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November 14, 2019

Lord Mayor officially opens Longstone multi-use games area

£75,000 investment for new outdoor games area in Drumsill Park, Longstone Lord Mayor Mealla Campbell along with the local community at Longstone formally unveiled the new multi-use games area (MUGA) on Tuesday 12 November. The new £75,000 outdoor games area will enhance the local area encouraging participation and interaction within the community.  The MUGA features…

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October 31, 2019

Apprentices championed as part of new £35m Craigavon Leisure Centre

Farrans welcomes up to 20 apprentices to help develop new local construction leaders. Up to 20 apprentices are experiencing first class on-the-job training as part of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s stunning new £35 million leisure complex in Craigavon. On track for completion next year, construction of the new leisure centre is being…

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October 24, 2019

Halloween Extravaganza to light up Craigavon Lakes!

It’s a monster mash of ghostly goings-on and fantastically frightening fun at our Halloween Extravaganza on Thursday 31st October. The spooky spectacular gets underway at Rushmere Shoping Centre with a creepy collection of colourful characters, face painters, temporary tattooists, dancing and music from 3pm. To set the scene for the main event, a spooky parade…

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October 24, 2019

New riverside route invigorates recreation and regeneration in Gilford

The second phase completion of the £250,000 Gilford Riverside Trail project has transformed a derelict and underutilised section of the river corridor into a quality multi-use walking and cycling trail, and provided a new first-class outdoor recreational amenity that will help improve the health and wellbeing of local people. Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge…

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October 23, 2019

Spooktacular line up of Halloween activities for kids

Halloween school holidays are fast approaching, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council have a spooktacular line up of getactiveabc kids Halloween activities to keep the boredom at bay. Taking place at locations across the borough, the activities present a vast range of persuits to keep young ones active, healthy and happy. Highlights include Halloween…

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October 17, 2019

Avenue Road Play Park is officially open!

Avenue Road is now the proud owner of a fantastic refurbished Play Park, which was officially opened by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Mealla Campbell – and the local community turned out in force to celebrate! Children from Kingspark Primary School along with community representatives, contractors, elected members and council officials all helped the Lord Mayor…

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October 16, 2019

New Lets Bounce Party available @ Richhill Recreation Centre

Richhill Recreation Centre was bursting with excitement on Tuesday 15 October when P2 pupils from Hardy Memorial Primary School launched the new Lets Bounce Party Package. The package duration is 1 hour & 45 minutes and is suitable for children aged 4 – 7 years, the package includes 60 minutes of fully supervised bouncy castle…

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October 15, 2019

2019 10 Mile and 4 Mile Road Race Results are in!!

Big congratulations to everyone who participated in Sunday’s 10 Mile and 4 Mile Road Race. The results are in for the Armagh 10 Mile and 4 mile road race!

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October 10, 2019

Tickets on sale next week for Portadown People’s Park’s un-boo-lievable Halloween Family Fun Day

Have a hair-raising experience, filled with chills and thrills this Halloween at Portadown People’s Park Family Fun Day on Tuesday 29 October. Guaranteed to lift your spirits – tickets go on sale on Monday 14 October at 10am from and cost £2 per child – so be sure to get your hands on yours!…

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October 07, 2019

Lurgan Park Play Park Site Consultation

We asked As part of Council’s Capital Play Development Programme, the play park in Lurgan Park has been designated for refurbishment with an investment of £250,000. It was suggested that the current existing site (Site 1) might not be in the best location and a potential new site (Site 2) had been identified close to the entrance at…

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