South Armagh Locality Planning Group

The South Armagh Local Planning Group was established in the Spring of 2010. The group is made up of a broad range of community, statutory and voluntary organisations with a remit for children and young people in the area. The group aims to improve the well-being of children and young people through a multiagency planning approach. The initial meetings dealt with the establishment of the LPG, function and remit and training on the Outcomes Based Planning Model.

Learn more about locality groups
Learn more about outcomes groups here
The South Armagh LPG is part of the Southern outcomes group
Learn about the origins of the South Armagh group within the CAWT Outcomes for Children project website.

Latest News & Events

South Armagh Celebrate International Children’s Day-   On 8 June 2018 the South Armagh Locality Planning Group celebrated International Children’s Day in Newtownhamilton with members of the local community. The event had a particular emphasis on promoting Continue Reading →
Training for people affected by Dementia- The Alzheimer’s Society are hosting a series of FREE workshops for people who provide unpaid care and support for a family member, neighbour or friend living with dementia. The course Continue Reading →
South Armagh’s First Used School Uniform Sales- Come along and join us for South Armagh’s first School Uniform sales in Newtownhamilton Community Centre, Thursday 11 August and Bessbrook Community Centre on Friday 12 August from 2 to Continue Reading →
Family Health Initiative – Bessbrook Community Centre- This is a FREE 12 week Healthy lifestyle Programme for ALL FAMILIES with a child aged 8-11 years and their siblings who want to make healthier lifestyle choices. Families learn Continue Reading →
Summer Activity Schemes 2015 Armagh, Newry and Mourne Division- See attached dates, days, times and venues of summer activity schemes 2015, for public use in Armagh, Newry and Mourne Division with contact names and numbers of all the youth Continue Reading →

Action Plan and Priorities

Engagement of Children, Young People and Families

The LPG is in an ongoing process of engagement with children, young people and families in the area. Engagement work to date includes:

  • A LPG workshop in conjunction with Participation Network to develop an engagement plan
  • Engagement workshops held with Newtownhamilton Young Farmers and the South Armagh Youth Forum to identify issues and solutions
  • A South Armagh Youth Conference identifying issues and solutions
  • A Disability Conference identifying concerns raised by parents and carers of young people with special needs
  • A questionnaire developed by young people and completed by more than four hundred young people across South Armagh
  • A Youth Residential examining issues for young people across South Armagh
  • Youth Programmes enabling young people to examine issues/solutions in Killeavy and Meigh.



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