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February 23, 2021

Virtual awards event honours borough’s finest junior sports stars

U105’s Denise Watson has virtually announced the deserving winners of this year’s Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Junior Sports Awards. The virtual awards saw videos premiering each day on the council’s Facebook page announcing a total of 34 shortlisted nominees and winners in each of the 10 award categories. The wealth of talent being honoured demonstrated…

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February 17, 2021

CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN CONTINUES AT SOUTH LAKE AHEAD OF WATERSPORTS CENTRE OPENING

The ongoing major clean-up campaign at South Lake, which began before Christmas, and has continued into the New Year, is gathering pace as Council staff turn their attention this week to the island based on South Lake. The removal of accumulated tyres, trollies, mixed plastic, metal and other general waste material from the island is…

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February 17, 2021

Hug In A Mug!

Wednesday 17th February 2021 is “Random Act of Kindness Day” and to mark the occasion, Café incredABLE at South Lake is joining the “Suspended Coffee Movement”. Re-opening Friday, 26 February at 9am for weekend takeaway service,  Café incredABLE will be offering suspended coffees in Craigavon’s state-of-the-art South Lake Leisure Centre. What is a suspended coffee?…

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February 12, 2021

Older adults keep fit and well with free sport and physical activity packs

Age friendly sport and physical activity packs are being distributed to over 200 of our older residents within the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough thanks to a collaborative effort from a range of Community Planning Partners including Sport NI, Southern Health and Social Care Trust and Armagh Banbridge Craigavon PCSP as well as the…

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January 26, 2021

Get moving with the Walk ABC Challenge and raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support

Starting on Monday 1 February, walk, jog, run or push a pram virtually around the borough over the next 10 weeks and raise vital funds for the Lord Mayor’s charity. With lockdown restrictions extended until early March, the Walk ABC Get Moving Virtual Activity Challenge is a step in the right direction to keeping you…

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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

COUNCIL AND SPORTS FORUM KEEP COACHES AND CLUBS TRAINING ON TRACK WITH ONLINE WORKSHOPS

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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