News

Enjoy Delicious Foodie Experiences Back in Bangor

Tuesday 20th July 2021

​ Taste Ards and North Down is Back in Bangor this August with a variety of exciting and authentic foodie experiences.

Celebrating the Bicentenary of Donaghadee Harbour

Monday 19th July 2021

Sunday 1 August 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of the iconic Donaghadee Harbour. To celebrate the occasion, Ards and North Down Borough Council will be hosting an exciting weekend of activity from 29 July - 1 August.

A woman and two men stand at Donaghadee Harbour. The lighthouse can be seen in the background. Between the two men is a small ornamental boat planted with colourful flowers.

Celebrate art and craft in Ards and North Down with Creative Peninsula 2021

Monday 19th July 2021

Experience and enjoy some of the best art and craft Northern Ireland has to offer at the Creative Peninsula, a superb fun, friendly and creative series of events and exhibitions taking place in Ards and North Down from Friday 30 July until Saturday 28 August 2021.

Woman in a yellow top crouches on a pier behind a selection of pots that she has made. Behind her is the lough and sailing boats can be seen in disctance.

Plan a Fun-Filled Summer in your local Visitor Information Centre!

Wednesday 30th June 2021

If you want to find something fun to do with the family this summer, your local Visitor Information Centres in Bangor, Newtownards and Portaferry (located in Exploris Aquarium) are here to help!

Family walking along the marina in Bangor: mum dad and two children.

The FFNI Consortium awards Fibrus £23million contract to deliver next generation connectivity

Tuesday 29th June 2021

Leading telecoms provider, Fibrus has been awarded a major multi-million pound contract to deliver critical digital infrastructure on behalf of the Full Fibre Northern Ireland Consortium (FFNI)

Mayor pays tribute to Gordon Dunne

Monday 21st June 2021

Mayor of Ards and North Down, Councillor Mark Brooks, has paid tribute to former North Down MLA, Gordon Dunne, who died on Sunday 20 June.

Portrait shot of Gordon Dunne smiling at camera. He is wearing a white shirt, navy jacket and burgundy tie with white spots.