News

Enjoy Portavogie’s Delicious Tide and Turf Themed Seafood Festival!

Tuesday 31st August 2021

The beautiful harbour village of Portavogie will host a celebration of delicious local produce as well as the Borough’s finest food and drink on Saturday 11 September (12pm-5pm) with the Tide and Turf themed seafood festival…

Tide and Turf in Portavogie

Stay Safe on Your Jet Ski – new guidance launched

Friday 27th August 2021

​PCSP and partners hold a trailer marking and public safety event at Millisle beach

a group of men and women post for a photo beside a police car.

Calling all Borough Budding Green Fingers – final few days to enter ‘In Bloom’

Tuesday 17th August 2021

It’s time to show how blooming marvellous our gardening enthusiasts are in the ‘Volunteer’ and ‘Tallest Sunflower’ categories of the ‘In Bloom’ Competition.

outline of a flower beside text that reads Ards and north down in bloom.

Newtownards Crisis Kitchen cooks up a storm with Bangor Castle’s Walled Garden Produce!

Monday 16th August 2021

Ards and North Down Borough Council is working with Newtownards charity North Down Community Works, known locally as The Warehouse, to allow them to benefit from regular fruit and vegetable donations cultivated in Bangor Castle’s Walled Garden.

5 men including the mayor pose under the bandstand with fresh vegetables harvested from Bangor Castle's Walled Garden

Shop, Eat, Enjoy - Back in Bangor this August!

Tuesday 10th August 2021

Saturday 21 August will see the very best of Bangor come to life as we encourage you to join us to shop local, eat local and enjoy lots of seaside fun.

Back in Bangor promotional graphic featuring bunting and the message

Embrace the seasons - guided walking tours in Ards and North Down

Monday 2nd August 2021

​Ards and North Down Borough Council has organised a host of guided walks and tours from one end of the peninsula to the other, giving you the opportunity to enjoy some unique days out, breathe in the fresh autumnal air, and maybe even learn something new…

three Brent Geese flying above Strangford Lough. Scrabo Hill and Tower can be seen in the background.