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ABC Borough Markets Welcome New Traders!

16 Nov 2020

It’s a feast for all the senses down at the Shambles Variety Market in Armagh and Lurgan Market – as they welcome on board new traders with an exciting range of new products. With the Shambles Variety Market nestled between…

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Enterprise Week to finish on a winning streak

11 Nov 2020

Two first-class performers who have graced some of the world’s most famous sporting arenas will share their winning stories to bring Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s Enterprise Week to a close. ‘Wellbeing and Winning’ on Friday 20 November…

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Mandy Hickson to get Enterprise Week off to a flying start

28 Oct 2020

Former fighter pilot Mandy Hickson will share her top tips on resilience and adaptability as part of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s upcoming Enterprise Week. ‘Excelling in Adversity’ is the first webinar in a series of free events…

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Local businesses set to benefit from Covid-19 Grant Scheme

27 Oct 2020

There has been an unprecedented demand from businesses in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area for support offered through the Covid-19 Business Recovery & Revitalisation Grant Scheme. Funding for the scheme was awarded to local councils by…

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Council’s Free Business Mentoring Service is Here to Help

16 Sep 2020

ABC Council is encouraging all micro and small enterprises from the borough to sign up to its free business mentoring service through the ABC Business Support Hub. Free and open to all local businesses with fewer than 50 employees, the…

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Mid South West launches regional strategy to supercharge economic growth

10 Sep 2020

The economy in the Mid South West (MSW) will be supercharged under plans laid out in an ambitious Regional Economic Strategy which promises to transform the region. Developed as a collaboration between Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, Fermanagh…

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Business Views Sought Post-Covid-19

27 Aug 2020

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and the Business Partnership Alliance (BPA) are seeking views from the local business community on the challenges and considerations they’re facing in this new post-Covid business environment. The joint survey, which is open…

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Grant scheme for rural micro-businesses is open!

25 Aug 2020

Last year, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council administered a Rural Business Development Grant Scheme through DAERA’s Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme which saw investment in local businesses totalling nearly £50,000. Following the fantastic success of…

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ABC Council Launch New £440k Covid-19 Business Recovery Grant Scheme

11 Aug 2020

Businesses based in the borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon can now apply for grants of up to £20,000 to help support their recovery following the Coronavirus pandemic. Led by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, the new…

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Local Entrepreneurs Urged to ‘Go For it’ with Virtual Business Support

10 Aug 2020

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council in partnership with local enterprise agencies deliver virtual support to local entrepreneurs. Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council in partnership with Armagh Business Centre Ltd, Banbridge District Enterprises Ltd and Craigavon Industrial…

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