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The men in white suits
30 October 2013

Men dressed for herbicide spraying

Reports have been received of sightings of strangely attired men in white suits amongst the dunes at the White Rocks, Portrush.


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Making the most of our 'Indian Summer'
30 October 2013

Wildflower meadow area being prepared

The unseasonably high temperatures and dry ground conditions at the end of September allowed an extended season for sowing a wildflower meadow in the grounds of Rock Castle, Portstewart.

An area of 1500 square...

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Gerald's big day at Stormont
30 October 2013

Gerald and the team at Stormont

Gerald Doherty, volunteer officer with the North East Conservation Action Team, won the nomination for...

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Community Garden Programme
25 October 2013

People with fresh vegetables from the garden

Newry and Mourne District Council, in partnership with The Conservation Volunteers, recently held a community garden open day at Alderside Farm on the Armagh Road.


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A month in the life of the trainees - September
25 October 2013

Trainees working hard


The Bangor trainees this month have worked wonders with the demo garden, including sowing out wildflower seeds to create a large patch of meadow next spring.

In addition to this, they worked...

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