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Action on Hearing Loss

Northern Ireland has received 12,000 clear face masks to improve accessibility for patients who are deaf or have a hearing loss. The ClearMask™ product has been approved for use in Health and Social Care organisations in line with a Protocol for Use.
Joe O’Neill Chief Executive of Belfast Harbour, Kerrie Sweeney Chief Executive of Maritime Belfast Trust and Chair of Maritime Belfast Trust, Marie Therese McGivern.
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Maritime Belfast Trust

A new chapter will begin for Titanic Foundation Ltd, the charity responsible for promoting and preserving Belfast’s maritime heritage, as it becomes known as Maritime Belfast Trust.
Our Voices Matter
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PlayBoard NI

Children and young people in Northern Ireland have been significantly affected by the restrictions associated with lockdown, with their natural desire to play curbed, potentially impacting their long-term health, wellbeing and development...
Mental Health First Aid Trainer
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Abertay International Training Ltd

Yes Abertay International Training Ltd provide an accredited trainer/assessor 3 day course for persons who wish to teach accredited mental health first aid awards.
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Consumer Council

This week is National Consumer Week, a campaign where UK consumer bodies come together to raise awareness of important issues, with the focus this year being online shopping and deliveries.
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The Prince's Trust

Legal Island has awarded The Prince’s Trust NI with the Diversity and Inclusion Charter Mark, covering all nine of the protected characteristics in equality legislation.
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Sonya Cassidy PR

The €1.1m peace building initiative, funded by the EU’s PEACE IV Programme, has exceeded initial targets and broken down religious and racial barriers to help make communities more harmonious.
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Action on Hearing Loss

RNID is asking that people add the charity's brand new Christmas dinner party game to their festive preparation list. The charity has designed the game so people can have some festive fun whilst thinking about how they communicate with others.
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

It is estimated that 70% of the adult population in Northern Ireland do not have a will.
Coronavirus scam alert
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Charityline

It was predicted that fraud levels would increase during coronavirus, driven by financial greed and the kick of exploiting vulnerable organisations. Learn how the telecoms industry is a prime target for fraudsters and what we can all do to help.
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Action on Hearing Loss

The Royal National Institute for Deaf People has unveiled its fresh new look in a bid to reach more deaf people and those with hearing loss and tinnitus.
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The Labour Relations Agency

The Labour Relations Agency (LRA) is inviting applications for its 2021 ‘Certificate in Line Management Practice, which is free and open to 30 participants across Northern Ireland.
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Consumer Council

The Consumer Council has launched a free website to help consumers in Northern Ireland shop around when buying petrol and diesel. The Fuel Price Checker allows consumers to check the highest, lowest and average price of petrol and diesel in their area to
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BCS Northern Ireland Branch

Have your Say on Digital Transformation in the Third Sector by participating in a survey. This is being run as part of a project by our Womens Leadership Programme. Participants aim to present report in December.
Anthony Stuart and his children grow a Tache for Cash!
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Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Men across NI are being urged to ditch their razors, grow a mo and raise money and awareness for men’s health during November.  
New Series of VOLT Sessions available!
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Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd

Volunteer Now have arranged a new series of VOLT Sessions, looking at various volunteering topics.
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Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service ( BSO PaLS)

Primary Care Talking Therapies for Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
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NICVA

Trustees’ week is a time to recognise and value the work that thousands of Trustees do voluntarily for organisations of different sizes and purpose across the voluntary and community sector.
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Eden Project Communities

Go on a journey like no other. Explore what a better future might look like for us all. Wander round the virtual Eden Project festival grounds from the comfort of your own home and sign up for whichever sessions you like.
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Advice NI

These exciting new qualifications cover the skills, knowledge, processes and practice of providing multi-channel advice on social security benefits in Northern Ireland.
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Charityline

If you're a GP practice, you'll know about the GMS Telephony Grant Scheme that allows GP practices a grant of up to £8,055.37. Talk to Belfast-based telecoms expert today to learn more about how this grant could improve your patient communications.
New halloween activities
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Consumer Council

Are there any budding young artists in your house? Do you like drawing? How good are you at crossword puzzles?
Youth Assembly for NI
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Northern Ireland Assembly

Did you know that the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly has announced plans for a Youth Assembly?
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Department of Education

On 28 July 2020, Education Minister, Peter Weir, MLA, announced the appointment of an Expert Panel to examine and address the links between educational underachievement and social disadvantage.
EU Settlement Scheme Advice Clinic
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Advice NI

With less than a year until the EU Settlement Scheme deadline, Advice NI has teamed up with Seraphus to offer EUSS Q&A sessions to all EU nationals, their family and friends.