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

Woodburn garden makeover
27 June 2013

The finished herb and vegetable garden

The Belfast Conservation Action Team recently completed a new garden area at Woodburn Primary School in Carrickfergus.

Features included raised beds for vegetable growing, a wildlife pond, a living-willow dome...

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Restoring a legacy in our special landscape
27 June 2013

People repairing a drystone wall

Dry stone walls contribute to the character of some of our most stunning landscapes in Northern Ireland.


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Bannvale proud of their window boxes
26 June 2013

People decorating window boxes

A new group began at Bannvale Social Education Centre, Gilford every Thursday afternoon.

The group have been learning some joinery skills building their own window boxes and raised beds, so improving their physical...

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Growing communities with Belfast City Council
30 May 2013

Local volunteers at Finlay Park community garden

Earlier this spring, a new project was launched in partnership with Belfast City Council to encourage people to get...

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Helen scoops top TCV UK staff award
30 May 2013

Helen with other award winners

At The Conservation Volunteers recent UK Conference in London, Belfast Manager Helen Tomb was presented with a TCV Staff Recognition Award for her outstanding contribution in making TCV a Great Place to Volunteer.


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