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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 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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November 12, 2020

Newly refurbished Dromore Community Centre re-opens following £2.4m investment by Council

Dromore Community Centre has re-opened its doors to the public following an investment of over £2.4m by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council. This refurbishment project is part of Councils Leisure Transformation strategy developed to upgrade and improve leisure facilities across the borough. This significant investment has modernised the centre, creating a spacious, multi-purpose…

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November 01, 2020

Get ready to feel good at South Lake Leisure Centre’s Health and Wellbeing Suite

Prior to the highly anticipated opening of South Lake Leisure Centre on 02 November, more details about the Health and Wellbeing suite within the Centre have been announced. The adult only Health and Wellbeing Suite is a bespoke space within the South Lake Leisure Centre overlooking the tranquil Craigavon Lakes, and is set to be…

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November 01, 2020

Council awards contract for hospitality services at South Lake Leisure Centre

Leading local social enterprise incredABLE awarded contract to deliver hospitality services at South Lake Leisure Centre. Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has appointed leading local service provider and social enterprise incredABLE to operate the new café and a suite of hospitality services at the new state-of-the art South Lake Leisure Centre. The new…

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November 01, 2020

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 calling on 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 light of…

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September 30, 2020

IS IT EVER TOO LATE TO LEARN TO SWIM?

Is it too late to learn to swim? Week Four of the Public Health Agency ‘Mental Wellbeing NI 2020’ campaign focuses on the need to ‘keep learning’ as one of the Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing. This week, we are focusing on how learning to swim as an adult can bring health and wellbeing benefits…

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