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Pupils get hooked on releasing baby salmon

Schoolchildren from Co Antrim have been wading in with fish tales as part of a Belfast Hills Partnership salmon release initiative.   The Salmon in the Classroom project has involved a group of P2s, P6s and P7s from Mallusk Primary and P4s and P5s from Parkgate Primary growing and then releasing a clutch of salmon fry.   It is part of a rivers awareness project run by us at the […]

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Heritage quilt shows beauty of last rural community in Belfast

A fascinating tapestry of living, working and playing in the Belfast Hills made by the last rural community in Belfast has been created after two years of hard work. Women from Hannahstown Community Association near St Joseph’s church that looks out over ¬†west Belfast have embroidered, sewn, illustrated designed and stitched for many months to create a unique labour of love that pays homage to their area. Divis and Black […]

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Belfast Hills Recreation Guide

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Belfast Hills Newsletters

Browse newsletter publications over the years.

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How to spot Japanese knotweed

It’s summer and everything in the garden is growing – but so is Japanese knotweed. Read on for: What it looks like? What do I do about removing it?

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Imogen is ‘champion wonder horse’

A Suffolk Punch horse named Imogen who works in the Belfast Hills has become a ‘mane’ attraction after winning the British Horse Logging Championships.

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Spotlight on antiquity at Carnmoney Hill

The Belfast Hills Partnership is gathering a host of archaeologists, historians, schools and community groups as the spotlight falls on the antiquity of Carnmoney Hill this spring.

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Old Dunanney farm on Carnmoney Hill

At the end of a laneway on the slopes of Carnmoney Hill, lies the remains of a homestead steeped in the history of the Belfast Hills, which will be the location of an archaeological dig in May.

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Townlands of the Belfast Hills

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