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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Ards Borough Council statement on Exploris

From the ABC facebook page: The Council has tonight agreed a business plan to keep Exploris open, subject to confirmation of funding from the NI Executive. At its meeting this evening (Wednesday 29th January), the Council accepted a business plan, extended the stay on closure for a further month to allow the Executive to review […]

Exploris Update

Update letter from The Friends of Exploris Trust:   Dear all Exploris the only public aquarium and seal sanctuary in Northern Ireland. Its future has been uncertain for the last four months. On Wednesday evening this week, Ards Borough Council’s Development Committee was to be presented with a business plan to map out the future […]

High Tide

Monday 6th of January saw high tides all over Northern Ireland and Portaferry was no exception. Luckily, we had no winds on this side of the Lough – a stormy afternoon would have made conditions much worse. A big thanks to the Council Workers, Coast Guard, Fire and Ambulance Services who were all on standby […]

Happy New Year from Portaferry Gala

A very happy 2014 from all of us  –  hope you’ll be able to join us for Gala Week and remember – if you’d like to get involved, just get in touch. The more the merrier and all ideas are welcome.