Tourism boost to bring in millions

Efforts to attract more tourists to Carrick received a massive boost this week with confirmation of another £200,000 of funding being poured into a two-year tourism development project.

The extra money, half of which has come from the European Leader fund and half from local sources, will, amongst other things, enable the employment of a tourism development officer for the area who will work with local businesses to develop tourism.

Read more in this week’s Carrick Gazette.