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7 years is long enough

SweepingBaglady calls for action on plastic bags, packaging, and waste of all kinds

I started campaigning about plastic bags at the end of 2000, so it’s now 7 years on and we’re not winning yet. How much longer do we need?
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Baglady and NI Environment Minister speak together

Baglady meets NI’s new Environment Minister, Arlene Foster at the NEEDabag? Film Launch at Queen’s Film Theatre, and returns to Ballymena Bus & Railway Station to do something she’s wanted to do for a long time.

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Ballymena: Burning Issues

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Derry: Do One Thing

Baglady and crew join BBC Radio Foyle’s Do One Thing campaign to make life easier for Derry wildlife.

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Armagh: Pylon Crisis

Saints and Scholars Integrated Primary School join the local fight against huge electric pylons; Mullavilly PS report on their environment work.

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Dungannon: Welcoming the World

As they prepare for the reopening of Castle Hill and their beautiful view, after hundreds of years, the people of Dungannon welcome old friends and new arrivals with a strong environmental message. Howard Primary School show us how they are leading the way for Eco-schools.

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Belfast: Percy Plastic, Meet Greenmice

2nd year Queens medical student Kim Stevenson and her pal, Percy Plastic, join Baglady on a visit to Taughmonagh where the first signs of greenmice appear; then meet Centra managers and No Alibis bookshop owner Dave to discuss how saying no to plastic bags is good business sense, too.

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Dundonald: Message to the Minister

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Where we’ve been, where we’re going

We’re now over halfway through our film project. Things are going amazingly well, full of fun and inspiration. Have you come to visit us? Seen the pics? No?

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Here’s where you can see us over the next few weeks doing out public edits in the afternoons (don’t forget you can always follow our progress on the map):

Thursday 7th June: Market Square, Dungannon
Friday 8th June: The Mall, Armagh
Saturday 9th June: Guildhall Square, Derry

Come along for a chat, we are all friendly folks.

Finally, we haven’t managed to get our films for Ballycastle and Downpatrick online yet: we’ll be doing this just as soon as we can. Thanks for your patience.