Rathlin residents received a special visit from the Gruffalo last week. His first island appearance was in St Mary’s Primary School where eight very surprised pupils gave him a warm and enthusiastic welcome. He seemed to be as big a hit with the teaching staff as with the children.
Tourism NI staff will be on the island on Thursday 14 April to offer forty five minute one-to-one 'stakeholder clinics' for anyone on the island involved with the tourist industry. Please contact the Resource Centre as soon as possible to book a slot.
A recruitment ad has been placed with the Job Centre Online NI for a Key Worker for the Manor House Project. This post is funded by the Coastal Communities Fund. The full wording is available here. The deadline for applications is Friday 26th June 2015.
After a couple of meetings this summer, it was agreed to invite someone along to Rathlin with experience elsewhere in helping small businesses make the best of local opportunities and developing services for local and visiting customers.
The Northern Ireland Tourist Board has announced the 2010 Tourism Awards, with a closing date for entries of 4 March 2010. The Awards are designed to 'reinforce Northern Ireland's brand and stimulate innovation, competitivenss and shared best practice.