'˜Community Together Award' win for Magheralin

A group of litter heroes from Magheralin have been recognised at the Live Here Love Here Community Awards.

Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 10:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 10:59 am
The Magheralin Community Association are pictured receiving their Community Together Award at the Live Here Love Here Community Awards from Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, Gareth Wislon

The ‘Magheralin Community Association’ won the Community Together award for their commitment to making Northern Ireland a cleaner, greener, safer place to live.

It was presented to them by Northern Ireland Housing Executive, at the ceremony in the Belfast Harbour Commissioner’s Office.

The awards, which are sponsored by ISL Waste Management Ltd and organised by charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, celebrate inspirational volunteers from across Northern Ireland who have and continue to instil pride in our local communities through practical environmental action.

The 14 award winners, aged 5 to 77, showed that caring for your local environment and working to make a change is a passion that spans all generations. From regular litter picks to the creation of shared community spaces these unsung heroes dedicate their time and efforts into making where we live cleaner, greener, safer and more sustainable.The awards celebrated work such as litter picks, community involvement and going above and beyond all expectations.