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Armagh Banbridge Community Lurgan Portadown

Walk ABC Challenge: Get Moving and Make a Difference!

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough (ABC) Council is encouraging everyone to join its ‘Walk ABC Challenge’ this January to help raise funds for two local charities, Angel Wishes and Guide Dogs NI. Guaranteed to help you banish those winter blues while doing something good, the challenge will see participants walk, wheel, jog or run […]

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Armagh Banbridge Community Lurgan Portadown

Alliance Welcome Council Consultation on Community Allotment Provision

Alliance Councillor Eóin Tennyson has welcomed news that an online consultation to on increased community allotment provision in the Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Council Borough is to be launched..  The survey will take place on the Consultation Hub section of the Council’s website and will last a period of 8 weeks. Councillor Tennyson said, […]

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Armagh Community

Armagh 2025 Continues its Race for UK City of Culture

As the only Northern Ireland bid for UK City of Culture 2025 our richly historic, but often understated, city of Armagh and wider borough of Banbridge and Craigavon – is certainly a place that makes for an eclectic mix of heritage and culture, possibly why it is currently one of the front-runners to win the […]

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Armagh Election 2022 Newry Politics South Armagh

TUV Announce Newry and Armagh Assembly Candidate

TUV have announced that Keith Ratcliffe will contest Newry and Armagh for the party in the Assembly election. Keith is a native of Laurelvale and is active in the Loyal Orders, serving as Deputy Master of Kilcluney Temperance Volunteers LOL 132 and Worshipable Master of Erin’s First Royal Blues RBP 1, Trandragee. He has run […]

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Armagh Banbridge Health Kilkeel Lurgan Newry Portadown South Armagh South Down Upper Bann

New Southern Trust Carers Consultants

The Southern Trust has appointed two ‘Carers Consultants’ to support those who care for an adult with a learning disability. In their new roles, Bernie Marshall and Majella Gorman aim to keep carers updated on Trust developments, help them to share their views and participate in the planning and delivery of learning disability services. As […]

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Armagh Community Newry South Armagh

Irwin Concern on Hargey’s Fuel Scheme

Newry & Armagh DUP Assemblyman William Irwin MLA has spoken of his concern on the inaccessibility of Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey’s £2million emergency fuel scheme. Mr Irwin said he has had been contacted by many people inquiring if they would be entitled to the scheme however the application process was difficult to access. Mr Irwin […]

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Armagh Crime

Police Appeal Following Moy Rd Collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Moy Road, Armagh, during the early hours of this morning, Sunday 9th January. Sergeant McGuigan said: “The collision, involving a white coloured Seat Ibiza, occurred between the junctions with the Lisbofin Road and the Moore Island Road, and was reported to […]

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Agriculture Armagh Community

Planting for the Planet!

The Southern Trust has launched their tree planting programme at St Luke’s Hospital in Armagh. Over 6,000 native trees including Birch, Hazel, Mountain Ash and Oak trees will be planted at the site over the coming months and is part of a programme to plant thousands more across Trust facilities. Speaking at the launch Catherine […]

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Agriculture Armagh

Over £360K Funding Boost for Two Rural Armagh Communities

Two rural communities in County Armagh have benefited from more than £360,000 grant funding from the Basic Services Scheme of the NI Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 – funded by Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) and European Union (EU), and delivered by Southern Organisation for Action in Rural Areas (SOAR ABC). SOAR ABC […]

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Armagh Banbridge Community Lurgan Portadown

Ten Parks Within our Borough Awarded the Prestigious Green Flag!

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council continues to build on its Green Flag success – with ten of its parks securing the prestigious award! These award-winning parks are Gosford Forest Park, Palace Demesne Public Park, Canal Greenway, Solitude Park, Loughbrickland Park, Lurgan Park, Portadown People’s Park, Brownstown Park, Edenvilla Park and Tannaghmore Gardens. The […]