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Local Food Producers Bring Home 21 Awards From Irish Food Awards!

The success of food suppliers within the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon area is continuing to sky-rocket, following the incredible success at the recent Irish Food Awards (Blas na hÉireann) – where an unprecedented 21 awards were won! These highly sought-after awards celebrate the very best of Irish food and drink, with competitors from all […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Business Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown South Armagh Upper Bann

Young Entrepreneurs Encouraged to Apply to Enterprise Pathway Programme!

Are you a young entrepreneur based in the borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon? Have you completed the ‘Go For It’ Programme recently? Get the support and funding you need to take your self-employment journey to the next level on the Enterprise Pathway Programme. Developed by the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Labour Market Partnership in […]

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Lord Mayor Launches Enterprise Week Programme!

Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Paul Greenfield has launched this year’s Enterprise Week programme aimed at supporting the resilience and growth of local businesses. Enterprise Week, which will run from Monday 14 to Friday 18 November, will see council in partnership with the borough’s enterprise agencies run a week-long series of […]

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Armagh Community Constituency Newry and Armagh Sport Upper Bann

Ulster GAA Results and Fixtures – 5/11/22 – 12/11/22

Ulster GAA results and fixtures – 5/11/22 RESULTS: 05-11-2022 (Sat) AIB Ulster GAA Football Junior Club Championship Quarter Final Páirc Esler, 15:00 Teconnaught 0-05   2-20 Stewartstown Newry   (An Dún)       (Tír Eoghain) AIB Ulster GAA Hurling Intermediate Club Championship Quarter Finals Páirc Esler, 17:15 Liatroim 3-22   3-15 Castleblayney Newry   […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown South Armagh Upper Bann

Community Groups – Applications Are Open for You to Receive up to £1000!

Applications for the Tak£500+ project are now open and community groups can receive up to an incredible £1000 for a project to benefit their area! This Participatory Budget Fund encourages local residents within the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon borough to apply for funding for a project that they think will have a positive impact on […]

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Local Businesses Take Home Top Accolades at Prestigious UK Awards!

Three businesses within the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon borough recently scooped top awards at the highly prestigious Retail Industry Awards – with a fourth business also picking up a highly commended honour! The Retail Industry Awards are a celebration of all that is great about the UK grocery retail sector and winners were selected […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Campaigns Community Constituency Cost of Living Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown South Armagh Upper Bann

New Warm Spaces Scheme and Online Cost of Living Support Hub Launched

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough (ABC) Council launches new Warm Spaces Scheme and online Cost of Living Support Hub to help support local community groups and residents this autumn and winter. The new Warm Spaces Scheme is designed to help local community groups deliver eligible programmes across a network of 18 council community centres, […]

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Armagh Constituency Crime Newry and Armagh

Sharyar Ali Sentenced for Murder of 11 Month Old Baby in Keady

Sharyar Ali, aged 34, has today been sentenced for the appalling murder of baby Hunter McGleenon, following an investigation by detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team. Mr Ali, who appeared before Newry Crown Court today, Thursday 27 October, was sentenced to life in prison, serving a minimum of 13 years, […]

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Armagh Business Community Constituency Newry and Armagh Portadown Upper Bann

Businesses Scoop Gongs at Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards!

Two local food and drink producers have picked up four awards between them at the prestigious Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards! McCracken’s Brewery in Portadown and Gilfresh Produce in Loughgall came out on top after excelling in all three stages of the incredibly rigorous judging process! These Awards celebrate the best in retail, wholesale […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown South Armagh Upper Bann

Think ‘green’ this Halloween!

Did you know, Halloween costumes are often made up of 90% plastic? And that a very scary seven million of these costumes are thrown away each year? Also, did you know, that of the 10 million pumpkins grown in the UK, 95% are carved and decorated for Halloween? This produces around 18 tonnes of edible […]