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National recognition for Queen’s University’s public health research on the Connswater Community Greenway

Research carried out on the Connswater Community Greenway by Queen’s University will feature in an exciting new online programme, ‘Improve and Protect.’ The programme will explore some of the UK’s major public health challenges and the work being carried out to address these issues by various organisations including the UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health Northern Ireland, based at Queen’s University.
 
‘Improve and Protect’ provides a unique platform to raise awareness and debate around some of the threats to the public’s health and will highlight the ne

Construction of the Connswater Community Greenway continues across most work fronts...

The Connswater Community Greenway makes consistent progress across most works fronts in east Belfast.

In section D5, Sydenham Bypass to Mersey Street our contractor, Farrans Construction have finished piling works on both sides of the Connswater River and have begun the installation of a reinforced flood wall.


(Installation of the reinforced flood wall at section D5, Mersey Street to Sydenham Bypass)

Big Lottery Fund Board visit the Connswater Community Greenway

Last week, the Big Lottery Fund’s UK Board and senior management team were in Belfast to see the impact of Big Lottery Fund investment in communities across Belfast. During their time here they visited the Connswater Community Greenway to see how things are shaping up.  


(The Big Lottery Fund's UK Board standing on what will become the C.S. Lewis Civic Square)

Step into The Wardrobe and enter the world of Narnia with this year's C.S. Lewis Festival

The EastSide of the City is getting ready to celebrate the life and works of one of its literary greats all over again with the launch of the third C.S. Lewis Festival.  
 
The Festival will not only showcase Lewis’ diverse works and legacy but his strong connections to his childhood home of east Belfast. Through a series of events and activities including talks, film, theatre, arts, crafts, readings, music, workshops, exhibitions, tours and literature - everyone is invited to open the wardrobe door into the world of C.S.

Hard Hat Tour of our new sections

On Thursday 15th October we went on a Connswater Community Greenway Hard Hat Bus Tour to see the developments of the new sections of the Connswater Community Greenway.