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Ardglass Beach Clean

Created on: Friday, 13 October 2017. Posted in: Projects News

Yesterday Strangford Lough & Lecale Partnership Coastal Guardian volunteers took to the beach once again for another litter clean up. This time we headed to Ardglass for a beach clean as part of The Love Your Landscape initiative. In just 2 hours we managed to remove 50 bags of rubbish from the shore. A fantastic effort! Our thanks to all the volunteers that came along, thanks also to Andrea McQuoid Communitty Life Champion Asda Downpatrick for bringing along fruit snacks to keep the volunteers going. Grateful thanks to Jim Masson Down News for some of the pictures

St Johns Point Shore Clean

Created on: Tuesday, 26 September 2017. Posted in: Projects News

On Thursday 21st September volunteers joined us to clean a further stretch of the Lecale Way. Yet again the weather was on our side and we were able to clean up about a mile of coastline. With 12 volunteers in total we managed to lift over 20 bags of litter, assorted lengths of rope, 4 small storage drums, and a car wheel. Our thanks to all the volunteers that came along, your hard work is greatly appreciated.

Get involved with squirrel surveys

Created on: Thursday, 02 March 2017. Posted in: Projects News

Business Investment Pre Application Information Workshops

Created on: Wednesday, 22 February 2017. Posted in: Projects News

Rural Partners Ards and North Down Business Investment Pre Application Workshops 

Skiffie Worlds 2016

Created on: Friday, 18 March 2016. Posted in: News | Projects News | Skiffie Worlds 2016

Skiffie Worlds- Make sure your boat Measures up!

Created on: Thursday, 28 January 2016. Posted in: News | Projects News | Skiffie Worlds 2016

Skiffie Worlds are fact approaching; please take the time to ensure that your Skiff measures up and complies with the Scottish Coastal Rowing Association rules and regulations, this is essential to enter the Worlds in July.

Scottish Coastal Rowing Association Measurement Rules

 

WiSe Training -12th March 2016

Created on: Monday, 25 January 2016. Posted in: News | Projects News

Dundrum Coastal Rowing Icebreaker Regatta 23rd January 2016

Created on: Monday, 25 January 2016. Posted in: Press Releases | News | Projects News | Skiffie Worlds 2016

Dundrum Coastal Rowing Club hosted its "Icebreaker Challenge" rowing regatta on the 23rd January, the first coastal rowing regatta of 2016. The hand built St Ayles Skiffs took part from the villages of Donaghadee, Dundrum, Killyleagh, Portaferry and Strangford; unfortunately 2 boats were undergoing repairs and couldn’t make it. Special thanks have to go to "The Dundrum Development Association Ltd" for sponsoring the event, the time keepers and our rescue boat team.

The "Frozen Rollocks Trophy" for best club on the day went to Dundrum

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The Lecale Big Swim and Paddle

Created on: Tuesday, 28 July 2015. Posted in: Projects News

Hundreds to Join the Lecale ‘Big Swim and Paddle’

6 village communities along the Lecale Coast, County Down, are inviting everyone to celebrate their beautiful beaches on 1 August with The Lecale ‘Big Swim and Paddle’ when hundreds of people are expected to take to the water, following the 'Big Swim and Paddle' from...

ROWING, PADDLING AND SEA SKILLS TRAINING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Created on: Tuesday, 21 July 2015. Posted in: News | Projects News | Coastal Rowing News

Young People Take to the Water

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Skiffie Worlds 2016

Created on: Thursday, 25 June 2015. Posted in: News | Projects News | Coastal Rowing News

Skiffie Worlds 2016

We are very excited to be hosting the Skiffieworlds 25th to 30th July 2016 here in Strangford Lough Co Down, Northern Ireland, the event is...

World Championships Come to Strangford Lough

Created on: Thursday, 04 June 2015. Posted in: News | Projects News | Coastal Rowing News

Strangford Lough, County Down, Northern Ireland, has been selected as the venue for a major, international coastal rowing event, "Skiffieworlds 2016"; it was announced today, by the Scottish Coastal Rowing Association (SCRA). 800 competitors, some from as far away as the United States and Tasmania, and up to 60 boats, are expected to participate in these World Championships for the St Ayles' Skiff class of coastal rowing boat. The event will be hosted by the Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership (SLLP), working closely with the SCRA, and with the support of local councils and...

The Narrows Challenges 2015

Created on: Wednesday, 03 June 2015. Posted in: News | Projects News | Coastal Rowing News

The Narrows Challenges 2015 will take place on the morning of  Saturday the 13th June as part of the Strangford Lough Festival.  
The Elite race at 10am is for each clubs best team, the winning boat will lift the Narrows Challenges trophy as won by Killyleaghs Skart last year. There will be 2 shorter sprint races, the ladies race commences at 11am and the men set of at  11:30am.
 
The coastal rowing races can be viewed from both Portaferry and Strangford Villages. 
 
There will a prize giving along the Shore front in Portaferry.
 
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