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Co Armagh Environmental Ambassador Emer Rafferty joined St Vincent de Paul Regional President for the North Region, Mary Waide; Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Lord Mayor Glenn Barr; Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of all Ireland; and Revd Canon Malcolm Kingston, to officially open a new Vincent’s on Armagh’s Scotch Street.
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St Vincent de Paul has opened a new Vincent's shop on Scotch Street in Armagh. The shop has an extensive range of ladieswear, footwear, menswear, childrenswear and accessories and occupies a prime location in the heart of the cathedral city.
Volunteering: Learning from today, prepared for tomorrow Conference 2021
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Volunteer Now

It is only 1 week until Volunteer Now's 2021 Conference - Volunteering: Learning from today, prepared for tomorrow.
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Consumer Council

As consumers start to hit the high streets and shop online for Christmas, the Consumer Council is calling on the public to be ‘Savvy Shoppers’ in the run up to the big day, to avoid overspending and the common pitfalls of hidden costs.
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Consumer Council

Shopping from the comfort of your sofa on a phone or tablet is a task many of us now do on a regular basis, with more than 25% of the population doing the bulk of their Christmas shopping online. But 40% of shoppers in Northern Ireland have been targeted
Ours to share poster
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Rural Community Network

The ‘Ours to Share’ grant scheme is for rural community groups / organisations who are interested in developing heritage projects in rural areas. Grants for up to £1,000 and £5,000 are available.
NIHF
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Sonya Cassidy PR

The Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) Hospitality Exchange Ball, which was held in Belfast in October 2021, has raised £3,670 for Age NI.
Teaparty
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LK Communications

Volunteer befrienders across Belfast have been brewing up a series of new afternoon tea events aimed at supporting vulnerable older people who experience social isolation and loneliness to establish new friendships and create connections.
The Health First Podcast
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Platinum Training Institute

The Health First Podcast is hosted by PTI's Education and Training Co-Ordinator Naomi McArdle.
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Action Cancer, Northern Ireland’s leading, local cancer charity has teamed up with WorkPal, a Belfast headquartered software company which develops and implements workforce management software into businesses, to encourage men to look out for each other.
Karen Dunlop-Wainwwright and Adam McIntrye
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Nexus

ADAM MCINTRYE DONATES £5,000 TO NEXUS TO CELEBRATE REACHING 200,000 SUBSCRIBERS ON HIS YOUTUBE CHANNEL.
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Consumer Council

Firmus energy has today announced an increase of 38.18% from 3 December 2021 for gas customers in the Ten Towns area, impacting around 55,000 domestic customers.
Rhys McClenaghan, Gordon Cruikshanks and Bethany Firth
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LK Communications

Lidl Northern Ireland has teamed up with local sporting heroes including six-time Paralympic gold medallist swimmer Bethany Firth, Olympic gymnast Rhys McClenaghan and Olympic runner Ciara Mageean to launch the 2021 Sport for Good campaign, in partnership
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Excalibur Press

Belfast Community Circus School has launched a brand new strategic plan after receiving funding from both Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Belfast City Council.
Arts & Business NI team members gather in Golden Thread Gallery to celebrate the launch of Blueprint
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Arts & Business Northern Ireland

Arts & Business NI have opened applications for their ground-breaking cultural sustainability programme Blueprint.
James Waide (6) and Evie Forsyth (5) from Belfast show Santa how to make a donation to this year’s The Salvation Army and St Vincent de Paul Family Appeal. The Family Appeal has benefited from the enormous generosity of the public who have donated thousands of toys in previous years. However, due to the pandemic, the usual toy collection has been replaced by the opportunity for people to make an online donation. To donate, please visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/familyappeal-tsasvp
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One of Northern Ireland's largest and longest running Christmas appeals is now underway. The Salvation Army and St Vincent de Paul joint Family Appeal has been helping parents and young people enjoy a brighter Christmas for over 40 years.
Caption: Pictured from left to right: Gwyneth Compston, CSR Manager at Power NI, William Steele, Director of Customer Solutions at Power NI, and Julie Morton from the Alzheimer’s Society.
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Open Strategic Communications

Northern Ireland’s leading electricity supplier Power NI has been working with Alzheimer’s Society on training for their staff in their efforts to become Dementia Friendly Community Champions.
Lidl Trolleydash
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LK Communications

Customers given chance to win their entire Christmas shop for £1 as the retailer’s hugely popular charity dash for NSPCC Northern Ireland launches across the region
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Reed in Partnership

The Money Guiders Network Northern Ireland (part of the Money Guiders Network UK) is set up to support anyone registered on our network who needs support with any money related questions, supporting householders or individuals to get money guidance.
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Eden Project Communities

Did you not get an invite to #COP26? Me neither! But we ARE invited to the Free #Festivalofdiscovery Explore what a better future might look like for your community, and enjoy lots of fun learning and ideas to increase your sustainability.
Big Top Show Runs From December 17, 2021 - January 3, 2022
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Excalibur Press

Award winning circus company Tumble Circus will return to Belfast’s Writers’ Square this Christmas. Despite a difficult 18 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic the team at Tumble Circus are back with their spectacular Winter Circus show.
BCCM
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Not for profit company, Belfast City Centre Management (BCCM), has joined forces with Translink to support the smooth and effective recovery of Belfast City Centre.
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Belfast Healthy Cities

Has your organisation been working towards improving the health and wellbeing of the people of Belfast? Continuing to respond to the COVID-19 Crisis and to help build community recovery from the pandemic?
A panoramic view of the Woodland Trust's new site in the Belfast Hills
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The Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust Northern Ireland has begun to establish Glas-na-Bradan Wood in the Belfast Hills by inviting the local community to plant the first trees in the ground on 13 November.
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Fuel Round

Well, they are still hanging in there, but saving 12% on your heating oil bill is firmly in vogue! Fuel Round is a modern, sleek and super-easy-to-use service that delivers the best price, and it's just a few clicks away.
Empowering People through Physical Activity
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Platinum Training Institute

A co-produced research project studying how to improve physical activity for people with severe and enduring mental health problems.