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Up to date news and stories from The Conservation Volunteers in Northern Ireland.

Bowtown's vegetable bounty
26 August 2014

Volunteers with Jim Shannon MP

Our Green Gym in the South Eastern area recently celebrated the efforts of the Bowtown...

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Summer of fun at Diamond Jubilee Woodland
26 August 2014

Kids enjoying biodiversity week 2014

The Conservation Volunteers hosted a fun biodiversity summer scheme for families at Diamond Jubilee Woodland, Whitehead.

The week long scheme attracted up to 80 people with a mixture of environmental activities...

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Embracing Ballysillan
25 August 2014

Young volunteers at Embrace Ballysillan

Ballysillan Community Garden hosted a week long project with young volunteers from the Embrace Ballysillan team.

The young volunteers...

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Growing greener places
22 August 2014

People learning about growing herbs

A group of enthusiastic would-be gardeners are being provided with mentoring to whet their appetite in advance of taking on a bigger community garden challenge.

Daphne, from The Conservation Volunteers in Coleraine...

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Partnership working in Killowen
20 August 2014

Volunteers clearing derelict land in Killowen

Partnership working has really proved to be the key to securing the lease of land and funding for the development of a new community garden in the Killowen area of Coleraine....

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