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Community Places Free Planning Advice

Wednesday 2nd May
Community Places, 2 Downshire Place, Belfast BT2 7JQ
Free

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Dry Stone Walling

Sunday 6th May
Mourne Mountains
Free

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Belfast Roadshow on Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday 8th May
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, 3 Cromac Quay, Ormeau Gasworks, Belfast BT7 2JD
Free

Sustainable NI Carbon Management Training

Wednesday 9th May
Parliament Buildings, Belfast
See above

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An Evening Walk in Spring

Saturday 12th May
Belfast Area
Free

Guided bluebell walk at Prehen Wood

Sunday 13th May
Prehen Wood, Derry~Londonderry
Free

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Bluebell Stroll with the Ranger

Saturday 19th May
Murlough NNR
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Glenoe Geology Walk

Saturday 19th May
Glenoe Waterfall
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co Armagh – Historic Garden Restoration

Sunday 20th May
Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co–Armagh
Free

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Carbon Management Course

Wednesday 23rd May
Inspire Business Park, Newtownards
£225 (No VAT to pay)

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Country Fair

Sunday 27th May
Florence Court
Normal Admission Members Free

Jazz in the Garden at Mount Stewart

Sunday 27th May
Mount Stewart
Normal Admission Members Free

Cruise the Lough

Monday 28th May
Crom
Adult £4, Child £2

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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…