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Mount Stewart and the road to Waterloo

200 years ago today a battle was fought in an area no bigger than three square miles, with an outcome that was in the balance till the last minute. 1,052 more words


All 38 former Castlereagh Borough Council employees at Robinson Centre to be redeployed within Belfast City Council

Unite to institute legal proceedings on behalf of ten other workers formerly employed by X-force at the Centre

April 21st: Unite’s Regional Officer with responsibility for local authority workers, Davy Edmont, has confirmed that his union has secured the redeployment of 38 of 48 workers formerly employed at the Robinson centre following a botched RPA transition. 194 more words

Press Releases

10 April 2015: Castlereagh and Penrith Lakes

Castlereagh, one of the earliest places of European settlement in Sydney’s west and some of the oldest evidence of Aboriginal occupation is now largely an imagined landscape and a forgotten community.  579 more words


The Secret Life of Lady Julia book review

Ever notice how some historical romances are more historical than others? Being set in an historical period doesn’t necessarily mean that what is happening in the outside world spills over into the plot.  200 more words

Book Reviews

October 23rd - Red valves

Often walking through town I pass these bright valve covers protruding from the new Macquarie Bank building on Castlereagh St.

Really this was an exercise in playing with depth, though having a lens that alters the minimum aperture as you zoom (to f5.6) effectively reduces this effect. 59 more words

Dans Daily Photo

Fun was had by all at the C-SAW Seniors Fit and Well Morning

Written by Gail McKechnie, C-SAW project manager

Castlereagh Borough Council has been running the Castlereagh Safe and Well Project (C-SAW) for nearly five years. Funded through… 291 more words

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Inspired by a late afternoon commute home: Carryduff Riverside Path

It struck me, as I was cycling from Belfast Health and Social Care Trust’s Knockbracken Healthcare Park towards home that the minor roads I was travelling down were just asking to be explored on foot. 550 more words