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Water Way To Go With Ballywalter Community Group

NI Water has recently recruited members of Ballywalter Community Group to help save water in their day-to-day lives, as well as in the ongoing battle to keep the ‘Dirty Dozen’ out of our sewers! The ‘Dirty Dozen’ are the twelve most common inappropriate items the public flush and dump down…

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Grey Squirrels Need To Be Controlled Says Shannon

Strangford MP Jim Shannon has called for local farmers to join together with the Ulster Farmers Union and BASC to control the scourge of Grey Squirrels in Northern Ireland. He said: “The grey squirrels directly impact upon the indigenous Red Squirrel and carry a pox that transfer from Grey to…

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Shannon Commends Yellow Hammer Farmland Bird Project

JIM Shannon, DUP MP for Strangford, speaking at the Farmland Bird Population debate at Westminster, commended the excellent three Yellow Hammer Song Bird projects in his constituency of Strangford. Mr Shannon said: “The Yellow Hammer Bird initiative at Lord Dunleath’s Ballywalter Estate, Calverts at the Ballybryan Road, Greyabbey and Martin…

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Visit The Information Weekend On Community Boatbuilding And Coastal Rowing

FIND out more about coastal rowing and how to get involved in it in Strangford Lough and along the Lecale coastline when Troon Rowing Club from Scotland bring their St Ayle’s Skiff on tour from Scotland later this month. Gilian Armstrong, project co-ordinator with the Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership,…

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McCausland Praises Success of Ballywalter Eden Village Project

SOCIAL Development Minister Nelson McCausland has praised the work of the Belfast based FASA (Forum Against Substance Abuse/Suicide Awareness.) The Minister, speaking after a visit to this unique regeneration project in the North Down village of Ballywalter, said: “This project will contribute to the reduction of anti-social activities and help alleviate…

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