Mayor shows support for close contact businesses

Close contact services across the Borough have reopened following the latest announcement from the Northern Ireland Executive regarding the easing of restrictions.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 5:00 pm
Mayor, Cllr Jim Montgomery delivers a Covid Pack to Beauty and Beyond, Ballyclare

To show support, Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is supplying PPE packs to the close contact businesses across the Borough.

Each pack contains re-useable face coverings, 5 litres of hand sanitiser, latex gloves and a face visor.

Businesses who qualify have been contacted directly to attend a collection point within their town centre, where Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Jim Montgomery was on hand to distribute the packs.

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The Mayor commented: “We have a number of packs available for businesses in the Borough who operate under the close contact sector.

“These businesses have had a tough time over the past year and I am delighted we can offer this service to help them as they reopen. I have no doubt they will have a busy time ahead and I wish them the best of luck as they all reopen.”

If you are a business in the Borough and would like more information on the support available text BUSINESS to 80039, visit or E. [email protected]