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Business Lurgan Portadown Upper Bann Westminster

MP Welcomes Lidl Investment in Craigavon

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has said the announcement of a £3.5m investment by Lidl in the Craigavon area is welcome, particularly with the creation of 10 new supermarket jobs and 200 jobs during the construction phase. Carla Lockhart said: “Since entering the Northern Ireland market, Lidl has become a very popular store for many […]

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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 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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Banbridge Community Government Lurgan Portadown Upper Bann Westminster

Emergency Fuel Payments Can Help Local Households in Need – Lockhart

Emergency fuel payments can help local households in need – Lockhart DUP MP Carla Lockhart has urged those across Upper Bann who are in emergency fuel need to apply for the £100 payment made available by the Department for Communities, administered by the Bryson Charitable Group.  Carla Lockhart said: “A number of months ago I […]

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Crime Portadown

Police Appeal Following Portadown Assault

Police received a report shortly before 3am on Sunday 12th December that a man had been assaulted in the Thomas Street area of Portadown. The man, aged in his 20s, who was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening at this time. Enquiries are continuing and […]

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Business Portadown

McCabe’s Marks 100 Years

Local MP Carla Lockhart has congratulated Portadown based bicycle shop McCabe’s on marking 100 years in business, serving the community of Portadown and beyond. Carla Lockhart said: “To be in business for a century is a remarkable achievement. So many people in Portadown got “on their bike” for the first time following a purchase at […]

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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 […]

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Armagh Banbridge Community Crime Lurgan Portadown

PCSP Launches Two New ‘RAPID’ Bins in the Borough

An initiative to help dispose of unwanted or unused drugs, whether prescribed or illegal, continues to be rolled out across the borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon. Milestone Supermarket in Rathfriland and the Asda Superstore in Portadown are the latest locations in the borough to see new RAPID bins installed. RAPID (Remove All Prescription […]

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Armagh Banbridge Business Community Lurgan Newry Portadown South Armagh South Down

Spend Local Deadline Extended Until 19th December

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons today announced that the High Street Scheme will be extended by five days to 19 December. The Minister also urged anyone with any balance left on their £100 Spend Local cards to use it now. He said: “The High Street Scheme is working well. The benefits are clearly flowing through to our […]