Opportunities for Police and Fire Games

BALLYMONEY Borough Council is considering local opportunities for the World Police and Fire Games.

During a Development Committee meeting, members heard: ‘The NI Tourist Board delivered an information session to promote opportunities presented by the World Police and Fire Games which will take place in NI in August 2013.

‘The event using 42 venues in NI covers 70 sports. Committee is invited to consider opportunities for the borough. WPFG is a biennial event which sees members of the Police, Prison and the Fire & Rescue Services compete in a range of sports and a wide range of goods and services will need to be procured for the Games.

‘The Officer is participating in meetings on this initiative. Plans are in hand for an event promoted in Ballymoney by a local provider which will bring economic benefits to the borough. There are also procurement opportunities for local firms.’