Restoration Works at Historic Market Cross in Newtownards

Monday 16th November 2020

Ards and North Down Borough Council’s restoration works at the historic Market Cross in Newtownards – the only surviving 17th Century market cross in Northern Ireland – have ensured the continued longevity of this very unique, 384-year old monument.

The Market Cross in Newtownards following its recent restoration work

Have Yourself a Merry Christmas and help us to #LightUpAND - Virtually

Wednesday 11th November 2020

Christmas 2020 will look different for all of us but Ards and North Down Borough Council still wants to help spread some Christmas cheer and to celebrate the people who make our Borough light up over the holidays…and throughout the rest of the year too!

Get ready for Christmas celebrations

PEACE IV Project at Portaferry’s Nugent’s Wood Completed

Wednesday 11th November 2020

Visitors to the recently reopened Nugent’s Wood in Portaferry can now enjoy an even better experience at the beautiful National Trust site thanks to a cash injection from the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme.

The Mayor and other representatives at Nugent's Wood in Portaferry

Acts of Remembrance in Ards and North Down 2020

Wednesday 28th October 2020

​Details about Remembrance Day 2020 in Ards and North Down

The Words Remember AND Reflect in white and yellow contrast against the background of a soldier uniform, with a military medal on the left hand side of the image

#TeamAND makes for a #SafeAND

Saturday 10th October 2020

​Political representatives call for Ards and North Down residents to renew commitment to COVID-19 safety guidance

Official COVID graphic from NI Direct. Blue Background, yellow text. Messages are WAsh Hands, Keep your distance, wear a face covering and Download the StopCovidNI app

Grab Some Last Minute Tickets for Taste Ards and North Down!

Wednesday 7th October 2020

This autumn’s Taste Ards and North Down foodie experiences are now in full swing with diners from across the borough enjoying delicious meals during a month-long focus on local food and drink.

Some last-minute tickets available for Taste Ards and North Down