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Snowdrop Walks

Saturday 2nd February
The Argory Moy
Normal Admission

Woodland Management – Saintfield Estate

Sunday 3rd February
Saintfield Estate


Public Money for Public Goods – Benefits for farmers, rural communities and the environment

Thursday 7th February
Seamus Heaney Centre, 45 Main Street, Bellaghy BT45 8HT


Tackling Food Waste: Protecting the Environment and Helping Society

Wednesday 13th February
De Vere Holborn Bars, 138–142 Holborn, London
See website for details


Nest Fest

Saturday 16th February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission

Path & Hedge Maintenance

Sunday 17th February
Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast


CEDaR Recorders Days – Belfast

Wednesday 20th February
Ulster Museum, Belfast


Dry Stone Walling

Friday 22nd February
Drumnaph Nature Reserve
Free (lunch provided)

Evening Social Event in Belfast

Saturday 23rd February


Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme (CEVAS) Training (Therapeutic route)

Tuesday 26th February
Bradkeel Social Farm, Plumbridge, County Tyrone BT79 8BN 307
£240 inc VAT


Irish Conference 2019 Wading into Water: The Assessment and Management of our Aquatic Environment

Thursday 28th February
Radisson Blu, Athlone
CIEEM Member (Fellow, Full, Associate, Graduate) £125.00 CIEEM member (Qual or Retd) £75.00 CIEEM Student Member £30.00 Non Member Ticket £175.00 Student (not a CIEEM member) £50.00

BITC Charity Learning Network

Thursday 28th February
Arthur Cox, Victoria House, 15–17 Gloucester St, Belfast
£295 + VAT


Belfast LDP consultation events 18 September 2018

The Local Development Plan (LDP) guides investment in Belfast, setting out how the city should develop in the future


Belfast City Council are now working on the Plan Strategy part of the LDP which sets out an ambitious vision for Belfast as well as the objectives and strategic policies required to deliver that vision.

The public consultation on the Belfast Local Development Plan 2035 draft Plan Strategy has commenced and the draft Plan Strategy and supporting documents are now available for consideration at

You can also view these documents at our offices from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Offices are located at Cecil Ward Building, 4–10 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BP.

These documents will continue to be available until the consultation closes at 5pm on Thursday 15th November 2018.

Belfast City Council are also running the following events across the city where you can input in to the draft Strategy:


Skainos Centre
Tues 18th September
6pm – 8pm
City Hall
Thur 20th September
10am – 2pm
Olympia Leisure Centre
Tues 25th September
6pm – 8pm

You will be able to submit formal comments from Thursday 20th September 2018 until the consultation period closes at 5pm Thursday 15th November 2018.

Representations can be submitted through the consultation hub (accessible from 20th September from or by returning the LDP response form by post before 5pm on Thursday 15th November 2018. Any representations received after this time will not be considered.

If you have any queries on the Local Development Plan, you can contact the Belfast Planning Service on 028 9050 0510 or e–mail: 

Please click here to sign up to our Local Development plan mailing list to keep updated with progress and up and coming events