Community Council Government Newry NMD Council South Armagh South Down

NMD Council Bank Holiday Refuse Collection Arrangements

EASTER HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENTS Waste Management and Household Recycling Centres 🟡Refuse CollectionAll refuse collection and commercial waste collections will take place as normal on Easter Monday and Tuesday. 👉PLEASE HAVE YOUR BIN AT KERBSIDE FOR 6.00AM TO ENSURE COLLECTION, NO EXCESS BAGS OF WASTE WILL BE COLLECTED. 🟡Household Recycling CentresAll Household Recycling Centres will be OPEN […]

Community Council Government Newry NMD Council South Armagh South Down

Chairperson Opens Book of Condolence in Memory of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Cathy Mason has opened an Online Book of Condolence following the recent deaths of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee in Sligo. The Book of Condolence will be available online at All messages in the online book will be recorded by the Council and sent to Aidan […]

ABC Council Community Council Government Lurgan Portadown

Lord Mayor Welcomes Opening of Brownlow Community Hub

Brownlow Community Hub in Craigavon opened, Wednesday 13 April, as one of four new regional centres offering assistance to Ukrainian refugees as they arrive in Northern Ireland.  The centre, facilitated by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, will be open on a weekly basis every Wednesday from 9.30am – 4.00pm, offering those attending access […]

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Cllr Pearse McGeough Offers Initiative on Ardee Gridlock

The gridlock in Ardee at certain times of the day is getting worse and according to Sinn Féin Councillor Pearse McGeough, is ‘destroying Ardee’. Speaking after this month’s Ardee Municipal meeting where Cllr McGeough put forward a proposal to alleviate the problem, he said “Ardee and its business community can’t wait any longer. This evening […]

ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Council Government Portadown Upper Bann

Go the ‘Eggstra’ Mile For Recycling This Easter!

With Easter just around the corner, many of us are stocking up on delicious chocolate eggs and tasty treats! In the U.K we buy more that 80 million Easter eggs and it is estimated that over 8,000 tonnes of waste is generated from this packaging each year – including single-use plastic. Armagh City, Banbridge and […]

ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Council Lurgan Portadown Upper Bann

£1million Empty to Occupied Programme Gets Underway

A £1million Empty to Occupied Programme gets underway, as twelve revitalisation projects receive funding to support commercial property regeneration across the borough. Funded by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and Department for Communities, the £1.1million scheme will support the replacement of derelict or vacant sites with attractive, high-spec and fit-for-purpose buildings. The innovative […]

Agriculture Community Council Government NMD Council South Armagh

Magennis Calls for Red Diesel Changes to be Reversed

Sinn Féin Councillor Oonagh Magennis has called on the British government to reverse the changes to red diesel entitlements which come into force.   The Slieve Gullion Councillor said: “The British government needs to reverse its decision to end the red diesel rebate. “These changes will hit businesses in construction, quarrying and manufacturing which are already […]

ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Council Government

Showcase Event Celebrates Success of Local Peace IV Programme

A final event marking the conclusion and celebrating the success of ABC Council’s PEACE IV funded Local Authority Action Plan, which has seen over 150 projects community, sporting and capital projects delivered since 2017, was held in the Market Place Theatre, Armagh on Tuesday 22 March. The Action Plan was funded through the European Union’s […]

Climate Community Council Government NMD Council South Down

Striking Artwork from Schools’ Environmental Poster Competition Winners

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Schools’ Environmental Poster Competition winners have produced eye catching posters on an environmental theme. The competition was open to both Primary and Secondary schools across the district, and the overall winners of this year’s main prize are local pupils Effie McMullan from Sacred Heart Primary School, Dundrum and Laura […]

ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Council Education Government Lurgan Portadown Upper Bann

‘Road Safety’ and ‘Stranger Danger’ Message Delivered to Primary Schools

P3 primary school pupils across the Borough recently had a visit from representatives of the PCSP and PSNI for an interactive chat about ‘Road Safety’ and ‘Stranger Danger’. Gwen Bartley, PCSP Project Coordinator, was joined by the local PSNI – Road Education Officer and Neighbourhood Officers – as they spoke to Primary 3 pupils about […]