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Craigavon is a town in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, consisting mainly of residential development.
Originally, Craigavon was planned as a 'new city' on a par with the new towns that were being built in England in the 1960s.
Craigavon was designed as a very child-friendly environment, with numerous children's parks dotted throughout, a lot of green space in the housing estates, and safe paths to cycle on.
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 SCOPE | All is not well in Craigavon | NICVA | Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action
Craigavon Borough Council's attempt to grab total control of the community development support function in its area is wrong and must be resisted.
Craigavon Borough Council (CBC) did not agree with the model proposed and, unlike other councils, did not participate in the selection of projects to provide infrastructure support.
CBC itself will provide the support through its own staff and community centres, claiming perversely that this approach "can be considered akin to the networking centres concept referred to within the work of the Task Force on Resourcing the Voluntary and Community Sector".
www.nicva.org /index.cfm/section/SCOPE/key/070206SCOPEEditorial   (833 words)

 The Northern Ireland Assembly - Minutes of Evidence: Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill
Councils — and, in particular, chief executives of councils — have an informal role to deal with the co-ordination of a response to an emergency.
Craigavon Borough Council will be looking towards taking the district policing board membership and adding some of the statutory agencies such as the Housing Executive and Roads Service to form the community safety partnership.
Councils may be aware that the Committee has already raised several of those points with the Department, and it is awaiting a response.
www.niassembly.gov.uk /environment/moe/moe020606.htm   (3480 words)

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Craigavon Borough Council agrees that support must be provided to Northern Ireland farmers to help them adjust to the changing economic climate and the effects of EU enlargement particularly young farmers.
Craigavon Borough Council agrees that the rural environment is one of Northern Ireland’s most valuable resources and any development should be undertaken with the aim of preserving the rural environment.
Craigavon Borough Council would strongly support the “leader approach” that is local partnerships of private and public organisations (Local Action Groups) will draw up Local Development Strategies for their areas and choose projects that fit within the objectives of the new programme to deliver these strategies.
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 Craigavon Borough Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Craigavon Borough Council is a local council in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
The headquarters of the council is in Craigavon, on the shores of Lough Neagh, a new town built between Lurgan and Portadown.
The council holds an annual meeting in June, at which a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor are elected.
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 Craigavon Borough Council
The Council also represents and lobbies government and other bodies to acquire benefits for the borough through a consultative and representative role, helps attract investment for further developments throughout the borough and enables other organisations to do likewise.
Craigavon is one of Northern Ireland's larger Councils incorporating the mature larger towns of Lurgan and Portadown, the new 'City' developments in between as well as a number of attractive villages sprinkled around the borough.
Craigavon, given its strategic location where the Upper Bann joins Lough Neagh, and its first class communications infrastructure is becoming an increasingly popular 'lifestyle' and recreational hub.
www.energyfirst.org /Craigavon.htm   (160 words)

 SCOPE | Craigavon Council in takeover bid for community support role | NICVA | Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary ...
Craigavon Council is pushing ahead with a new model under which it takes control of community development support in the district.
Craigavon Borough Council is pushing ahead with a new model under which it takes control of community development support in the district.
Craigavon Borough Council (CBC) and the Department for Social Development (DSD) have recommended a 'pilot community support model' which they are now consulting on.
www.nicva.org /index.cfm/section/SCOPE/key/070206CBCTake   (1880 words)

 District Policing Partnerships
Craigavon DPP was established in March 2003 and is a partnership between Craigavon Borough Council and representatives of the local community.
Craigavon itself is situated on the southern shore of Lough Neagh and is easily accessible both by road and rail.
The borough has a total population of approximately 80,000 people, and encompasses a mix of quiet country villages and modern towns, including the urban centres of Lurgan, Brownlow and Portadown.
www.districtpolicing.com /craigavon.html   (164 words)

 Newshound: Daily Northern Ireland news catalog - Irish News article
Craigavon may not have begun life with a single sense of place but that was always the clear intention.
Newry City Council is ambitious, successful, smug and parochial, perversely proud of its royal charter and God-given place at the centre of the universe.
All four existing councils essentially represent one large regional town plus its hinterland – and those towns and their hinterlands are fixed geographical facts.
www.nuzhound.com /articles/irish_news/arts2005/nov24_life_will_be_duller__NEmerson.php   (773 words)

 North Down Borough Council
Within the Councils Equality Scheme it states “The Council is committed to the fulfilment of its Section 75 obligations in all parts of its organisation, in all its functions, powers and duties (relating to Northern Ireland).
The Council has committed itself to further develop the role of Community relations within the Council by making it more proactive and interfacing with the community more through promotion of its purpose and having focus groups representing the range of interests the Council is available to serve.
Council Officers, involved in and with responsibility for agenda, regularly attend relevant trainings organised by other Councils, ECNI, and LGSC to ensure they are skilled and equipped with timely information to assist the Council in progressing their equality agenda.
www.northdown.gov.uk /main_servicessingle.asp?id=277   (5797 words)

 News and Events - Arts Council Injects £2.4 Million into Local Arts-Led Regeneration Projects
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland, supporting artists and arts organisations through its Treasury and National Lottery funds.
Our partnership with Banbridge, Armagh, Craigavon and Dungannon and South Tyrone Councils is one which we feel is very well placed to offer accessibility of various art forms to a variety of groups of people who would otherwise be unable to participate in cultural life and the arts.
Derry City Council is investing in nine recycling/community renewal centres spread across its area, and will place artists in these centres to help develop imaginative projects that will actively engage local people in a range of economic, social and community issues.
www.artscouncil-ni.org /news/2005/new24022005.htm   (2247 words)

 Craigavon - Craigavon Guide and Directory, County Armagh
Craigavon (population 78,200) is a new town in northeast Armagh beside the southern shores of Lough Neagh.
Craigavon Watersport Centre is situated beside the lake.
Craigavon Golf and Ski Centre in Silverwood, Lurgan, has an outdoor artificial ski slope, as well as golf and pitch and putt courses.
www.irelandwide.com /regional/ulster/county_armagh/craigavon/craigavon_main.htm   (240 words)

 Council warned of payment for decorations on July 12 - Scotch-Irish / Ulster-Scots Forums
A LEGAL challenge could be mounted to Craigavon Borough Council's controversial decision on the erection of bunting over the July holiday, it emerged today.
The council pays for loyalist bunting to be erected every July and Sinn Fein has threatened court action on the grounds that the council accepts the situation is unequitable yet voted this week to defer a resolution of the matter for a further six months.
Equality Commission officers advised the council last summer not to erect bunting because of its equality implications, although admitting the possibility that others may fill the vacuum left by the council.
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 e-craigavon.com Disclaimer
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The Borough Council will ensure that the Information Commissioner is advised of all notifiable uses of information, as required under the Act The Council will conduct periodic reviews and update these register entries whenever necessary.
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 Craigavon Nature Conservation Strategy
Council carries out this work because it recognises the importance of nature conservation and the environment to the quality of life of residents of the Borough and its attractiveness to visitors.
The Craigavon Nature Conservation Strategy defines actions and priorities for the Council and the development of the strategy will further serve to strongly influence other players such as Environment and Heritage Service, Planning Service, Department of Agriculture, the voluntary sector and local communities.
This strategy was adopted by Craigavon Borough Council on 1st June 1998 to confirm and extend the Council's commitment to nature conservation and informal countryside recreation.
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 House of Commons Hansard Debates for 15 Oct 1990
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many jobs were created by the Industrial Development Board in each district council area in Northern Ireland in each of the years from 1 April 1985 to 31 March 1990.
Craigavon borough council United Meat Packers (NI) Ltd. Newtownabbey borough council Canyon Europe Ltd.
To ask the Secretary for Scotland what was the incidence of calling in of fishing vessels for (a) June 1989 and (b) June in the current year, by length band.
www.publications.parliament.uk /pa/cm198990/cmhansrd/1990-10-15/Writtens-8.html   (1813 words)

 GOVERNMENT / COUNCILS : Councils : Carrickfergus Borough Council : Craigavon Borough Council : Down District Council
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Alnwick District Council provides a wide range of services for local residents and works closely with its partners and community groups to ensure the district remains an excellent place in which to live and work and to visit.1.
The Highland Council believes that a modern, accessible national network of Post Office outlets is essential to the prosperity and wellbeing of rural communities.
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 Loughshore Trail, Activities around Craigavon
The Craigavon Lake South is extensively used for watersports, but this does not deter a number of regular visitors including pochard, tufted duck, mallard, coot and grebe.
Salmon, pollen, perch, bream, roach and dollaghan (Lough Neagh Trout) are among the species to be found and provide a range of challenges to all sorts of anglers.
Craigavon is renowned for its watersports and Craigavon Watersports Centre is the foremost facility of its kind in Northern Ireland.
www.loughshoretrail.com /activities-craigavon.htm   (1453 words)

 Councils Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Craigavon is situated near the centre of Northern Ireland in the beautiful and historic county of Armagh.
The Borough, which lies close to the shores of Lough Neagh, embraces the towns of Lurgan and Portadown and a number of villages and hamlets.
The Borough has a wide range of modern and well-equipped indoor leisure facilities, which cater for sports activities for all ages and abilities.
www.municipalyearbook.co.uk /sr_council_details.asp?pageid=110&r=y&council_id=6114   (155 words)

 Novell Delivers Productivity and Cost Saving Solutions to Craigavon & Banbridge HSS Trust
Stephen Hylands, Head of IT at Craigavon & Banbridge Community HSS Trust said, "I needed to make a number of decisions in order to consolidate all of the file servers being managed, provide a greater degree of resilience/redundancy, increase the user base and resolve network users rapidly expanding storage needs.
Craigavon & Banbridge Community Health and Social Services Trust (in Northern Ireland) was established in April 1994 and is responsible for the provision / management of a range of community based health and social care services.
The Trust covers the Craigavon Borough Council and Banbridge District Council areas and has a resident population of about 122,000.
www.novell.com /ireland/success/craigavon_banbridge.html   (1094 words)

 Craigavon Industrial Development Organisation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Occupying a central location in Northern Ireland, Craigavon is based on the long established towns of Lurgan and Portadown and includes a number of delightful villages such as Dollingstown, Donacloney, Magheralin and Waringstown.
One of the leading law firms in the Borough of Craigavon also with offices in Belfast and Hillsborough, County Down.
The Shaping Craigavon's Future (SCF) initiative was set up to help create a vision of what Craigavon could or should be like in 25 years time.
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 Northern Ireland Housing Executive : News Releases : Working Together for Brownlow
Craigavon Borough Council, the Housing Executive and the Police Service have been working together with local community representatives to address issues relating to anti social and criminal activity in the Brownlow area.
This has been designed to provide residents with information to assist them in identifying which agency they should contact if they are experiencing a particular problem in relation to anti social or criminal activity.
The guide which outlines the responsibilities of each of the agencies in relation to anti social behaviour, and what action can be taken to resolve the problem, also includes contact details for Craigavon Borough Council, the Housing Executive and the Police Service as well as other useful telephone numbers.
www.nihe.gov.uk /news/news.asp?Id=473   (456 words)

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