Articles tagged with: Strangford Lough

SeaGen Decommissioning Update

Created on: Monday, 06 August 2018. Posted in: News

Sea Generation Ltd (SGL) will be working on SeaGen from 2nd August, raising the cross beam andpreparing SeaGen for Stage 1 Decommissioning works.Stage 1 decommissioning works are scheduled to be conducted from 6th to 18th August. Stage 1works comprise removal of; crossbeam, lift legs and topside. After Stage 1 decommissioning worksSeaGen will be left as shown in the figure below.SGL continues to work with the decommissioning contractor to conduct Stage 2 decommissioningworks between November 2018 and April 2019 comprising the main cut and lift of the remainingsuperstructure.

Stories from Strangford Lough

Created on: Monday, 27 November 2017. Posted in: Press Releases

A lasting collection of stories from Strangford Lough in County Down, told by the people who live and work there, is now available on a beautifully produced double CD, launched this week by the Strangford lough and Lecale Partnership (SLLP)


Former BBC Radio senior producer, Elizabeth Rice, was commissioned by the Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership, to capture the essence of this very special place by recording local people and places, telling the stories of their lives, their families and the wildlife and landscapes that are so special to...

SeaGen Decommissioning Update

Created on: Tuesday, 21 March 2017. Posted in: News

Free Bird Watching

Created on: Tuesday, 17 January 2017. Posted in: News

The Strangford Lough & Lecale Partnerships FREE over wintering bird watch.  Guides will focus on the fantastic bird life that has made huge journeys to feed and rest here.  Booking is essential as places are limited. Call Leslie on 07715341251

10.30am on 11th February Meet in the Car Park opposite Kilclief Castle, Shore Road, Strangford, Co. Down   

No previous experience required just come along and enjoy the experience, bring binoculars if you have them and dress for the weather 

Fishing Communities get Maritime Heritage Tourism Boost

Created on: Wednesday, 21 October 2015. Posted in: Press Releases | Maritime Heritage Guide Training | Seafood News

Fishing Communities Get Maritime Heritage Tourism Boost

Fishing communities in County Down have been given a major boost, through a Maritime Heritage Tourism initiative, launched this week in Ardglass.  Heritage guide training, signage, seating , information panels, free WiFi and media Apps, are among the benefits  to fishing communities at Ardglass, Portavogie and Kilkeel, through the collaborative project led by the Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership...

Heritage Day 21st March Portaferry

Created on: Monday, 16 March 2015. Posted in: News | Press Releases | Projects News | Turn o' the Tide News | Trails Maps & Guides News | Townlands & Gateways News

Come Celebrate Portaferry's Wildlife and Built Heritage on 21 March
Hedgerows, woodland, sea shore and magnificent buildings are just some of the features of Portaferry's incredible heritage and on Saturday 21 March, St Mary's Primary school, in association with the Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership is inviting everyone to get out and enjoy it.
The event will run from 11am to 3pm with lots of family activities. You can learn some bush skills with the National Trust at Nugent's Wood, plant some trees and get up close to marine beasties with Ulster Wildlife's Touch Tank at...

The Narrows Challenges

Created on: Friday, 12 December 2014. Posted in: News | Press Releases | Coastal Rowing News

Killyleagh takes the trophy in the first Narrrows Challenges coastal rowing race.

Everyone was a winner when communities along the County Down coast came together to race their beautiful skiff rowing boats in the first Narrows Challenges, run by the Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership (SLLP), this weekend. The atmosphere was electric as Killyleagh’s fiery red “Skart” scooped the main trophy just ahead of Strangford’s Strangfjorthr” . The boats completed the course and Ardglass, Dundrum and Killyleagh won the sprint races with teams of all abilities getting the...