Business Support Hub
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Community Engagement Hub
We are pleased to support community groups and local organisations in their positive response to the Covid-19 pandemic, giving help to those most vulnerable and in need click here
Health and Wellbeing Hub
Taking care of your health and wellbeing is essential during the Covid-19 pandemic. To stay safe, physically active, mentally strong and emotionally resilient, follow the advice on our Health and Wellbeing hub. click here
Thursday 26 March 2020, 5.30pm
Suspension of Off Street Car Parking Charges
In the interest of Public Health all Off Street Parking charges will be suspended from 6.00pm today 26.03.20. This suspension has been introduced to protect the citizens of the Borough during this Covid-19 pandemic.
Thursday 26 March 2020, 2.15pm
Disruption to Refuse Collection
Wednesday 25 March 2020, 7.30pm
Refuse Collection Hygiene
Please respect the safety of refuse collection staff and your own personal safety. Wipe the handle of your wheeled bin or recycle box before presentation at the kerbside and after your bin or recycle box has been emptied. Always wash your hands after touching your bin or recycle box.
If anyone in your house has Covid-19 symptoms (your household should be self-isolating), all waste that has been in contact with any person with symptoms, such as; cleaning cloths, tissues, masks etc. should be disposed of as follows:
Thank you for your cooperation at this time.
Wednesday 25 March 2020, 5.30pm
Wednesday 25 March 2020, 10.45am
Important Public Notice
All weddings are to be suspended with immediate effect, the NI Executive have advised. The suspension includes all weddings in any venue including churches, registration offices and approved venues.
For more information visit: https://www.executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk/news/executive-publishes-list-essential-businesses
Tuesday 24 March 2020, 3.30pm
Important Public Notice
Birth registration services will be suspended from Wednesday 25 March 2020 until Wednesday 15 April 2020, subject to review. Note: During this exceptional period parents will not be penalised if the birth has not been registered within the required 42 days.
Parents can continue to register their child at a GP practice during the suspension of the birth registration process. Parents should be advised that they will require the following information when they contact the GP practice:
Monday 23 March 2020, 9pm
Watch: Lord Mayor’s Address
Monday 23 March 2020, 7pm
In-line with the Governmental response to Covid-19, and in a bid to protect the citizens of this Borough, all parks (including on-site public toilets), and all Council operated golf courses will be closed from Tuesday 24th March until further notice. This decision has been made in the interest of public safety, and to protect the most vulnerable in our society. Please follow the Public Health Authorities (PHA) guidance relating to social distancing www.publichealth.hscni.net/news/social-distancing-essential-battle-against-coronavirus.
During this unprecedented time, we would like to thank-you for your support, cooperation and patience.
Monday 23 March 2020, 6.30pm
Important Public Notice
In the interest of Public Health for all citizens of our Borough and Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council employees, all non-essential services are suspended from Tuesday 24th March 2020 until further notice. From this date, a reduced level of services will be in operation relating to Essential Services only.
Essential Service Delivery
At this time, our primary focus is to ensure that all essential services are maintained as normal, from all current locations. These services include:
Any changes to these services will be communicated as soon as possible.
Among the main services suspended until further notice are:
During this unprecedented time, we would like to thank-you for your support, cooperation and patience. We will endeavour to ensure that normal services will resume as soon as practically possible.
All enquiries are currently redirected via our website. To get in touch please log on to: www.armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk/contactus
Saturday 14 March 2020, 9am
Update on access to Council facilities, offices & venues
In accordance with advice issued by the Public Health Agency (PHA), we would like to advise that all Council facilities & venues, including leisure centres, theatres and arts venues, visitor attractions, community centres, recycling centres and administrative offices, remain open as normal.
The Council will continue to monitor and review the situation with regard to COVID-19 and its potential impacts, and will continue to act in accordance with any advice provided by the Public Health Agency (PHA).
Up-to-date information and advice on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is available on the Public Health Agency’s website.
Please watch this useful PHA video for general advice:https://vimeo.com/396668629
Tuesday 17 March 2020, 7pm
Important Public Notice
To support the Government strategy in relation to Covid-19 Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has taken the decision to close all its public buildings to the general public from tomorrow 18.03.20. This includes all Leisure, Sport and Recreation Centres, Community Centres, Tourism, Arts and Culture Facilities and all Town Halls.
The Council will endeavour to provide key services for the citizens of the Borough, and will work to maintain essential delivery to support the local community and businesses during this challenging time.
The three main Civic Buildings, The Palace Demesne Armagh, The Civic Building Banbridge, and the Civic Centre Craigavon will remain open to the public for priority services such as:
Access for the public to these buildings will be managed in line with Public Health Agency (PHA) guidance, and social distancing will apply.
Waste Collection & Environmental Services
Access to Public Areas
Conferences, Programmes & Events
Memberships & Swimming Lessons
Given the exceptional circumstances there may be an impact on service delivery, however every effort will be made to ensure continuity where possible.
For further information please telephone: 0300 0300 900
Log on to www.armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk/coronavirus
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Monday 23 March 2020, 1pm
Notice to all Suppliers of the Council
The Council wants to support businesses by ensuring requests for payments are processed in a timely manner. In order for the Council to do this we would ask all our Suppliers to note the following:
Invoices must be sent via email quoting a valid purchase order
All invoices must be submitted by email quoting a valid Purchase Order to ensure timely processing and payment. Invoices should be forwarded to the following email address: .
Thank you for your assistance in this matter.