Brighter Whitehead 2010 to 2007 Gallery

Whitehead Young People from Genesis Drop-in Centre

In July 2010 Whitehead Young People from Genesis Drop-in Centre
make a big difference to Whitehead Town Centre

Josh from Genesis Drop-in Centre

Josh from Genesis Drop-in Centre

Chris from Genesis Drop-in Centre

Chris from Genesis Drop-in Centre

Lynz from Genesis Drop-in Centre

Lynz from Genesis Drop-in Centre

Nichole from Genesis Drop-in Centre

Nichole from Genesis Drop-in Centre

Launch of Ulster in Bloom 2010

Launch of Ulster in Bloom at Castle Espie in Comber on 17 June 2010: L-R Gregg Buchanan, Greenisland Environment and Heritage Group, Hannah Moore, Translink NI Railways – Carrick, John McCauley, Brighter Whitehead, Sandra Buchanan, Greenisland Environment and Heritage Group, Bill Pollock, Brighter Whitehead, Margaret Chambers, Brighter Whitehead, Cllr John Mathews, President, NILGA, Veronica Palmer, Chairman, Translink, Alistair McGowan, NITB Board member, Alderman May Beattie, Carrickfergus Borough Council, Frank Moore, Translink NI Railways Route Manager – Carrick, Stephen Daye, Carrickfergus Borough Council, Carolyn Stewart, Translink NI Railways.

Bobby Stocker Memorial Garden

On 26th Novermber 2009, Alderman May Beatiie opened the Bobby Stocker Memorial Garden. The opening was attended by members of Bobby's family and friends. After the opening those attending had a supper at Whitehead Community Centre.

ulster in bloom

Pictured at 2009 Translink Ulster in Bloom Awards are (Front Row Left to Right) Stephen Daye, John McAuley, Moria Rodgers, Councillor Helen Quigley, NILGA, Margaret Chambers, Translink Chairman Veronica Palmer and Clive Gordon Northern Ireland Tourist Board. (Back Row Left to Right- Rodger Esdale, Alan Cardwell, Chief Executive Carrickfergus Borough Council, David Blaney Translink, Tom McMaster, Bill Pollock, Brighter Whitehead.

McMaster Home Farm Meats in Whitehead

McMaster Home Farm Meats in Whitehead won a special award for an outstanding presentation and contribution to Translink Ulster in Bloom.

Jack Glanville and Hanna Powers from Whitehead Primary School

Whitehead Primary School pupils Jack Glanville and Hanna Powers from Whitehead Primary School with Translink Biodiversity Officer Rose Cremin who took part in a beach clean along the local shoreline organized as part of Translink’s Biodiversity Project in partnership with the Ulster Wildlife Trust.

Civic Reception at Whitehead Golf Club in March 2009

To celebrate the Silver Gilt success of Whitehead in the RHS Britain in Bloom competition,
Carrickfergus Borough Council hosted a Civic Reception at Whitehead Golf Club
on 13 March 2009 for representatives of the Whitehead community.

Tree Week in Whitehead on Friday 28th November 2008

As part of Tree Week Brighter Whitehead planted trees at
Whitehead Recreation Grounds on Friday 28th November 2008.

Whitehead Success at Britain in Bloom Awards on 24th September 2008

Whitehead Success at Britain in Bloom 2008 Awards

Whitehead Success at Britain in Bloom 2008 Awards

Whitehead Success at Britain in Bloom Awards (24th September 2008)

2008 Winners of Ulster in Bloom Announced

2008 Winners of Ulster in Bloom Announced at Narrow Water Castle on 11th September 2008.

Opening of the ‘One World Garden’ on Friday 5th September 2008

Opening of the ‘One World Garden’ on Friday 5th September 2008

2008 Britain in Bloom judging in Whitehead

2008 Britain in Bloom judging in one world garden whitehead

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2008 Britain in Bloom judging in Whitehead (13 August 2008)

View of Whitehead from Beach Road Nature Reserve

View of Whitehead from Beach Road Nature Reserve and Wildflower Meadow.

Green waste composting from Whitehead

Green waste composting from Whitehead helps Council Allotments holders.

Whitehead Carbon Club Beach Clean-Up

Beach clean-up organised by the Whitehead Carbon Club on the Blackhead Path 6 June 2008

AES help out Whitehead Primary School to build their new wildlife garden

On Thursday 5th June staff from AES help out Whitehead Primary School to build their new wildlife garden.

civic reception at Whitehead Golf Club

To celebrate the success of Whitehead in the RHS Britain in Bloom competition, Carrickfergus Borough Council hosted a civic reception at Whitehead Golf Club on 15 February 2008 for representatives of the Whitehead community.

Scott Hayes and Darcie Lowry provide nutty nibbles for local birdlife

Have we got something good for you! Scott Hayes and Darcie Lowry provide nutty nibbles for local birdlife - just in time for Spring Watch!

Alex Kane

A photo of Whitehead Recreation Grounds was chosen as regional winner of the nationwide ‘Postcards from the Park’ photo competition which was set up to celebrate lottery investment in parks. The winning photographer and lwhitehead resident, Alex Kane, received the news in person from Joanna Lumley at the exhibition launch at Mile End Park Arts Pavilion in London.

Carrickfergus in Bloom awards

Brighter Whitehead wins Best Community Planting Scheme at the Carrickfergus in Bloom awards on Friday 26 October 2007.

Leslie Spearman

Leslie Spearman from Whitehead is another winner at the Carrickfergus in Bloom awards on Friday 26 October 2007.

Wild Week in Windsor Play Park

It was a 'Wild Week’ in Windsor Play Park as local residents took part in the annual Breathing Places campaign. This year the Windsor residents cleaned up the paths at Windsor Play Park. (25 October 2007).

Bill Pollock & Alderman May Beattie at Coventry Cathedral

Bill Pollock & Alderman May Beattie received the Britain in Bloom Bronze award in Coventry Cathedral on Wednesday 26th September 2007.

Whitehead beach clean

Whitehead residents take part in a UK wide beach clean on 15th September 07.

2007 Ulster in Bloom Success. Pictured Moria Rodgers, Margaret Chambers and Bill Pollock represented Brighter Whitehead. Stephen Daye from Carrickfergus Borough Council and Alderman May Beattie, Chairperson of the Parks, Countryside and Amenities Sub-Committee.

Britian in Bloom judges arrive in Whitehead

Britian in Bloom judges arrive in Whitehead. (09 August 2007)

Bill Pollock gives the Britian in Bloom judges a big welcome. (09 August 2007)

Seashore Safari

85 explorers turned out on 1st August 2007 for the Seashore Safari.

Seashore Safari

Young people join the Seashore Safari on 1st August 2007.

Brighter Whitehad

Our new van is launched in July, it replaces our old jeep. The van will help the members transport water and equipment around the town.

Launch of Ulster in Bloom held at Downpatrick

Representatives from Brighter Whitehead, Translink and Carrickfergus Borough Council at the launch of Ulster in Bloom held at Downpatrick’s Ballydugan Mill on 19 June 2007.

mysterious ‘Bug Lady’ at 'in Bloom' launch

A mysterious ‘Bug Lady’ with local school children at the 'in Bloom' launch on Friday 18 May 2007

Ulster Youth Orchestra

A string quartet from the Ulster Youth Orchestra at the 'in Bloom' launch 2007.

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Brighter Whitehead Potting Up for summer (1 May 2007)

Whitehead Primary plant trees

Pupils from Whitehead Primary plant trees in their school (29 March 2007)

Lourdes Primary plant trees


Pupils from Lourdes Primary plant trees at Blackhead Path (28 March 2007)

Whitehead Gardeners Reap the Rewards of the 28th Annual Translink Ulster in Bloom Competition. Pictured at the plaque presentation of the 28th annual Translink Ulster in Bloom competition are Bill Pollock, Margaret Chambers and Maura Rogers from Brighter Whitehead; Thomas Buchanan from NILGA; Stephen Daye from Carrickfergus Council; Veronica Palmer, Paddy Russell and Frank Moore from Translink; Mandy Martin from NITB.

Brighter Whitehead Committee

Brighter Whitehead Committee meet in March to prepare for Summer 07

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