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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.

Public want to go the Marshwiggle Way after naming major new pathway as part of Connswater Community Greenway

Earlier this year the EastSide Partnership, in association with Belfast City Council, launched a campaign to name three bridges and a major new pathway as part of the Connswater Community Greenway. The public put forward their suggestions and a panel of judges then selected the top 2 under each category which went out to public vote last month. 

Names announced for public vote for critical links along the Connswater Community Greenway

Last month the Connswater Community Greenway in partnership with Belfast City Council gave the public the opportunity to officially name major links along the Greenway including three bridges within Greenville Park and Orangefield Park, and a major new pathway that extends from Orangefield Park to Braniel.  

The judges met and  are now asking the public to vote for their favourite from the following names: