Archives for May 2016

WildLife Garden, Moat Park.

The WildLife Garden promotes and enhances biodiversity, improves conservation and species management within the park. The Council is doing its bit to ensure that areas like Dundonald continue to grow and provide a habitat for plants and animals which … [Read more...]

Council Officially Opens WildLife Garden in Moat Park, Dundonald

The Chairman of the Leisure & Community Services Committee, Alderman Paul Porter was delighted to officially open the WildLife Garden, in Moat Park, Dundonald. Funded by the Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, through … [Read more...]

‘Give and Gain’ volunteers working towards a better environment in Mid and East Antrim

Green-fingered volunteers from the business sector have been building-up their own personal skills and helping to both construct and maintain a better environment for our local wildlife. Volunteers across the Mid and East Antrim Borough came out in … [Read more...]

Friends Of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen commended

The Mayor of Mid & East Antrim met the ‘Friends of' Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen on Saturday 14th May 2016. The Mayor commended the group on their hard work and dedication over the last 10 months and thanked them for their interest in … [Read more...]

Biodiversity Fun Days

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is encouraging families to get outdoors this weekend and learn more about local biodiversity. Our Biodiversity Fun Days are a great way for families to learn more about the natural world through fun, practical … [Read more...]

Wild Garlic Pesto

It was a beautifully sunny day and we set off with Dermot (http://forageireland.com/) from the White House along Glas-na-braden Glen.  With a promise of ‘plenty of wild garlic’ in the glen even Dermot was surprised when the smell of garlic greeted us … [Read more...]

The Secret Life of Graveyards!

Ballynure Primary School and Kilbride Central Primary School took part in an exciting investigation in two local graveyards this week. Kilbride and Ballynure Cemetery was 'invaded' by school children as they joined Ecomantella to investigate the … [Read more...]

Wild About Food!

Wild About Food is an exciting project - a partnership between Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council and Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and funded by Heritage Lottery Fund - which will see participants taking part in a range of activities … [Read more...]

Wild About Food

Wild About Food is an exciting programme of events between May and October encouraging everyone to celebrate the wild food available on our door step! In a partnership project between Mid and East Antrim and Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough … [Read more...]

Wild About Food!

Mayors join forces to urge public support for cross-Council ‘Wild about Food’ project  Two local Borough Councils are going ‘wild about food’ with a new project launched to celebrate locally sourced ingredients and products. The project - a … [Read more...]