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Call For Tenders

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015

The Drapers’ Towns Partnership Ltd invites tenders from competent and experienced individuals/organisation to develop and deliver training services in the delivery of a Tour Guiding Course for the Sperrins Gateway area. For more information and a copy of the tender documents please contact Sperrins Gateway ...

Real appetite for Foraging Event

Monday, 9 November, 2015

A bit of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the large numbers who turned out to the Plantin Park in Draperstown on Saturday for a Foraging Walk and Soda Bread Workshop event. Organised by Sperrins Gateway Landscape Partnership (SGLP), the hosts for the day were Mary and Dermot Hughes from Forage Ireland. ...

SGLP launches innovative Learning Packs for schools

Monday, 28 September, 2015

Sperrins Gateway Landscape Partnership (SGLP) has launched an exciting new phase of its popular ‘Salmon in the Classroom’ project that will see hundreds of primary school children from across Mid Ulster given the opportunity to take part in the innovative environmental education programme. The all-new, ...

Free Draperstown Geology & Heritage walk

Thursday, 10 September, 2015

Sperrins Gateway Landscape Partnership (SGLP) continues its FREE walks and talks with the ‘Set in Stone’ tour of Draperstown on Saturday, September 26. Led by geologist and writer William Lynn, the free event starts at 11am at Draperstown Library and will last around 90 minutes. The interesting and ...

Free Lough Fea Red Grouse talk

Tuesday, 25 August, 2015

Sperrins Gateway Landscape Partnership (SGLP) has organised a FREE talk on the fascinating Red Grouse habitat restoration project at Lough Fea. Led by Ian Glendinning from Megargy & District Game & Conservation Society, the talk will take place at the revitalised habitat close to the Slaght Road car park at Lough ...

Step back in time at Moneymore walking event

Friday, 14 August, 2015

The history, heritage and geology of Moneymore will be the focus of a FREE guided walk event on Friday, August 21. Organised and facilitated by Sperrins Gateway Landscape Partnership (SGLP), the walk will be led by Geologist and writer William Lynn and will start at 2.30pm from the Manor House building. The 90 ...

Salmon Certificates Presented to Pupils

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015

Pupils at four south Derry primary schools have been recognised for their enthusiasm and participation in an exciting environmental and educational programme. The ‘Salmon in the Classroom’ project was facilitated by the Sperrins Gateway Landscape Partnership (SGLP) and brought 50 children from Kilross ...

Sperrins Geology and Heritage celebrated in new publications

Friday, 3 July, 2015

The geology and built heritage of the eastern Sperrins area are being celebrated in two brand new publications launched recently by the Sperrins Gateway Landscape Partnership (SGLP). Entitled ‘Spurs of Rock’ and ‘Set in Stone’, the free booklets give a valuable insight into the sights, ...

Innovative project celebrates the Sperrins

Thursday, 18 June, 2015

An exciting new initiative celebrating the history, heritage and beauty of the Sperrins area has been launched by DARD Minister, Michelle O’Neill MLA. The ‘Sperrins Heritage Trails’ is an innovative portfolio of projects that combine traditional and modern mediums specifically designed to help ...

Project gives local schools a taste for Salmon

Friday, 15 May, 2015

There’s something distinctly fishy going on at a number of South Derry primary schools as pupils take part in an exciting environmental and educational programme. The ‘Salmon in the Classroom’ project is bringing 50 children from Desertmartin, Tobermore and Draperstown together to learn more ...

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