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Ballymoney Borough Council
Ballymoney Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. It is based in Ballymoney. Other towns in the Council area include Dervock , Dunloy , Cloughmills and Rasharkin . The area has a population of nearly 27,000.
In the last local government elections on 7 June 2001, 16 members were elected from the following political parties: 8 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), 5 Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), 2 Social Democratic and Labour Party and 1 Sinn Fein. The Mayor is Councillor Cecil J Cousley (DUP) and Deputy Mayor is Ian R Stevenson (DUP).
The next election is due to take place in May 2005.
In 2000 Ballymoney Borough Council twinned with the French town of Vanves . Since 2001, the Council has been a Sister City of Benbrook in Texas and building on its motorcycling history, is also linked to the Borough of Douglas on the Isle of Man.
See Also: Local Councils in Northern Ireland
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