Ballymoney, has recently been shortlisted for the prestigious High Street of the Year 2023 award.
Alongside Ballymoney, Newtownards and Shankhill Road in Belfast have also been recognized for their outstanding contributions to local commerce and community development.
This commendation comes as no surprise to those familiar with Ballymoney’s thriving town center. With its rich historical heritage and a strong sense of community, the town has worked tirelessly to create a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere for residents and visitors alike.
One of the factors contributing to Ballymoney’s nomination is its commitment to preserving its unique identity. Despite being faced with the challenges of modernization and globalization, the town has managed to retain its traditional charm.
Moreover, Ballymoney’s high street boasts an array of independent retailers, offering a unique shopping experience for residents and visitors alike. From boutique clothing stores to family-run businesses, there is something for everyone. These businesses not only contribute to the local economy but also foster a sense of community pride and support.
The Winsome Lady, located in Ballymoney, has been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Best Fashion Retailer award. Additionally, W & J Walker, another esteemed establishment in Ballymoney, has been recognized as a top contender for the esteemed Best Homeware Retailer accolade.