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Snow Falls as Lurgan Lights Up!
Locals lined the streets of Lurgan last Friday to see the town centre burst alive with festive sparkle and cheer at the annual Christmas lights switch on! Compered by TV personality, Pamela Ballantine, it was a great start to the festive seaso »
Create wreaths at Lurgan Park!
This Christmas, get into the festive spirit at Lurgan Park and make a beautiful festive wreath that will be truly treasured! Taking place on Saturday 5th December at 2pm, come along to the Park and make an extra special garland to hang on your »
Lurgan Town Hall is celebrating its 30th anniversary of opening as a Community, Arts and Resource Centre and has a wide range of special events on offer to help the whole community get involved in the celebrations! Things will kick off on Frid »
Make a wonderful gift for Christmas!
Give the gift of a personalised book this Christmas by making your own with Craigavon Museum Services! Learn the technique of book binding with two unique workshops held in the library of the Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, from 10.30am to 1pm o »
Magical Festive season gets underway in Portadown
The countdown to the magical festive season gets underway this November at the fantastic Christmas lights switch on in Portadown! The merriment commences on Thursday 26th November from 5.30pm - 7.30pm, with a brilliant line-up of fun-filled en »


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About Craigavon Borough Council
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How Council Works
The Council spends £21 million providing a wide range of quality services to the 86,000 people living in the area - evidence in itself that the Council is involved in many aspects of the Borough.

craigavonThe Council provides over 80 services to the local population. Key services include refuse collection and disposal, street cleansing, community development, economic development, environmental health, leisure services, parks provision, arts, tourism development and sports development.

Our Vision is to "serve and lead people in Craigavon". To continuously improve and develop our services and our leadership so that by working together we improve our quality of life, develop pride in our community and shape our future.

Main Council Functions

The Council is responsible for three main functions;

  • Service Provision

  • Advocacy - The Council represents all the residents in the Borough and lobbies Government Agencies and other bodies to acquire benefits for the Borough through both a consultative and representative role. Councillors can also influence education, planning, roads, health & social services by representing local people's interests. However, the Council does not have any direct responsibility for these areas.

  • Development - The Council acts as the main body in attracting investment for further developments throughout the Borough and helps other organisations to do likewise.
  • Main Council Meeting

    The main Council meeting is where decisions made by all the Committees are usually ratified. They are held on the first and third Monday of every month at 6.00pm at the Civic Centre and are open to the public.

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    Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council,  
    PO Box 66, Lakeview Road, 
    Craigavon, Co. Armagh, BT64 1AL [View Map]
    Tel: 0300 0300 900 or +44 (0) 28 38312400
    Fax: +44 (0) 28 38312444
    Minicom: +44 (0) 28 38329757

    Irish and Ulster Scots Voicemail Service

    The Council now provides an Irish and Ulster Scots voicemail service for any member of the public who wishes to ring using these languages. Simply ring the Council and ask to be put through to the service.  You will then hear a voicemail message in that language and be asked to leave your message.  We will then have your message translated and a response sent.


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