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Mid Ulster Allotments Gathering
4 October 2016

Tully Measdows Community Garden Group and Chair of the Council, Councillor Trevor Wilson with their prize winning produce

Mid Ulster’s first ever 'Allotments Gathering' took place in September  bringing together around fifty local allotment holders and community gardeners from numerous groups across the district.


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Wildflower passion at the Cornfield
2 October 2016

Volunteers planting at The Cornfield

The Cornfield, a Woodland Trust green-field site in Coleraine bordering Millburn and Ballysally housing areas, had been managed by The Conservation Volunteers over many years. We have planted hundreds of native tree...

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Lord Lurgan Memorial Park Community Garden and Growing Space
6 July 2016

Tree planting ceremony with Cllr Glen Barr at Lord Lurgan Memorial Park celebrations

A proud team of community gardeners welcomed local Councillors, Primary School Pupils, Council staff and local residents to the official opening of the community garden and growing space at Lord Lurgan Memorial Park....

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Surveying and sampling in streams
5 July 2016

Sampling in a stream with nets

The Conservation Volunteers joined Lagan Valley Regional Park staff and volunteers to provide training in pond surveying and river sampling.

With help from Ron, a Volunteer Officer with TCV, participants used nets...

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Good things come to those who volunteer!
30 June 2016

Owen and Jonathon dressed in suits

It has been a whirlwind of a year for our cherished volunteer Paul Moore (aka Bugman)!

Paul scooped the TCV ‪Green Hero Volunteer of the Year award in October and collected his award at an event in Westminster....

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