Macs Celebrates Volunteers That Helped Young People During Covid

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MACS is calling out for members of the public to become volunteers with the organisation, as well as thanking the volunteers that have helped the charity during lockdown. After the Covid-19 pandemic, now more than ever, the work of the … read more

Statement from Down Royal Racecourse

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Emma Meehan, Chief Executive of Down Royal Racecourse said: “Following relaxation of government guidelines and the subsequent announcement by Horse Racing Ireland, we are delighted that our Summer Festival, set to take place on 18th and 19th June, will see … read more

Work starts on Forth Meadow Community Greenway

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Work to create an EU PEACE IV-funded community greenway connecting parks and open spaces along a 12 kilometre route in north and west Belfast is moving ahead at pace, with major works set to begin. Forth Meadow Community Greenway will … read more

Cancer Lifeline centre reopens after major revamp

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The recently extended and refurbished Cancer Lifeline Centre in north Belfast has been officially opened following an £890,000 investment by Belfast City Council and the Department for Communities. Since 1999, the centre on Alliance Avenue has provided a haven for … read more

Get involved in The BIG LUNCH and share community spirit in Northern Ireland

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New research reveals some anxiety about socialising without restrictions, with 10% going as far as to say they are scared. While being able to meet up with family and friends for the first time in months will be a relief … read more

Belfast in Bloom competition now open for entries to keep city blossoming

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It’s that time of year when our gardens, window boxes or hanging baskets will be blooming beautiful. Just in time then to enter this year’s ‘Belfast in Bloom’ competition, organised by Belfast City Council, to celebrate the fine work of budding … read more

New £2.3 million Grace Family Centre opens in North Belfast

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Families in north Belfast have received a welcome boost with the opening of the new Grace Family Centre on Alliance Avenue. The two-storey, purpose-built facility will be run by Grace Women’s Development Limited. It will provide people from the area with … read more

Stress affects 2 in every 3 people in Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke offers online support for managing stress. Leading health charity, Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke (NICHS) has expressed increasing concern about the detrimental effects of lockdown and ongoing pandemic. This week, during Mental Health … read more

Lidl Northern Ireland launches sizzling summer food range and nationwide Build Your Own Burger competition

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Calling burger lovers and BBQ buffs alike, Lidl Northern Ireland is bringing the heat to BBQs across the region this summer with its nationwide build your own burger competition, launching on Monday 31st May. The retailer is inviting customers throughout … read more

NI businesses join movement to ditch their duvets in support of families affected by pandemic

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Action for Children Northern Ireland are delighted to announce the return of their fundraising event Boycott Your Bed, for the second year running, following the successful launch last summer. On Friday 9 July, they’re inviting supporters to ditch the duvet … read more

The National Lottery’s UK campaign marks Earth Day

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The National Lottery is encouraging the public to learn how they can be greener following recent research that found 7 in 10 of us believe we aren’t doing enough to protect the environment.  To highlight this, the National Lottery and … read more

Agnew Group staff raise £40,000 for charity MindWise

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Agnew Group, one of Northern Ireland’s top car retailers, has raised £40,000 for mental health charity MindWise, in its latest fundraising drive. This is all down to the amazing efforts of its employees. Speaking about the taxing task of raising … read more

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