We have experienced the benefits of local sporting clubs and community arts associations with Nigel playing rugby at Ballyclare RFC, cricket at Muckamore and being a founder member of The Clare Chorale.
We pride ourselves on the support we give to local charities and communities through our neighbourhood partnerships. The sponsorship of local charities is paramount to the Simpson Community. These charities work tirelessly to help change lives and we are humbled to be able to help them.
Northern Ireland Hospice is a local charity delivering symptom management, end of life palliative care, specialist rehabilitation and respite care.
Over 4,000 babies, children and adults cared for every year
£15.5 Million To run Northern Ireland Hospice services per year
90% Of Hospice care takes place in people's homes across Northern Ireland
Over 1,200 Volunteers across all of our services
* Figures correct from February 2021
Formed by club members Moore Kennedy and Clifford Gilmore, Clare Hares provides TAG rugby, a non-contact form of rugby, for people with a learning disability.
The team trains on Friday evenings and is set to take part in the wooden spoon sponsored International TAG Festival at the Kingspan Stadium.
Ballyclare Rugby Football Club is one of the country's most successful amateur teams. Officially formed on 20th May 1949 although the game was played several decades earlier - in the twenties when jerseys cost just half a crown!
It was a small group of local men that helped form Ballyclare R.F.C. known then as Ballyclarians. In those early days, there was no clubhouse so the meeting place became Staffy Carmichael's pub in Ballyeaston and it was there that the emblem of the White Hare was decided upon.
We are proud to support Antrim Ladies Netball. This well-run club has been very successful at both senior and junior level, and we hope to help them continue this success!
Their competitive yet family-friendly ethos has made them a well respected and supported club.
Founded over thirty years ago, this very successful hockey club caters for all ages of girls, from mini hockey through to junior and senior hockey.
The camaraderie and inclusion within the club is evident on and off the pitch and has helped them on their quest for silverware. We hope to help them continue to successfully run this well established club.
This proud local football club was founded over 100 years ago and is quite literally in the heart of the town.
They have a very enthusiastic and loyal supporters club and have enjoyed success in the Northern Ireland Football League over the years. Their motto "Nothing But The Best" has ensured our support over the coming seasons.
Muckamore Cricket & Lawn Tennis Club was established in 1874 by York Street Flax Spinning Company. For the next 100 years, it was to remain a foundation stone of a small village community.
It is now one of the premier clubs in Northern Cricket Union (NCU) - having previously won both the Senior Cup and the Senior League.