Archives for September 2016

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Lisburn Wildlife Watch and Lagan Valley Regional Park Plant Wildflowers in McIlroy Park, Lisburn.

The Wildflower project was completed in partnership with Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Lagan Valley Regional Park along with children from the Lisburn Wildlife Watch, a junior branch of Ulster Wildlife. Everyone was delighted to come … [Read more...]

Moat Park

Situated in the heart of Dundonald, the Moat Park offers idyllic walks around the historic Motte as well as provides a valuable link to shops in the village.  Close by stands the Church of St Elizabeth which dates from 1306, providing an interesting … [Read more...]

The Friends of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen

The Friends of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen carried out important pond maintenance this month, removing invasive species from the ponds in Bashfordsland Wood, Carrickfergus. The 'Friends Of' group has been running since September 2015 … [Read more...]

Lagan Valley Regional Park

From the headwaters of Slieve Croob in the peaks of Dromara, beyond the Mountains of Mourne, the River Lagan grows in its vastness and arrangement of tributaries as it sweeps and meanders down to the Lagan Navigation and out to the Irish Sea. The … [Read more...]

Bee-licious wins Heritage Lottery Fund support to help our pollinators!

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is delighted to be leading on an exciting new pollinator project which has been awarded £76,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund. ‘Bee-licious’, a three year project designed to restore native flower-rich … [Read more...]