Antrim and Newtownabbey Council waives Entertainment Licence fees

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has waived more than £20k in annual fees for Entertainment Licences in a move to help support hospitality businesses in the region.

Following the latest announcement from the NI Executive, businesses within the hospitality sector can now reopen.

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During a visit to Sportsmans Inn, Ballyclare, Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Jim Montgomery commented: “It has been a long time coming for the hospitality businesses in our borough and I am delighted that they can now reopen.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Jim Montgomery visits the Sportsman Inn, Ballyclare to wish them well following their reopening.

“I am pleased the council has waived the Entertainment Licence fees as this will help reduce their outgoings.

“Our borough has a vast array of bars, restaurants and cafes for everyone to enjoy and now they are open I would encourage everyone to come and show their support.”


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