Organic Gardening for Beginners

Organic GardeningIn the finest tradition of previous CCG events we had clear blue skies and sunshine for the event which attracted 14 local residents to Conservation Volunteers (CVNI) Organic Community Allotment in Carrickfergus. CVNI have been running this allotment for approximately one year in partnership with two Carrickfergus based community groups.

Local Volunteers Take Part in Community Garden Makeover

Garden MakeoverA walled garden at the Victoria Day Centre has received a makeover that TV’s ‘60 minute’ team would be proud of.

And it is all thanks to a combined effort by a host of local community groups.

Stakeholder Forum February 2010

Stakeholder Forum

The latest CCG Stakeholder Forum was held at Connswater Community Centre on Friday 5th February with approximately 53 people in attendance. 

An update on the project was given by Sean Brannigan, Community Engagement Officer, in which issues such as land assembly, design and ongoing community engagement activities were discussed.

Charity Santa Cycle

Santa Cycle


Over 100 Santas were getting in shape for the big Christmas Eve event, by cycling along part of the Connswater Community Greenway and the Comber Greenway on Sunday.

National Tree Planting Week reaches East Belfast

Tree Planting

The Connswater Community Greenway, Belfast City Council and Conservation Volunteers NI teamed up with local residents and volunteers to plant a stand of native trees in Dixon Playing Fields as part of National Tree week.