Monthly Archives: May 2020

A Framework to guide progression towards a resumption of sport and physical recreation in Northern Ireland

May 30, 20200

22nd May, 2020 Sport NI Director of Performance Peter McCabe talks about the return to sport framework, but first, here is Sport NI CEO Antoinette McKeown to provide some background.
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Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Sports Forum

May 28, 20200

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum, a voluntary body that provide a voice for local sport, are currently seeking applications from clubs and individuals who wish to be affiliated with
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New survey highlights importance of accessing outdoors safely during COVID 19.

May 22, 20200

Nearly half (47%) the population of Northern Ireland are spending more of their free time outdoors now, than they did this time last year and 51% expect to do more
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NI Sports Forum welcomes inclusion of Sport in Business Relief Scheme

May 19, 20200

The Northern Ireland Sports Forum welcomes the inclusion of leisure and sports facilities in a new relief scheme for those impacted by the Covid-19 crisis which was announced by Finance
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Step 1 Restrictions lifted

May 19, 20200

Northern Ireland Executive ministers and their officials have over the past 72 hours been involved in a number of initiatives and critical decisions relating to the Coronavirus emergency. Covid-19 Executive
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NI Executive Micro-Business Fund

May 18, 20200

The NI Executive has launched a new NI Micro-business Hardship Fund to help Northern Ireland based micro-businesses and social enterprises unable to access other regional and national COVID-19 support measures.
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DAERA Minister confirms the re-opening of the Public Angling Estate

May 15, 20200

Date published: 15 May 2020 Fisheries Minister Edwin Poots has confirmed that the Public Angling Estate (PAE) will gradually re-open to local anglers, from Monday. Thirty PAE’s across Northern Ireland will
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Executive publishes Coronavirus recovery strategy

May 12, 20200

A phased five-stage plan for slowly moving out of lockdown has been published by the Executive today. The document sets out the approach the Executive will take when deciding how
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Economy Department announces £40 million secured for microbusiness Hardship Fund

May 6, 20200

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that £40 million is to be made available for a new Hardship Fund aimed at microbusinesses which have not been able to avail of
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Outdoor Recreation NI launch survey on use of outdoors during lockdown

May 5, 20200

Important survey launched on use of outdoors during lockdown A new survey has been launched to find out how the public in Northern Ireland has been able to exercise and
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