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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Species Focus- Black Headed Gull- Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Species Focus- Black Headed Gull- Chroicocephalus ridibundus

The Black Headed Gull is a common sight throughout Northern Ireland. Like other gull species, it is an opportunistic feeder with a varied diet consisting of insects, plant matter and fish. It will also readily scavenge human scraps which accounts for its presence in urban areas and gardens. Although Black Headed Gulls are a familiar […]

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