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The Ring of Gullion secures almost £1m HLF investment towards a Landscape Partnership

Posted on: 23rd August 2014

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) today announced it has awarded a grant of £980,000 to Newry and Mourne District Council to protect one of Northern Ireland’s last great wildernesses – the Ring of Gullion in south Armagh. Match funding has already been secured from Northern Ireland Environment Agency and Newry and Mourne District Council.

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Green Flag’s Galore in Northern Ireland

Posted on: 30th July 2014

Stormont Estate provides the perfect backdrop today as 35 parks and green spaces receive awards for exceeding tough environmental standards for green space management and visitor facilities. Environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, in association with Heyn Waste Solutions, proudly announced the parks and green spaces that have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award, which is the mark of quality green space in Northern Ireland.

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Next couple of weeks packed with events and activities

Posted on: 18th June 2014

This Saturday, 21st June, sees the start of National Insect Week http://nationalinsectweek.co.uk/ and there are masses of events across the country which will bring people together to celebrate bugs. The Antrim area is particularly well served with loads going on and topics include Bees, Ladybirds and even Rhinoceros! (beetles). Do check out the events page and even if you can’t get to something, the website is packed with great ideas for how you can get into insects more.

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Newry and Mourne Mayor gets up close and personal with Slieve Gullion Red Squirrels

Posted on: 17th June 2014

Through the NGO Challenge Fund, the Ring of Gullion and Cooley Red Squirrel Group and the Clanrye Group have successfully created a Red Squirrel Safari trail in Slieve Gullion Forest Park. The safari was officially opened by the Mayor of Newry and Mourne District Council Dáire Hughes and the Red Squirrel Group on the 13th June.

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