News

Summer Fun for Cool Canines event in Bangor!

Tuesday 20th August 2019

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has joined forces with Ards and North Down Borough Council to run a ‘Summer Fun for Cool Canines’ event in Bangor on Tuesday 27 August.

Graphic of dog with event details

Groomsport Becomes Ards and North Down’s First Inclusive Beach

Tuesday 20th August 2019

Groomsport beach has taken delivery of the first phase of beach mobility equipment, making it the first inclusive beach in Ards and North Down.

Four people with the new all-terrain wheelchairs that are available in Groomsport

Temperatures to get Red Hot for Donaghadee Lights Up Festival!

Monday 19th August 2019

Food, boat and historical tours plus a free concert that’s headlined by the incredible Red Hot Chilli Pipers and an impressive fireworks display are set to raise the temperatures in Donaghadee from 5-8 September!

Chefs pictured outside Donaghadee lighthouse

Gold Card for World Transplant Games Athletes

Friday 16th August 2019

​Ards and North Down Sports forum, supported by Ards and North Down Borough Council is delighted to be associated with three local women who are set to participate in the upcoming World Transplant Games.

Sport Forum Gold Card recipients outside Aurora complex

FREE Transport Available for Groomsport Music and Fireworks Event!

Wednesday 14th August 2019

Free transport from Bangor, Newtownards and Donaghadee is available for the large number of people that are expected to attend this Saturday’s Groomsport Music and Fireworks event!

The stage set for Groomsport Music and Fireworks event

Newtownards Flash Mob Highlights that Plastic Really Isn’t Fantastic!

Tuesday 13th August 2019

Professor Plastic Not Fantastic headed a children’s pollution themed flash mob into Newtownards’ Conway Square last week to highlight the problems caused by single use plastics.

Summer Scheme children participate in a pollution themed flash mob in Conway Square Newtownards