CCG Cycle Proficiency Training

Cycle Proficiency

Connswater Community Greenway arranged for Sustrans to visit two community centres in East Belfast to deliver National Standard Cycle Training to local children. The purpose of the training was to enable local children to cycle safely and to encourage them to get on their bikes with the aim of increasing usage of the Connswater Community Greenway once complete. 

The training was split into two parts:

Going Wild on the Connswater Community Greenway

Going Wild

East Belfast young people have been spreading the news of the Connswater Community Greenway, in a wet and wild way. 

US Consul General Visits Greenway

US Consul General Visits Greenway

The new United States Consul General for Belfast, Kevin Roland, visited the CCG project office as part of his tour of East Belfast. Cllr Dawn Purvis MLA hosted Mr Roland’s visit to east Belfast where she highlighted issues of concern in the area as well as areas where improvement is needed. The tour also included visiting projects which were working to improve the conditions of the area and the people.  

CCG Staff Visit the Medlock Valley

CCG Staff visit the Medlock Valley

The CCG staff team visited the Medlock Valley Project in Manchester. This project was the winner of the ‘Area Based Partnership’ award at the BURA Waterways Renaissance Awards. 

Greenway Reaches Nashville

Greenway Reaches Nashville East Belfast Partnership’s Connswater Community Greenway project continues to attract interest from across the Atlantic. Following visits from distinguished environmental campaigner Majora Carter and guests from the US Consulate and Department of State in recent months, Dr Robert Bogen from Nashville Tennessee called in to their office at 274 Newtownards Road to find out more about the project.