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Location: 50 Carn Road Castlederg Co Tyrone BT81 7UX
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: NO
Expected duration: 8 hours
Category: Spruce up
Council: Derry City and Strabane District Council
Group name: Garvagh Hall Youth Club
Description: General clean up of the grounds of Garvagh Hall. We aim to enhance the appearance of the hall by planting a hedge row, flower beds and trees. Also we would like to add picnic benches and bins to our grounds for the youth to avail of. We would like to add some bird tables to help educate the children about wildlife in our area.
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Location: Rasharkin
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: NO
Expected duration: 3 hours
Category: Green up
Council: Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
Group name: Radiation luncheon club
Description: I run a luncheon club for older people and at this time they are self isolating and very lonely I plan on getting plants and tubs which some of them who live near me in rural isolation can plant. On down the line hopefully these can be added to our community garden/space at our local community centre where the luncheon club takes place. This would give them a sense of purpose and hope. Also I would like to get sunshine as they provide healing sound. This project is about bringing hope and joy, and the sense of continuity through growing and gardening.
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Location: Broughshane
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: Houston's Mill, 10 Buckna Road, Broughshane BT42 4NJ
Expected duration: 1 hour
Category: Green up
Council: Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Group name: Sensory Kids
Description: We want to address the need in our community for a sensory garden for our community and further afield to visit. This new project will included local primary schools, elderly adults of Mill Brae Fold, teenagers, unemployed, those who have a disability, dementia, Autism, sensory needs and mobility issues; this has been requested by our community who have on average 600 persons who fit this category. We have 150 families registered on our books and during our last survey complete in 2019, 130 of those families requested a sensory wellness garden in their area. Parent of children who use these organisations such as RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind, Northern Trust), Sense NI, Guide Dogs for the Blind and Adult Day Care facilities stipulated an interest in a sensory garden. We estimate it will take us 10 months to get the garden ready and will run for the forcible future with the help of volunteers from the community. To help people, schools and the community know our garden is open we will be relying on word of mouth, Schools Newsletters, and local community notice boards, shops putting up posters, facebook and newspapers. We aim to learn from making our garden by taking advice from specialists, our own committee and those on committees we will be setting up to help us understand what is needs for short term and long term needs for example: a school committee, fold committee, community committee ect. Therefore we will bring our knowledge and intergenerational understanding of a particular part of the project together by working together as a team which will help everyone learn and pass on skills for the future and shape future projects we will undertake. By providing a sensory wellness garden there will be an improvement in the physical fitness, health, mood and cognition. For those who are hyper-reactive to stimuli the sensory garden will provide a relaxing environment, and for those who tend to be under-reactive to stimuli the sensory garden is a great way to stimulate the senses. A sensory garden will create an opportunity for children to experience sights, textures, tastes and sounds they may otherwise not be exposed to, such as bird, butterfly’s, smells from flowers, rock, moist dirt, tiny seeds and large shading trees. This type of sensory stimulation is critical to healthy wellness and brain development. For families who do not suffer from a disability a sensory garden is beneficial in that it that allows them to explore and learn about their senses and nature and understand the needs of children/adults with a disability.
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Location: small piece of grass beside Lisbane Play Pa
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: LLCA 16-18 Lisbarnett Road Lisbane BT23 6AW 028 97542567
Expected duration: 8 hours
Category: Green up
Council: Ards and North Down Borough Council
Group name: Lisbarnett and Lisbane Community Association
Description: Enhancing the current only community green area to allow better use by all of the community and a place to walk off the public road. Enhancing civic pride and encouraging inter-generational participation.
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Location: Carryduff Play Care Centre
Start time: 14:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: Carryduff Play Care Centre 20a Church Rd Carryduff Belfast BT8 8DT
Expected duration: 2 hours
Category: Spruce up
Council: Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council
Group name: Carryduff Play Care Centre
Description: Celebration of planting.
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Location: Rasharkin
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: NO
Expected duration: 3 hours
Category: Green up
Council: Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
Group name: Radiation luncheon club
Description: I run a luncheon club for older people and at this time they are self isolating and very lonely I plan on getting plants and tubs which some of them who live near me in rural isolation can plant. On down the line hopefully these can be added to our community garden/space at our local community centre where the luncheon club takes place. This would give them a sense of purpose and hope. Also I would like to get sunshine as they provide healing sound. This project is about bringing hope and joy, and the sense of continuity through growing and gardening.
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Location: St Michael's GAA grounds 2 Dundalk rd Newto
Start time: 11:13
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: Call 07740378714 for further information
Expected duration: 2 hours
Category: Spruce up
Council: Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
Group name: New Town Together
Description: Spruce up of the grounds of St Michael's GAA Newtownhamilton and the grounds surrounding New Town Together Mens Shed.
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Location: Carryduff Play Care Centre
Start time: 14:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: Carryduff Play Care Centre 20a Church Rd Carryduff Belfast BT8 8DT
Expected duration: 2 hours
Category: Spruce up
Council: Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council
Group name: Carryduff Play Care Centre
Description: Celebration of planting.
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Location: 50 Carn Road Castlederg Co Tyrone BT81 7UX
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: NO
Expected duration: 8 hours
Category: Spruce up
Council: Derry City and Strabane District Council
Group name: Garvagh Hall Youth Club
Description: General clean up of the grounds of Garvagh Hall. We aim to enhance the appearance of the hall by planting a hedge row, flower beds and trees. Also we would like to add picnic benches and bins to our grounds for the youth to avail of. We would like to add some bird tables to help educate the children about wildlife in our area.
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Location: PORTAFERRY & STRANGFORD LOUGH
Start time: 11:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: CONTACT Portaferry Sailing Club email portaferrysc@gmail.com Moira Ritchie VENUE(S) Portaferry Town Various - Marina, Beach, Land activities, Public places around town, Parklands @ Exploris, Sailing Club, Streets, nature walk areas TRAVEL DETAILS Travel park and ride Public Bus Boats Car Walk
Expected duration: 8 hours
Category: Green up
Council: Ards and North Down Borough Council
Group name: Portaferry Sailing Club
Description: this is a 5 day Festival (starting 9th July 20) situated on one of Ireland's most beautiful areas of natural outstanding beauty both land and sea The festival targets various demographics for both community and visitors by land and sea incorporating sailing, music, community activities, arts, demonstrations, displays, information point centre, This festival gives us a Platform to become a greener festival and educate community, visitors, and sailors by distribution of information on, give free seeds plants, demonstrations, provide correct refuse and disposal bins, litter pickers, etc. raises awareness in a fun filled safe environment. Nature walks, beach cleans, art and photography projects addressing a cleaner healthier and greener festival and long term environmental education and impact after festival is over. The use of biogradable and recyclable products ie cups, cultery etc. event apps websites reduce paper waste in printing, transport park and ride reduce carbon footprint. The festival looks at food foraging, fishing, cooking, beach cleans, recycling art projects, citizen sea and queens marine biology educational open day and lots lots more. *in the current climate of coronavirus 19 we are unsure if festival will happen inJuly and high possibility of being put back to later in year but we feel after this community will need a good structured event/programmes to engage with family and friends and this is ideal opportunity to promote a greener environment
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Location: Broughshane
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: Houston's Mill, 10 Buckna Road, Broughshane BT42 4NJ
Expected duration: 1 hour
Category: Green up
Council: Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Group name: Sensory Kids
Description: We want to address the need in our community for a sensory garden for our community and further afield to visit. This new project will included local primary schools, elderly adults of Mill Brae Fold, teenagers, unemployed, those who have a disability, dementia, Autism, sensory needs and mobility issues; this has been requested by our community who have on average 600 persons who fit this category. We have 150 families registered on our books and during our last survey complete in 2019, 130 of those families requested a sensory wellness garden in their area. Parent of children who use these organisations such as RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind, Northern Trust), Sense NI, Guide Dogs for the Blind and Adult Day Care facilities stipulated an interest in a sensory garden. We estimate it will take us 10 months to get the garden ready and will run for the forcible future with the help of volunteers from the community. To help people, schools and the community know our garden is open we will be relying on word of mouth, Schools Newsletters, and local community notice boards, shops putting up posters, facebook and newspapers. We aim to learn from making our garden by taking advice from specialists, our own committee and those on committees we will be setting up to help us understand what is needs for short term and long term needs for example: a school committee, fold committee, community committee ect. Therefore we will bring our knowledge and intergenerational understanding of a particular part of the project together by working together as a team which will help everyone learn and pass on skills for the future and shape future projects we will undertake. By providing a sensory wellness garden there will be an improvement in the physical fitness, health, mood and cognition. For those who are hyper-reactive to stimuli the sensory garden will provide a relaxing environment, and for those who tend to be under-reactive to stimuli the sensory garden is a great way to stimulate the senses. A sensory garden will create an opportunity for children to experience sights, textures, tastes and sounds they may otherwise not be exposed to, such as bird, butterfly’s, smells from flowers, rock, moist dirt, tiny seeds and large shading trees. This type of sensory stimulation is critical to healthy wellness and brain development. For families who do not suffer from a disability a sensory garden is beneficial in that it that allows them to explore and learn about their senses and nature and understand the needs of children/adults with a disability.
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Location: Carrickfergus town centre
Start time: 11:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: Carrick town centre 1 Mile walk around the town translation castle and church
Expected duration: 2 hours
Category: Green up
Council: Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Group name: Love carrick
Description: We are hoping to plant all 100 verify’s of roses in our town
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Location: Old warrenpoint road
Start time: 12:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: Ballinacraig community association. Old warrenpoint road.
Expected duration: 8 hours
Category: Green up
Council: Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
Group name: Ballinacraig community association
Description: We would like to add lots of beautiful flower pots and hanging baskets right along our road. At the start of every estate. Each estate will take part in planting and taking care of the flowers.
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Location: small piece of grass beside Lisbane Play Pa
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: LLCA 16-18 Lisbarnett Road Lisbane BT23 6AW 028 97542567
Expected duration: 8 hours
Category: Green up
Council: Ards and North Down Borough Council
Group name: Lisbarnett and Lisbane Community Association
Description: Enhancing the current only community green area to allow better use by all of the community and a place to walk off the public road. Enhancing civic pride and encouraging inter-generational participation.
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Location: Ballyholme Yacht Club
Start time: 8:00
Open to the public: YES
Contact/venue/travel details: Ballyholme Yacht Club. All divers must be qualified to Ocean Diver standard in accordance with BSAC regulations to dive. No qualifications are needed for those supporting on the coastline.
Expected duration: 3 hours
Category: Clean up
Council: Ards and North Down Borough Council
Group name: Ballyholme Dive Team
Description: Ballyholme Dive Team will dive En-masse to clean the sea bed in the Ballyholme Bay Area, followed routinely by multiple other dives to offer a continued clean up
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Location: Crawfordsburn Country Park
Start time: 10:00
Open to the public: NO
Expected duration: 1 hour
Category: Clean up
Council: Ards and North Down Borough Council
Group name: Jenni Murray
Description: Work volunteering event which is part of a staff away day
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