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Saintfield Cycle Ride – 14th May

Join Saintfield Development Association for its 4th

Saintfield Cycle

cycle ride on Sunday 14th May



The 33-mile route round beautiful County Down countryside starts and ends in Saintfield.

Registration is from 8:45 am in Downpatrick Street car park,
with the ride commencing at 9:30 am.

Only £10 on the day,
or you can book online HERE!

Come along and enjoy a great day out!


Download Issue 13 Of Saintfield News!

Issue 13 of Saintfield Development Association’s Saintfield News is available for download HERE.

Saintfield News 13


Healthy Mind & Body Public Event – 25th April

There will be a HEALTHY MIND AND BODY public event in the Market House, Ballynahinch on Tuesday 25th April 2017 from 7.00 – 9.00 pm.

A diverse range of agencies will be in attendance to provide useful information and advice on both physical and mental health focusing strongly on coping with stress.  Free Taster sessions in a variety of activities to help with relaxation will be available on the night.  A healthy eating demonstration, workshop on spring flower arranging and free children’s entertainment including face painting will be available. A demonstration of the Council’s Play Pod equipment, available to community groups for fun days, fund raisers etc, will be provided.

The event will also provide the opportunity to chat to local representatives about your concerns and priorities in Community Planning and perhaps shape the format of a future meeting.

Please come along to the event, with family and friends, and find out how to improve your physical and mental health!

Ballynahinch Market House


Saintfield Development Association’s Meeting – April 24th

The next General Meeting of the Saintfield Development Association will be held on Monday 24th April at 7.30pm in The Hub, 35 Main Street.  Everyone is most welcome to attend.

Rowallane Community Hub, 35 Main Street, Saintfield

The AGENDA for the meeting.


Saintfield High School Pupils Planting Wild Flowers

Rowallane Community Hub, 35 Main Street, Saintfield

Pupils from Saintfield High School, with teacher Victoria Orr, assisting the Green committee of the Saintfield Development Association with the planting of wild flowers at the junction of Belfast Road and Comber Road.
The children planted about 250 flowers which were kindly supplied by Stephanie Bain of Grow Wild Northern Ireland through Kew Gardens for the Big Lottery Fund.
The pupils who volunteered were Sarah Moore, Leah Rodgers, Harry Bell, Jack Presho, Lee Umphray and Ronan Keating.


Saintfield Development Association’s Meeting – March 14th

The March general meeting of the Saintfield Development Association will be held on Tuesday 14th March at 7.30pm at  The Hub, 35 Main Street. Sergeant Suzanne Cochrane and her colleague Gemma McGrogan of the PSNI will give a short presentation on home and personal security prior to the main business of the evening. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Rowallane Community Hub, 35 Main Street, Saintfield

The AGENDA for the meeting.


Saintfield Development Association Meeting – 14th February

Saintfield Development Association
Notice of General Meeting


Please note that the date of the next SDA general meeting has been moved from Monday 6th February to 7.30pm on Tuesday 14th February.

The main topic for discussion will be the announcement of the result of the tender for the proposed Saintfield community centre and to plan the way forward.

SDA members and the public are encouraged to attend this important meeting.  Your views are important.

The venue is The Rowallane Hub, 35 Main Street, Saintfield.

Rowallane Community Hub, 35 Main Street, Saintfield


Brian Houston Concert In 1st Presbyterian Church

Brian Houston Concert


Saintfield Development Association’s Meeting – January 16th

Saintfield Development Association’s January 16th open meeting will take place in the Rowallane Community Hub, 35 Main Street, Saintfield.

Rowallane Community Hub, 35 Main Street, Saintfield

Time: 7.30pm

Everyone welcome!

The AGENDA for the meeting.


Shop Window Display Competition Winners

When Santa visited Saintfield to take part in the Christmas Fair he took time out to be the judge in Saintfield Development Association’s Shop Window Display Competition.  Santa was so impressed with two of the windows that he couldn’t decide upon an outright winner, so we have two winners this year!  The joint winners were:

The Barbers Shop, 84 Main Street  &  Scentsations, 2A Main Street

Saintfield Development Association member Janice McHenry with staff in The Barbers Shop

SDA member Janice McHenry making the presentation in Scentsations