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.

New Study Will Assess CCG Impact on Health

QUB PARC StudyQueen’s University this week announced the £800,000 PARC (Physical Activity and Rejuvenation of Connswater) study. The study will involve researchers from the Centre of Excellence, based at QUB, charting the health effects the construction of the Connswater Community Greenway has on the local community in East Belfast.

NY Speaker Christine Quinn Visits the Greenway

Christine Quinn
Photograph by Avec Photo

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn visited Northern Ireland last week for a series of high-level political, business and community engagements.

The trip to Belfast included meetings with First and Deputy First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness and community leaders in East and West Belfast. 

Bulb Planting at Victoria Park

Bulb Planting

The Connswater Community Greenway and Conservation Volunteers NI (CVNI) were delighted to have local residents and volunteers help them plant bulbs in Victoria Park recently.

US Congress and US Consul General visit the CCG

US Consul General Visit
Photograph by Avec Photo

Members of Congress and the US Consul General to Belfast, Kamala Lakhdhir visited the Connswater Community Greenway office to learn more about the project as part of their two day trip to Belfast.