Join the Big Conversation

What improvements to public services would make your life better? What should Ards and North Down be like in 15 years time?  What if your opinion actually made a difference?  Good news - it can. 


How to get involved

To take part,  you can:

  • complete the Big Conversation survey by clicking on the link above
  • complete and send us a Big Conversation postcard online
  • attend local engagement and consultation activities
  • collect and fill in a print postcard and return to our special postboxes
  • get involved with community and voluntary organisations
  • complete online surveys
  • follow us on twitter and use #myvoicemyAND

Send a Big Conversation postcard

You can send an online or print postcard. Complete a postcard, telling us what you like or dislike about Ards and North Down. You can also give us your ideas about priorities for the future to help us shape the community plan. 

To send an online postcard, go to the Big Conversation postcard page and fill in. You'll need to include your nearest town or village in Ards and North Down.
Big Conversation postcard

For print postcards, collect from our offices in Bangor and Newtownards, public libraries, community organisations and MLAs' offices in Ards and North Down.

Big Conversation postboxes

We have special Big Conversation postboxes and collection points in public places where you can return print postcards. Go to "Big Conversation postboxes" page for list of these public places.
Big Conversation postboxes