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HRH Prince Charles Visits Belfast

HRH Prince Charles Visits Belfast

Representatives from the Connswater Community Greenway had the pleasure of meeting His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales during his visit to Belfast City Hall to view the stunning results of the building`s £11m refurbishment.

Prince Charles was welcomed to Belfast by Lord Mayor, Councillor Naomi Long, alongside Dame Mary Peters and Chief Executive of Belfast City Council, Peter McNaney.

The Hollow Spring Clean

As part of Big Spring Clean Week, local residents, Bloomfield Community Association and Elim Pentecostal Church joined forces with Tidy NI, McDonalds and East Belfast Partnership to deliver the first annual Hollow Spring Clean on Friday 8th April.

Hollow Cleanup

Photograph by Avec Photo

Greenway Santa Cycle

Santa Cycle
Photograph by Avec Photo

The long awaited Greenway Santa Cycle took place on Sunday 20th March with no snow in sight! The cycle was postponed twice in December due to the weather conditions but it really was third time lucky for the 322 cyclists and 70 marshals who took part in the event to raise money and awareness for Bowel Cancer UK.

Stakeholder Forum February 2011

Stakeholder Forum
Photo by Avec Photo

The latest CCG Stakeholder Forum was held in Heyn Hall, St Mark’s Church on Friday 18th February and was one of the best attended forums to date.

Contract Awarded

The Connswater Community Greenway project took a major step forward on Wednesday as the contract to develop the CCG was awarded to joint venture SIAC (NI) Ltd and Galliford Try Infrastructure.

The works contract with an estimated value of up to £21m, will involve the construction of new bridges, riverside walkways and cycle paths, flood defences, public realm, park improvements and river enhancement works.