Stakeholder Forum October 2009

Oct 2009 Stakeholder Forum

The latest CCG Stakeholder Forum was held at Walkway Community Centre on Friday 5th October with approximately 55 people in attendance. 

An update on the project was given by Wendy Langham, Programme Manager, in which issues such as land assembly, the integration of flood alleviation works, route changes and alternatives to a weir were discussed.

UK MaB Urban Forum Visits CCG

Urban Forum

The UK Man and the Biosphere (MaB) Urban Forum members visited the Connswater Community Greenway recently. The forum specialises in the environment and nature conservation in urban areas. 

Greenway to Greenway Pedalling Picnic

Greenway to Greenway Pedalling Picnic East Belfast Partnership's Connswater Community Greenway project held their first ever Pedalling Picnic on Friday 28th August, cycling from Victoria Park on the proposed Connswater Community Greenway route to Billy Neill Stadium along the Comber Greenway route.

Local Community Centre Hosts Greenway Meeting

Local Community Centre hosts Greenway Meeting

Bloomfield Community Centre hosted a public meeting for local residents to hear more about proposals for the £40m Connswater Community Greenway and how it would impact on their area.

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: