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Coppicing Small Trees

Sunday 8th April
Knockbracken Allotments, South Belfast
Free

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Integrated Water Management and Sustainable Drainage

Wednesday 11th April
QUB, Medical Biology Centre, Lecture Room 2, Ground Floor, Lisburn Road, Belfast
Free

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Our Earth, Our Future: to mine or to mind?

Saturday 14th April
Greenvale Hotel & Restaurant, 57 Drum Road, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone
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Path Maintenance

Sunday 22nd April
Bog Meadows Nature Reserve Belfast
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Making Mitigation Work

Thursday 26th April
Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin
£45 – £160

LIFE Information Day – Dublin

Friday 27th April
Dublin
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Historic cottages to be restored 7 June 2017

A row of listed cottages, which are some of the oldest buildings in Belfast, are to be saved from ruin (via BBC News)


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Six of the Rosetta Cottages in south Belfast have fallen into disrepair.

They were built in the early 1800s and housed saddlers who plied their trade to passing travellers.

Now a housing association is to restore them, turning them into two homes, but retaining their façade and unique features.

The Hearth Heritage division of Clanmill Housing Group is in charge of the project at the junction of the Ravenhill and Ormeau Roads.

Siobhan Brown said Northern Ireland did not have too many heritage buildings and it was important to hold on to them.

“These are iconic buildings for this area and they add to its character so it’s vital that they’re kept,” she said.

The plan is to maintain as much of the original fabric of the building as possible and reinstating original features including doors and windows.

Read more via BBC News…