Proposal to Close NI Outdoor Education Centres

The club has recently become aware of a report from the new NI Education Authority which proposes closing several of the Outdoor Education Centres which have come into its care as a result of the merger of the Education and Library Boards. These include Ardnabannon, Bushmills, Delamont and Killowen and possibly Killyleagh. We have also found out that there is a current “consultation” with the public ongoing about these proposals which ends on Monday 6th February.

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NIOA Score, Night Champs and Prize-Giving 2017

The Score and Night Championships  will be run  in Drumnaph Wood near Maghera  on the 11th February . Drumnaph a Community Nature reserve and Woodland Trust Forest is just 40 miles / 50 minutes from Belfast. Also the NIOA prizing for 2016 will be held in the community barn between the two events.

So make it a day – see links to the events pages below and be sure to “Book a Map”.