Have a Natural Adventure this summer!

Sixmilewater Park in Ballyclare, is a fantastic urban park which provide families and school groups with a variety of adventure all year long.  However, what happens when we forget how to play? This Sixmilewater Park Adventure is a brand new web … [Read more...]

A breath of fresh air for Local Nature Reserve

Monkstown Wood, in the historic County Antrim village of the same name, is set for a facelift. This urban woodland has received a funding injection of £65,000, made up of £20,000 from Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council and almost £45,000 from … [Read more...]

Winter Fest @ Mossley Mill

NI Year of Food & Drink 2016 celebrations are continuing in Antrim and Newtownabbey during the month of October and what a month it is for local produce. Farmers, allotment holders and back garden producers will be busy this month harvesting … [Read more...]

Walk on the wild side, at Newtownabbey’s Carnmoney Hill

Swathes of glorious wildflowers are lifting their pretty heads to greet visitors to the Woodland Trust’s Carnmoney Hill in Newtownabbey. The vibrant beauties, which include ox-eye daisy, poppy and cornflower, line the hill’s entrance at Dunanney, … [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 … [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...]