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November 26, 2019


Orchard Leisure Centre 23rd December -  9.15am - 5.00pm 24-26th December - Closed 27 December - 9:15am - 5:00pm 28-29th December - Normal hours 30th-31st December - 9.15am - 5.00pm 1st January - Closed Cascades Leisure Complex 23rd December - 9:00am - 5:00pm 24-26th December - Closed 27th December - 9:00am - 5:00pm 28th December -…

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November 20, 2019

A magical Santa experience awaits at the Orchard Leisure Centre

The Christmas countdown is underway and excitement is building at the Orchard Leisure Centre ahead of welcoming Santa and his elves. Children across the borough will have the opportunity to visit Santa’s Magical Grotto from Friday 13 December until Sunday 22 December. Children will be able to write their letter to Santa and post it…

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November 19, 2019

Let the FIT MAS Challenge BEGIN!!!

The Orchard Leisure Centre and Tandragee Recreation Centre kick started their 4 week FIT MAS Challenge yesterday, giving members and non members the opportunity to get fit and compete on a points based system for taking part in activity classes, gym sessions and swimming. The challenge will run from Monday 18 November until Sunday 15…

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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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