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January 15, 2021

Major Clean-up Campaign At South Lake

Fifty-six shopping trolleys, 12 tyres (including a lorry tyre), six scaffolding planks, one push scooter and four bicycles – this is what has already been removed from the harbour area at South Lake following the commencement of a major Clean-Up Campaign. This campaign, which will refresh the lake, started before Christmas to ensure that the…

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January 09, 2021

Open Call To Sports Clubs In ABC Area To Work With Council

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is seeking preliminary expressions of interest for partnerships/collaborative working arrangements from sporting clubs residing within the Borough. Each proposal must be based upon a collaborative working proposal or partnership with Council which is linked to the Council’s Corporate Plan and proposes to utilise existing Council property, land or…

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January 04, 2021


Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council in partnership with Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum are inviting coaches and sports clubs across the borough to further develop their knowledge and skills by availing of online training opportunities being offered as part of the Coach Education and Club Development Programme for 2020/21. In line with…

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January 03, 2021

Sports Bursary Endorsement: NI Archer Sinead Byrne

Ballyvally Archery Club member Sinead Byrne from Banbridge has many strings to her bow when you consider her fine display of archery prowess to date. She is the first ever female ambassador for archery in NI. She currently holds the titles for U16 British Indoor Champion, U16 NI Indoor Champion and NI Ladies Senior Indoor…

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December 21, 2020

Sports Bursary Endorsement: Ulster & Irish Swimmer Daniel Wiffen

Swimming sensation Daniel Wiffen from Magheralin, who is a member of Larne Swimming Club, has enjoyed an enviable record-breaking sports career to date. He has represented Ireland in the European Junior Championships, World Junior Championships and European Senior Championships and broken nine Irish junior records and two Irish senior records. Currently in training, he aspires…

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December 18, 2020

Get Moving ABC Framework sets out vision for a more active and healthier future for all

New 10-year strategic framework set to play a key role in creating opportunities for everyone in the borough to get moving and stay moving as part of a long-term commitment to adopting a healthier lifestyle. The overarching aim of the Get Moving ABC Framework 2020-2030 is to enable Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon to become…

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December 17, 2020

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

South Lake Leisure Centre | Orchard Leisure Centre | Banbridge Leisure Centre Wed 21 Dec 9.ooam – 5.00pm Thurs 24 – Sat 26 Dec CLOSED Sun 27 Dec Open as normal Mon 28 – Thurs 31 Dec 9.ooam – 5.00pm Fri 1 Jan CLOSED Sat 2 Jan Open as normal Tandragee Recreation Centre | Keady…

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December 09, 2020

Get connected & feel good with the halogetactiveabc App

Get connected and feel good with our 'halogetactiveabc' App, fitness at your finger tips! Check out this video to find out the amazing benefits of the App To get the App, you must register your email address by clicking on your Centre below, you will automatically receive an email with the download links and be…

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December 03, 2020

Changing Places Improving Accessibility For Residents

As International Day of People with Disabilities is celebrated world-wide (Thursday 3rd December), Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council would like to remind residents of the six Changing Places toilets in Council buildings, helping improve accessibility for hundreds of residents borough-wide. Changing Places toilets are larger accessible toilets for severely disabled people, with equipment…

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November 29, 2020

Enchanting children’s play trails officially opened at Gosford Forest Park

£850,000 investment creates the ultimate outdoor play adventure for generations FIVE iconic outdoor adventure play trails are officially opened at Gosford Forest Park located outside Markethill, in Co. Armagh.  Featured along a 3km woodland trail and designed using naturally sustainable materials such as wood and rope, visitors can now discover an enchanting new play adventure…

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