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Heritage Trail Glimpses into the Industrial Past of East Belfast

A new heritage trail, which will offer Belfast locals and visitors a glimpse into its great industrial past, was launched today, 4th October in east Belfast. The Connswater Industrial Heritage Trail, a collaboration between Connswater Community Greenway Trust and The Very Local History Group, is a self-guided trail highlighting the industries that once flourished along the banks of the east Belfast rivers.

Recruiting a Communications & Administration Assistant

We are currently recruiting a Communications and Administration Assistant to support the Connswater Community Greenway team with a particular focus on communication and administration.

 

Love Victoria Park - A Great Day out for all the Family!

On Saturday 13th August we celebrated another Love Victoria Park event on Connswater Community Greenway. 

Phase Two of the construction of the Connswater Community Greenway continues to make great progress across all sites including the Holywood Arches, Avoniel Park and Ladas Way…

Phase Two of the construction of the Connswater Community Greenway continues to make great progress across all sites.

At the Holywood Arches Library paving works are complete and the concrete has been poured in preparation for the aggregate path which will be poured in the next few weeks. At the C.S. Lewis Square up to 300 native trees continue to be cared for which includes them being top soiled and watered. Each tree gets watered for 30 minutes and in total it takes two days to water all of the trees planted in this section.

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.