Senior citizens art class
Bann Maine West throughout the year provide training opportunities for cluster members. Working with various training partners ensures a wide range of training can be made available.  Training plans for this year, include social media, first aid and communication skills.  

The ‘Community Window’ shop opens in Ballymena

The new shop will be operated by Bann Maine West Community Cluster, which is in the Northern Zone Social Enterprise Hub premises on the corner of Bridge Street and Castle Street. ‘The Window – Bringing Community Ideas to Life’ will be open two to three days per week and will stock many unique products made by local people including art, crafts, wood products and much more. “It’s a tremendous opportunity for us to trial a retail outlet that has the potential to bring in finance to support the ...

Windturbine Project

Example of the featured item Wind Turbine Sustainability Project: The four Ballymena Community Cluster groups – Bann Maine West, Ballymena East, Ballymena South and North Ballymena – are currently exploring the option of putting up community wind turbines in the Ballymena Borough Council area.  The Community Clusters have already commissioned a Feasibility Study and Economic Appraisal/Business Plan which indicates there is much merit in taking this project forward.  Currently Action Renewables ...