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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 www.getactiveabc.com/halloween 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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October 04, 2019

Lord Mayor calls on communities to learn vital life-saving skills

In support of this year’s global ‘Restart a Heart Day’ campaign taking place on Wednesday 16th October, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is whole-heartedly backing this designated day of action aimed at teaching vital life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to as many people as possible. Having supported the campaign in previous years, the…

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October 04, 2019

Lurgan Park Photography Competition

Amateur photographers throughout the borough are once again being invited to put their skills to the test in Lurgan Park’s annual photography competition – with the winning photos being included in the park’s 2020 calendar. A maximum of five photos are allowed per entry and photographers are asked to share their best photos of the…

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September 25, 2019

Craigavon Aquathon and Junior & Adult Try-a-Tri results are in!!

Congratulations to everyone who participated in our Craigavon Aquathon event on Tuesday 17th September and also to everyone who took part in our Junior & Adult Try-a-Triathlon events on Sunday 22nd September. For images from both events, check out our getactiveabc Facebook page. Check out the results for both events below. Aquathon Results Aquathon Results…

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September 24, 2019

Bursary launched to help aspiring Sporting Stars

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council are delighted to announce the launch of its Sports Bursary. Designed to support and facilitate the further development of aspiring performers who reside in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area and have the ability and potential to bring credit to the borough with success at…

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September 24, 2019

Council launch Coach Education and Club Development Programme 19/20

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is pleased to announce the launch of its Coach Education and Club Development Programme for 2019-20 which offers development opportunities for coaches and those involved in running a sports club. Lord Mayor, Councillor Mealla Campbell, said: “I am delighted to officially launch the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon…

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August 27, 2019

FREE Tai Chi for Health Classes

FREE Tai Chi classes will be taking place in Waves Leisure Complex Lurgan starting on Thursday 3rd October until Thursday 12th December 2019 from 2.30pm -3.30pm. Tai Chi for health is a series of relaxed, gentle movements that can improve fitness, muscle strength, flexibility, balance and reduce the risk of falling. Tai Chi for Health…

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August 21, 2019

All Out Trekking puts Gosford Forest Park on the Map

First for UK and Ireland providing an inclusive opportunity for people of all abilities to access the forest’s walking and mountain biking trails. The Department for Communities and Sport NI have invested £250,000 into the new All Out Trekking Project at Gosford Forest Park. This exciting new initiative delivered by Disability Sport NI and Armagh…

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