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US Consul General Visits Greenway

US Consul General Visits Greenway

The new United States Consul General for Belfast, Kevin Roland, visited the CCG project office as part of his tour of East Belfast. Cllr Dawn Purvis MLA hosted Mr Roland’s visit to east Belfast where she highlighted issues of concern in the area as well as areas where improvement is needed. The tour also included visiting projects which were working to improve the conditions of the area and the people.  

CCG Staff Visit the Medlock Valley

CCG Staff visit the Medlock Valley

The CCG staff team visited the Medlock Valley Project in Manchester. This project was the winner of the ‘Area Based Partnership’ award at the BURA Waterways Renaissance Awards. 

Greenway Reaches Nashville

Greenway Reaches Nashville East Belfast Partnership’s Connswater Community Greenway project continues to attract interest from across the Atlantic. Following visits from distinguished environmental campaigner Majora Carter and guests from the US Consulate and Department of State in recent months, Dr Robert Bogen from Nashville Tennessee called in to their office at 274 Newtownards Road to find out more about the project.

CCG Primary School Competition

CCG Primary School Competition

Local school children recently entered a drawing competition organised by the Connswater Community Greenway project. Over 500 entries were received from the local primary schools with a winner and runner up selected from each of the participating schools.

Sustrans Visit the CCG

Sustrans Visit the CCG Sustrans Board of Directors visited the Connswater Community Greenway recently. They were taken on a short walk along part of the Greenway route where Sammy Douglas presented the Chair with a duck as a reminder of their visit to the Greenway.  

Wendy outlined the project and joined the Sustrans Board at a meeting to discuss the future of the Comber Greenway.