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    Wildflower Walk

    Saturday 27th June
    RSPB Portmore Lough 1 Georges Island Road Aghalee BT67 0DW
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    Management of Extreme Events in Lakes and Catchments

    Tuesday 30th June
    Muirhevna Building, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd., Dundalk, Ireland
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    NI law change to promote e–bikes 5 February 2020

    Stormont minister Mallon in legal push to encourage e–bike users (via Belfast Telegraph)

       
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    By Claire Williamson

    Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has confirmed she will bring forward legislation to encourage the use of electric bikes.

    A law dating back to 1955 means that e–bikes in Northern Ireland are considered mopeds, and riders require a licence and insurance.

    Those caught using them without the proper licence or insurance face being hit with six penalty points or a fine of up to £1,000. In the rest of the UK anyone over 14 can ride one without a licence, tax or insurance.

    Read more via Belfast Telegraph