BIG is a strategic body, lobbying group, builder of relationships and consultation forum in Ballybeen.
BIG is an active amalgam of statutory, voluntary, community and church organisations from the locality and has been active since 2002.
BIG’s membership includes representatives from: Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, PSNI, Brooklands Primary School, Dundonald High School, Brooklands Youth Centre, NIHE, Health Trust, Dundonald Methodist Church, Christ Church, St Mary’s Church, Ballybeen Women’s Centre, Ballybeen Action Group Initiative Trust, Ballybeen Men’s Health and Motivation Group, Dungoyne FC, Dundonald FC and Salvation Army. Its Board of Directors is currently drawn from local churches, Ballybeen Women’s Centre, BAGIT, BMMG, Dundonald FC and Dungoyne FC.
Mrs Tanya Hughes
Director of Ballybeen Womens Centre and Director of BIG
Rev Richard McIlhatton
Rev Stephen Sheerin
Minister @ St Marys Church- Director of BIG
Member of Ballybeen Action Group Initiative Trust- Director of BIG
Cpt @ Salvation Army, Director of BIG
Mrs Sally thompson Ballyoran Community Arts Group