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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 24, 2020

Leisure Service Update

Due to the NI Executives announcement on Friday 20 November, Northern Ireland wide restrictions will come into effect on Friday 27 November, and will be in place for a period of two weeks, to control the spread of Covid-19. All Indoor Leisure activities will close to the public from Friday 27 November to Thursday 10…

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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 12, 2020

Sports Bursary scheme for borough’s top-performing athletes now open for applications.

Are you an up-and-coming athlete (aged 12+) tipped to go the full distance when representing yourself, your club and the borough at regional, national or international level? If so, you can apply to Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum for financial assistance to help out with expenses encountered on your journey to reaching the upper…

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November 12, 2020

Safe training packs help stop the spread

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Kevin Savage recently paid a visit to Churchill Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) in Portadown to see for himself how Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s Sport In the Community Programme has adapted to meet the challenges presented by Covid-19. With the resumption of services prior to the most recent…

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November 07, 2020

Lord Mayor congratulates Couch to 5k graduates

PORTADOWN C25K group have graduated with flying colours following an 8-week programme facilitated by Everybody Active Coach Nick Rusk in Portadown People’s Park. Group sessions ran twice per week on a Monday and Wednesday evening with participants completing a third weekly session in their own time.  At the final session the group completed the graduation…

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November 02, 2020

New South Lake Leisure Centre safely opens in Craigavon

The new South Lake Leisure Centre opened safely to the public and in line with current public health guidelines today, Monday 2 November 2020. The expansive state-of-the-art facility is home to a brand new 50-metre, eight-lane swimming pool and 1,000m2 gym – the largest on the island of Ireland – and is now open seven…

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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

Race is on for Junior Sports Awards nominations

In recognition of the sporting accolades achieved coupled with the remarkable talent shown by young sports people across the borough during this extremely challenging year, Lord Mayor Councillor Kevin Savage is encouraging everyone to get nominating for the Junior Sports Awards 2020. The annual Junior Sports Awards celebration, which will be held virtually due to…

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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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