Make the Most of May Day in Holywood!

Wednesday 26th April 2023

Ards and North Down’s May Day celebrations get into full swing this Monday 1 May with a packed programme full of fun for all the family in Holywood!

Girls dressed up in colourful outfits for dancing around the Maypole.

Pupils Aim for the Sky in Tallest Sunflower Competition!

Tuesday 25th April 2023

The Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Tallest Sunflower Competition is officially open for entries.

A group of children and the Mayor smile at the camera. There is a planter full of daffodils and a pop-up promotional sign for the In Bloom competitions. One child is holding a giant sunflower.

Council Encourages Dog Owners to Keep Pets on a Lead

Tuesday 25th April 2023

Ards and North Down Borough Council is trialling new signage along Ballyholme Promenade in Bangor to remind dog owners of the need to keep their pets on a lead in designated areas.

Green-fingered residents urged to help brighten up Borough as In Bloom campaign gets underway!

Wednesday 19th April 2023

The 2023 Ards and North Down In Bloom campaign and Community Competitions have been officially launched by the hard working and passionate members of Ballywalter Community Action Group.

A group of gardeners and the Mayor pose with a colourful display of spring flowers including daffodils

Easter Arrangements 2023

Tuesday 4th April 2023

Wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable Easter weekend!

Council’s SHINE Programme Concludes after Creating 170 Jobs

Tuesday 4th April 2023

​ Ards and North Down Borough Council’s SHINE Programme successfully concluded in March with a closing event held at Bangor’s Signal Centre.

Pictured at the SHINE closing event are Avril Linden (Brilliant Red), Karine McGuckin (Economic Development), Mayor Karen Douglas, Mandy Patrick (MP Consulting) and Owen Byrne (Donard Bikes).