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    NI Environment Week – Benburb Castle

    Saturday 9th September
    Benburb Castle
    Free

    NI Environment Week – Picnic with nature at Creggan Country Park

    Saturday 9th September
    Creggan Country Park

    NI Environment Week – The Park After Dark – Creggan Country Park

    Saturday 9th September
    Creggan Country Park

    NI Environment Week – Walk on the wild side – Creggan Country Park

    Saturday 9th September
    Creggan Country Park

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    NI Environment Week – Brexit: The Future of the Environment in NI

    Monday 11th September
    Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
    Free

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    NI Environment Week – Batty about bats!

    Wednesday 13th September
    Rathfern Community Centre, Knockenagh Avenue, Carnmoney

    NI Environment Week – Get your hands dirty!

    Thursday 14th September
    Various
    Free

    NI Environment Week – Creggan Heritage Trail for 50+ groups

    Thursday 14th September
    Creggan Country Park

    NI Environment Week – Power from the Planet – Creggan Country Park

    Friday 15th September
    Creggan Country Park

    NI Environment Week – Food from the Hills, Colin Allotments Healthy Living Centre

    Saturday 16th September
    Colin Allotments Healthy Living Centre
    £5 per person (Belfast Hills Friends discounted rate of £3)

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    Historic Monuments Council

    The Historic Monuments Council was first established in 1971 under the provisions of the Historic Monuments (Northern Ireland) Act 1971. Its current authority is derived from the Historic Monuments and Archaeological Objects (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (the Order). Its roots rest in the Ancient Monuments Advisory Council 1926-1970.

    Council is made up of fifteen members who span a wide range of experience and expertise in archaeology, historic monuments and cultural heritage. The role of Council is to advise the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland on, inter alia, the scheduling of monuments, conservation of monuments in state care, maritime archaeology, industrial and defence heritage and Areas of Significant Archaeological Interest within Development Plans.

    Council also offers advice to other government departments such as DARD, DRD and DCAL. In practice much of the Council's advice is channelled through the Department's Northern Ireland Environment Agency and Planning Service.

    Current issues Council is considering include:

    • Publications of records of archaeological excavations
    • Recording and storing of archaeological artefacts
    • Conservation of scheduled monuments
    • Review of Public Administration
    • Archaeological Research
    The Secretariat
    3rd Floor Calvert House
    23 Castle Place
    Belfast
    BT1 1FY
    www.hmcni.gov.uk
    secretariat-hillst@doeni.gov.uk
    028 9025 4721
    028 9025 4706

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