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Marsh-wiggle Way Opens!

A brand new section of the Connswater Community Greenway opened to the Public on Friday 27th May 2016.   Marsh-Wiggle Way is a new one kilometre cycle and pedestrian link connecting Orangefield Park and Clarawood to the Braniel. Following a recent public campaign, Marsh-wiggle Way was named after the fictional frog like humanoid marsh-dwellers found in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair, written by east Belfast Author C.S Lewis.

Marsh - wiggle Way Opening

The new Connswater Community Greenway section connecting Clarawood to Braniel opens on Friday 27th May 2016 from 1pm to 4pm. Walk the Marsh - wiggle Way with us and look out for arts, crafts, music, wigwams and more...

Construction of the Greenway continues to make great progress across all sites…

Phase Two of the construction of the Connswater Community Greenway continues to make good progress.  At the Holywood Arches Library and the C.S. Lewis Square, almost 300 trees have been planted to create a little bit of Narnia in east Belfast. Planting will reconvene at the next planting season in Autumn 2016. At the front of the library, the edging for the paving is being installed and expansion joints are now in place in preparation for concreting and paving works.

We are recruiting Greenway Leaders

Connswater Community Greenway is looking for friendly, fun and energetic people to carry out casual work to support the project;

  • Greenway Engagement Leader
  • Greenway Environmental Leader

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Construction of the Greenway continues with the bridge being installed in The Hollow and, great progress being made at various other sites...

Phase Two of the construction of the Connswater Community Greenway continues to be made with planting taking place across many sections, including the Holywood Arches Library and the C.S. Lewis Square.  Almost 300 trees will be planted in the C.S. Lewis Square to create a little bit of Narnia in east Belfast. Natural woodland glades of Oak, Brich and Pine are accompanied by spectacular year round displays from Cedar, Cherry, Maple and Magnolia amongst other species, to create a dramatic and inspiring community space.