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May 2018 right left

 
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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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EU RDP: £623m funding approved 26 August 2015

The European Commission has approved the Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014–2020 for Northern Ireland, enabling up to £623m of funding to become available in the sector

 

BBC

 

Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has welcomed the news.

She said it would help improve farming businesses, protect the environment and support rural development projects.

Ms O’Neill said it was especially important when all sectors of the industry were experiencing difficulty.

“This is very positive news, not just for our rural communities, but for everyone in the north of Ireland,” she added.

“The new Rural Development Programme will provide opportunities for our rural communities and farmers alike.

“I’m confident that every single penny allocated as part of this programme will go towards creating rural jobs, developing our rural infrastructure and investing in the future sustainability of the farming industry.

Competitiveness

“The programme will also provide fantastic cross–border initiatives focusing on tourism and further integrating border communities.”

In July 2014, Executive approval was granted for the Rural Development Programme containing support worth up to £623m.

Read more via BBC News…