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LOUGH NEAGH PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES HISTORIC LAND LEASE TRANSFER

LOUGH NEAGH PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES HISTORIC LAND LEASE TRANSFER

It was a case of going to the top of the class for Lough Neagh Partnership as they met with representatives of the Department of Education to celebrate the signing of the transfer of the Derrytresk and Derryloughan School Lands lease. The land had originally been owned by the Royal School Dungannon and the lease goes right back […]

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LOUGH NEAGH PARTNERSHIP STIMULATES LOCAL FARMING ECONOMY

LOUGH NEAGH PARTNERSHIP STIMULATES LOCAL FARMING ECONOMY

The Lough Neagh Partnership, a stakeholder body overseeing the management of the Lough, is celebrating five years of working with farmers in the southern shores of Lough Neagh through the Environmental Farm Group Scheme having awarded almost £17,000 to each farm. The successful scheme aims to encourage farmers to carry out more environmentally friendly farming practices on […]

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CRYSTAL CLEAR FUTURE FOR GLASS CUTTING IN COALISLAND

CRYSTAL CLEAR FUTURE FOR GLASS CUTTING IN COALISLAND

An exciting project in Coalisland is introducing glass cutting skills to a whole new generation of craftspeople. As lockdown ended, Tyrone Crafted Glass, a community based glassworks, fitted out and opened a new work space and display area in the Coalisland Enterprise Centre, Dungannon Road.  The local glassworks are now offering one-to-one training in glass […]

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Minister Poots meets the farming team helping to protect Lough Neagh

Minister Poots meets the farming team helping to protect Lough Neagh

Around 140 farmers have joined forces to protect their local watercourses, grasslands and biodiversity after receiving funding from the Environmental Farming Scheme. The Environment Minister Edwin Poots met with the Lough Neagh Partnership (LNP) which supports the Group Project, to hear how they’ve made use of his Department’s Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS), which has paid […]

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