Archives for November 2016

Greenisland Community Orchard

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Cllr Audrey Wales, officially launched National Tree Week 2016 by planting the first fruit tree in the new Greenisland Community Orchard. Cllr Wales said “I was delighted to plant the first tree … [Read more...]

‘Friends Of’ success in Mid & East Antrim Borough

The 'Friends Of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen' continue to meet each month, on the second Saturday of the month, at Oakfield Community Centre, 10am to 1pm to improve the site for our wildlife and local community. Recent tasks have included … [Read more...]

Whale Watching in Mid & East Antrim Borough

Participants enjoyed Mid & East Antrim's fantastic coastline and learning about local biodiversity at a Whale Watching event, Sunday 6th November, Portmuck, Islandmagee. On the day participants were pleased to see harbour porpoise, grey seals … [Read more...]

Wallace Park

This 26-acre park was given to the town of Lisburn by its landlord, Sir Richard Wallace in 1884 as ‘a public park and recreation ground’. Originally known as the People’s Park it was renamed Wallace Park by the Town Commissioners after Sir Richard’s … [Read more...]