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Snowdrop Strolls

Thursday 1st February
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

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Snowdrop Walks

Saturday 3rd February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission Members Free

Snowdrop Walks

Saturday 3rd February
The Argory, Moy
Normal Admission Members Free

Path Edging and Bird Count

Saturday 3rd February
Comber Greenway
Free

Pond Improvement

Sunday 4th February
Rea’s Wood Antrim
Free

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Rethinking Engagement – A Dialogue Approach

Wednesday 7th February
Holywell Diversecity Community Partnership Building, 10–12 Bishop St, Derry

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NI Science Festival 2018

Thursday 15th February
Various, see website for details
See website for details

Brexit, Climate and Energy Policy

Thursday 15th February
Arthur Cox, Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Free

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Nest Fest

Saturday 17th February
Springhill, Moneymore
Normal Admission, Members Free

Woodland walk at Breen Forest on Glenshesk Road

Saturday 17th February
Breen Forest on Glenshesk Road
Free

Scrub Clearance

Sunday 18th February
Slievenacloy Nature Reserve, Belfast Hills
Free

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Priorities for Transport Infrastructure in Northern Ireland

Tuesday 20th February
Radisson Blu Hotel, The Gasworks, 3 Cromac P lace, Ormeau Road, Belfast
See website for details

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Shifting Shores Wave 2 seminar

Thursday 22nd February
Olympic Suite, Titanic Belfast

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Grassroots Social Event in Belfast

Saturday 24th February
TBC
Free

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Call for “everyday cycling” 1 September 2016

Olympians call for ‘everyday cycling’ investment in UK (via BBC News)

 

Cycling

 

Some of Britain’s top cyclists have written to Prime Minister Theresa May calling for the government to create “a legacy of everyday cycling”.

The group of Olympians – including gold medallists Jason Kenny and Laura Trott – said encouraging more people to use bikes instead of cars would be “the best way” to honour their success.

They called on the PM to address “chronic underfunding” in cycling.

The Department for Transport said investment had tripled since 2010.

Team GB enjoyed a record–breaking Olympics and topped the cycling medal table at Rio 2016 for the third games in a row.

Downing Street has since implied there would be “no limit” to the number of honours given to Olympic heroes.

But signatories to the letter – including Mark Cavendish, Joanna Rowsell Shand, Becky James and Sir Chris Hoy – said the best way to mark their achievements would be to invest in cycling.

A “lack of leadership” has kept cycling as a mode of transport “in the slow lane”, they said.

Read more via BBC News…