20 years.
Mr Francis Ashe, Manager of Acorn Business Centre, mentioned that publishing ‘Be Enterprising’ coincided with the optimism that the Acorn Business Centre has for the future.
As well as EFS Ltd, other new businesses coming to the business centre since the start of the year were Memory Bears by Vicky, Ultra Trim, Strive Personal Fitness and CYB Ministries.
Existing businesses in the centre that that have undertaken recent substantial investment are CM Animal Health who expanded into a third unit, Auld Tat who took on a second unit to double production area and opened the Lavender Tea Room, and Humble Jumble who doubled floor space by moving to a larger unit.
The centre has seen employment provided by all businesses rise to over 60 people which generates well over a million pounds of wealth for the local economy.
The Acorn manager thanked everyone for supporting the launch of Be Enterprising Magazine and encouraged individuals from the local area to get in touch and find out more about support available through Acorn Business Centre.
Contact can be made by Calling 028 276 66133, Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or simply calling at Acorn Business Centre Reception.
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