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  • ALCI 2017 LANDSCAPE AWARDS

    ALCI 2017 LANDSCAPE AWARDS

    The ALCI Landscape Awards 2017 are here, closing date for entries is 18th July 2017.

  • Landscape firm lifts all-Ireland industry award for record seventh time

    Landscape firm lifts all-Ireland industry award for record seventh time

    Belfast based Cameron Landscapes has notched up a unique achievement to win the most coveted award in the industry for a seventh time with a stunning scheme in Co Fermanagh.

  • ALCI 2016 Landscape Awards

    ALCI 2016 Landscape Awards

    WINNERS ANNOUNCED

  • 2016 ALCI Landscape AWARDS

    The 2016 ALCI Landscape Awards are open

  • ALCI member wins Best in Show at Bloom

    ALCI member wins Best in Show at Bloom

    Congratulations to Alan Rudden of Outside Options

  • Amenity Forum Meeting 7th April 2016, Greenmount Campus

    Amenity Forum Meeting 7th April 2016, Greenmount Campus

    The Amenity Forum is the voluntary initiative for the amenity sector promoting best practice in all aspects of weed, pest and disease control. They are running a free seminar on Thursday 7th April at CAFRE, Greenmount Campus. Further information can be found on the Amenity forum website www.amenityforum.co.uk

  • 2015 ALCI Landscape Awards Winners

    2015 ALCI Landscape Awards Winners

    Winners announced

  • 2015 ALCI Landscape Awards Lunch Tickets now available

    2015 ALCI Landscape Awards Lunch Tickets now available

    Awards Lunch Tickets now available Cost £30 each

  • LINI 2015 Conference

    LINI 2015 Conference

    A one-day conference in Belfast relating to the design, implementation and management of Northern Ireland’s places and space, part of a celebration of 50 years of the landscape architectural profession in Ireland & Northern Ireland.

  • 2015 ALCI Landscape Awards

    2015 ALCI Landscape Awards

    The 2015 ALCI Landscape Awards in association with our sponsors, Bord Bia, Annaveigh Plants, Kilsaran, Sanctuary Synthetics and NAD are now open for entries!

  • GB LANDSCAPES WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS BOG OAK TROPHY

    GB LANDSCAPES WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS BOG OAK TROPHY

    GB Landscapes based in Castlederg has notched up a unique achievement to win the most coveted award in the industry with their first ever entry into the ALCI Landscape Awards.

  • 2014 Awards Entries

    2014 Awards Entries

    Welcome to the 2014 ALCI Landscape Awards

  • ALCI MEMBERS GARDEN DESIGN & BUILD CLAIMS GOLD AT GARDEN SHOW

    ALCI MEMBERS GARDEN DESIGN & BUILD CLAIMS GOLD AT GARDEN SHOW

    Ryan Mc Gee from gardendesignandbuild.com has been awarded Gold for his ‘Family Time” show garden at this years Garden Show Ireland which took place at Antrim Castle Gardens from 9th - 11th May. Finalists from all over Ireland gathered to discover who would claim Gold in the UTV’s Magazine Show Garden Challenge and the winners were revealed by gardening guru and broadcaster Alys Fowler.

  • Apprenticeship in Amenity Horticulture

    A new Apprenticeship programme at Level 2 (craft level) is now available to employers within the horticulture sector through DARD which is funded by the Department of Employment and Learning (DEL). The Apprenticeship scheme is not available to public sector organisations. DEL and LANTRA (formally the Sector Skills Council for Horticulture), have produced an Apprenticeship framework, which will allow employees to gain valuable vocational qualifications and work related skills in the sports turf, landscaping and production sectors.

  • Annett Landscaping Ltd Wins 2013 Bog Oak Trophy

    Annett Landscaping Ltd Wins 2013 Bog Oak Trophy

    Congratulations to Mark Annett and Annett Landscaping Ltd on winning the 2013 Bog Oak Trophy. The award was presented at the Awards Lunch on Friday 18th October in Dublin.

  • ALCI 2013 Landscape Awards

    ALCI 2013 Landscape Awards

    Tickets now available for the 2013 Awards Ceremony

  • ALCI Radio Advertising

    Check out the new radio advert raising the profile of the Association in the South. It is running next week in conjunction with Bloom

  • 2013 ALCI Landscape Awards

    2013 ALCI Landscape Awards

    Entry Forms now available for 2013 Awards

  • ALCI Monthly Meeting

    Next ALCI Monthly Meeting Wednesday 27th February @ 7.30pm

  • New Permanent Secretary for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced

    The Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Dr Malcolm McKibbin, has announced that Noel Lavery will take up the appointment of Permanent Secretary at the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) from 1 March 2013. Noel Lavery is currently the Accounting Officer and Director of Resources, Regeneration, International Relations and Institutional Review in the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister.

  • O’Neill announces further legislation on Ash Dieback

    Forestry Minister Michelle O’Neill today announced the introduction of further emergency legislation putting in place safeguards on the imports of ash wood and bark.

  • Ash dieback: Government faces possible legal action

    A nursery forced to destroy 50,000 ash trees after dieback fungal disease was found is considering taking legal action against the government for failing to block imports sooner.

  • CSR 1 Day Health & Safety

    CSR 1 Day Health & Safety

    Members have highlighted that many of the CSR cards held by their staff have either expired or are due for renewal in the coming months. In response to this ALCI has booked a closed course at a reduced rate for members. Please contact Lyn at the ALCI office to reserve places and send completed forms and payment before 14th November 2012.

  • Fortress Ireland approach to prevent spread of ash disease essential

    Forestry Minister Michelle O’Neill today introduced emergency legislation, in tandem with similar legislation in the south, to stop the importation of ash trees.

  • National Minimum Wage Increase from October 1st 2012

    There are four national minimum wage (NMW) rates.

  • Industry calls for a voluntary moratorium on imports of ash and compensation for any UK destruction notices

    Industry calls for a voluntary moratorium on imports of ash and compensation for any UK destruction notices

    UK growers are taking a responsible approach and co-operating closely with FERA and the Forestry Commission following the discovery of Ash Dieback (Chalara fraxinea) at a number of UK sites over recent weeks.

  • Awards Gala

    Awards Gala

    This years ALCI Awards and AGM are being held in the beautiful Slieve Donard Resort and Spa , Newcastle, Co. Down. The AGM & Awards are both being held on the Friday with the AGM starting at 3.30pm – 4.00pm and the Awards Gala at 7pm.

  • Horticulture 2012

    Horticulture 2012

    Wednesday 19th September 2012 A one day event comprising seminars, demonstrations/tours and a trade exhibition for people in commercial horticulture, landscape and amenity sectors.

  • The Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Regulations 2012

    The Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Regulations 2012

    Application form now available online.

  • Horticulture Celebrates the Greenmount Centenary

    Horticulture Celebrates the Greenmount Centenary

    2012 sees the one hundredth year of education and training to the land-based industries at CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus. Since 1912, education and training programmes in agriculture, horticulture and, more recently in floristry and veterinary nursing, have been delivered to thousands of farm families and their workers.

  • Horticulture Forum - Information Evening

    Horticulture Forum - Information Evening

    The Horticulture Forum for Northern Ireland invites you to an Information Evening on the implications of the new Goods Vehicles (Licensing of operators) Regulations 2012 for agricultural and horticultural businesses.

  • The Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Regulations 2012

    The Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Regulations 2012

    The Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) (Exemption) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 will come into effect from July 2012. Please read the information below to see how it will effect your Landscaping business and what actions you need to take before the end of September 2012.

  • 2012 ALCI Landscape Awards

    2012 ALCI Landscape Awards

    Entry Forms are now available for the 2012 ALCI Landscape Awards

  • Emergency First Aid Training Course

    Emergency First Aid Training Course available to book

  • BALI Awards 2011

    BALI Awards 2011

    ALCI President Keith Crawford's report on the 2011 BALI Awards

  • GLDA Seminar

    GLDA Seminar

    The Annual Garden and Landscape Designers Seminar will be held on Saturday 28th January 2012 This years title is Biodiversity and Sustain-ability in Design – Isn’t that the Question? For further information and details on how to book click the the links

  • The Agency Worker Regulations (Northern Ireland)

    The Agency Worker Regulations (Northern Ireland)

    The Agency Worker Regulations (Northern Ireland) came into operation on 5th December 2011. If you employ agency workers please take a look at the guidance information on the links provided.

  • 2012 ALCI Yearbook & Diary

    2012 ALCI Yearbook & Diary

    Now available

  • 2011 ALCI AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    2011 ALCI AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    Cameron Landscapes overall winner

  • ALCI wins EnviroCom Award

    ALCI wins EnviroCom Award

    Bikes4Africa project chosen as winner

  • ALCI Success at Bloom 2011

    ALCI Success at Bloom 2011

    ALCI stand a major success at Bloom ALCI participated at Bloom with a stand in the Grand Pavilion which was manned by a volunteer rota of members over the five days. The objective was to raise the profile of the Association and create awareness of the ALCI brand amongst the garden-loving public.

  • ALCI at Chelsea

    ALCI at Chelsea

    ALCI Members help build Diarmuid Gavin garden at Chelsea

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