Environment

Environment

Council consultation sessions on Mountsandel

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council are currently carrying out work to assess potential development opportunities at Mountsandel Wood, Coleraine, along with the lands in the immediate vicinity on both sides of the River Bann.

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Wood pellets

RHI list: Officials withhold 48 claimants’ names

Although the vast majority of the names of non-domestic RHI claimants have been released, details of some major claimants have been withheld – with little explanation as to the reasons for each decision.

Environment
Wood pellets

IN FULL: Non-domestic RHI claimant list

The Department for the Economy has today published the full list of individuals and companies who have received more than £5,000 under the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

Business
Pupils in community clean up

Pupils in community clean up

Pupils from four local primary schools in the Derry~Londonderry area swapped their books for bin bags recently, taking part in a community clean up as part of the Housing Executive’s Junior Warden Project.

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Barn owl (c) Margaret Holland

Volunteers needed to transform the fortunes of barn owls

Wildlife lovers are being urged to help safeguard one of Northern Ireland’s most endangered birds, by getting involved in Ulster Wildlife’s annual survey of barn owls this summer.

Environment
New Sustainable Village of Year awards launched

New Sustainable Village of Year awards launched

The ‘Sustainable Village of the Year’ award has been launched as part of the Housing Executive’s Rural Community Awards.

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WILD FLOWERS. . . .Pupils from St. Aidan�"s PS, Magilligan pictured on Thursday ��planting wild flower seedlings�" at the school. The seedlings were supplied by Grow Wild NI and HM Prison, Magilligan, in a joint effort to provide active and meaningful work for inmates whilst also doing something positive in communities throughout Northern Ireland. Included front from left, pupils Erin Mitchelson, Cassie Deeney, Charlie McDevitt and Matthew Ferris. At back from left are Mr. Tony Glendenning, teacher, Ms. Stephanie Baine, manager, Grow Wild NI, and Ms. Lisa Wilson, Principal, St. Aidan�"s PS.

Magilligan prisoners free wild flower seedlings for communities

Hundreds of thousands of wild flower seedlings are being planted across Northern Ireland thanks to the efforts of prisoners from HMP Magilligan.

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Driest April in 35 years; dullest in 20 years

Driest April in 35 years; dullest in 20 years

The Armagh Observatory has reported that April 2017 was much drier than average, and slightly warmer and much duller.

Offbeat
Plain sailing for Culmore

Plain sailing for Culmore

Clergy and parishioners of Christ Church, Culmore, Muff and Saint Peter’s (CCCMSP) have completed a 10-day-long cross-community project to build a fully functioning ancient Irish currach, under the expert guidance of master boat-builder Donal Mac Polin from the Traditional Boats of Ireland co-operative.

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Enagh Youth Forum with Live Here Love Here team, Derry City and Strabane District Council and Mayor Hilary McClintock

Big Spring Clean effort from Enagh Youth Forum

Enagh Youth Forum have ‘cleaned up’ when it comes to caring for their environment.

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Could you be a part of a LAG (Local Action Group)?

Could you be a part of a LAG (Local Action Group)?

Causeway Coast and Glens Local Action Group (LAG) are now seeking to recruit new members to the Wider LAG.

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SLIDESHOW - Community conference a great success

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s first ever Community Centres Conference has been hailed as a resounding success.

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Breaking news

Body recovered from River Foyle

Foyle Search and Rescue have confirmed that a body has been recovered from the River Foyle.

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Fancy a ramble this April?

Are you up for the Causeway Coast Challenge Walk 2017?

The annual Causeway Coast Challenge Walk for 2017 is set to run again this year on Sunday, April 30.

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SLIDESHOW: Causeway Coast & Glens Council welcomes Fairtrade visitor

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council marked Fairtrade Fortnight with a visit from a Nicaraguan chocolate factory worker.

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Former factory worker Ruby Jordan (90) has suggested moving the planned Factory Girls sculpture to Carlisle Circus.

Ruby recalls ‘happy days’ of the Londonderry factory workers

Former factory worker Ruby Jordan recently called for the long-awaited Factory Girls Sculpture to be situated within the once bustling industrial heartland of Londonderry at Carlisle Circus.

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City of Derry Airport.

BMI to take on City of Derry to London route

The Secretary of State James Brokenshire has revealed that BMI Regional will take over the Londonderry to Stansted route following the government’s pledge of £3.8m.

Business
The judicial review is examining potential disturbance to wildlife on Lough Beg

A6 road upgrade ‘like cutting away at Rembrandt painting’

Building a new £160 million road through landscape made famous by poet Seamus Heaney would be like cutting away at a Rembrandt painting, the High Court has heard.

Crime
£125,000 confiscation order imposed on man convicted of dump charges

£125,000 confiscation order imposed on man convicted of dump charges

A local man has been made the subject of a £125,000 confiscation order, under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, for illegal waste offences.

Crime
Beauty of Northern Ireland highlighted in exciting new campaign

Beauty of Northern Ireland highlighted in exciting new campaign

Tourism NI has launched an exciting new marketing campaign highlighting the beauty of Northern Ireland, featuring the the Causeway Coastal Route.

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