Local Children enjoy Good Relations at Football Skills course

Tuesday 28th February 2023

A six-week programme between Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Good Relations team and Ards and North Down Football Development was successfully delivered at Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex.

A group of adults and children smile at the camera. They are standing on a football pitch in front of the goal posts.

Public invited to take part in local biodiversity action plan consultation

Wednesday 22nd February 2023

A consultation has been launched by Ards and North Down Borough Council on the second edition of its Local Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP)

A photo of a small garden bird, a coal tit,  in flight

TASTE AND Food and Drink Hero Awards Recognises Local Producers

Tuesday 14th February 2023

​ Local food and drinks producers have been recognised at the second annual TASTE AND Food and Drink Hero Awards, hosted by Ards and North Down Borough Council at Clandeboye Estate.

Mayor Karen Douglas with Stephen and Olivia Stewart (Habanero Steve's) who were presented with the Lady Dufferin Award by Sir Ian Huddleston

Community Orchard Planted in Ballygowan

Tuesday 14th February 2023

Pupils from Alexander Dickson Primary School and Carrickmannon Primary School met with residents of Dickson Park, Ballygowan, to plant a community orchard following the completion of a new treatment plant in the area.

North Down Museum Appeals for Memorabilia for Lacrosse Exhibition

Monday 13th February 2023

North Down Museum has launched an appeal for memorabilia, photos and information relating to the Ards Lacrosse Club, which was the first lacrosse club to be formed in Ireland in 1872.

man and a woman stand in North Down Museums courtyard. They are smiling at the camera and holding lacrosse sticks.

Artists invited to join Ards and North Down Arts Network

Tuesday 7th February 2023

Expressions of interest are being invited from creatives living and working in the Ards and North Down Borough to join the Ards and North Down Arts Network.