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Guillemots at Carrickfergus pier
21 March 2015

People with a guillemot nest box in Carrickfergus

10 guillemot boxes have been installed around the pier in Carrickfergus this month. The nest boxes were sourced by Alison and were kindly donated by Peter Scott, Senior Berthing Master at Bangor Mania, who has been...

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Be a Saint Day at Eden Allotment Gardens
20 March 2015

People attending Be a Saint Day in Carrickfergus

On Friday 13th March, Carrickfergus Borough Council collaborated with Business in the Community on "Be a Saint Day". Be a Saint Day is a volunteering day of action, where companies can send staff members out to...

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Mid and East Antrim Biodiversity Action Plan launch
13 March 2015

Children at the LBAP launch at Silverstream Primary School

The launch of the Mid and East Antrim Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP) was held in the grounds of Silverstream Primary School, Greenisland, on Tuesday 3rd March 2015. Guests included members of Carrickfergus Council,...

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Budget threatens to tear heart out of Environment
29 January 2015

Children learning about the environment

The 2015–16 Budget threatens to tear the heart out of the Northern Ireland Environment.

The Northern Ireland Executive has now agreed a budget for 2015-16, after much argument and controversy. The final...

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Natural Heritage Skills Training Project underway
29 January 2015

A butterfly on a flower with people nearby

TCV's new Natural Heritage Skills Training Project started in January.

Three years of funding from The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF...

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