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Sinead Norton and daughter Danielle Norton
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Excalibur Press

Mums At Work CIC will be showcasing a full day of inspiring speakers at their flagship event Elevate Your Business, later this month.
Doing things differently: pictured at the Simon Community NI Strategy launch are (left-right) Simon Community NI client John McNamee, CEO Jim Dennison and Managing Director of Vienna homelessness organisation neunerhaus, Elisabeth Hammer. Picture: Michael Cooper
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Open Strategic Communications

Simon Community, Northern Ireland’s leading homelessness charity has announced a comprehensive strategy aimed at expanding its work over the next five years.
Professor John Read
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Leading mental health researcher discusses whether diagnoses and drugs are the answer to human distress and if ECT has a place in today’s society
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

For every 1,000 screenings, Action Cancer detects six breast cancers.
Belfast XR Festival
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Excalibur Press

Belfast XR Festival is set to open tomorrow, Wednesday, February 28 at The Black Box merging technology and art to create a unique virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experience for attendees.
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Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service ( BSO PaLS)

Community Based Psychological Intervention and Support Services for People who Self-Harm including support for their Family / Carer / Support Person [4352378].
FLOW, Courtesy of Belfast XR Festival
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Excalibur Press

This year’s Belfast XR Festival lineup has been confirmed to include three unique paid for experiences along with an additional three free bonus experiences available for visitors to the festival.
Michael Browne, Lough Neagh Heritage Plan Coordinator, Gerry Darby, Strategic Manager of Lough Neagh Partnership, and Dr Paul Mullan, Director of Northern Ireland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund, launching the Lough Neagh Heritage Resilience Project which has been funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
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The journey to preserve the captivating landscape and rich heritage of Lough Neagh and its surrounding area has commenced with the Lough Neagh Heritage Resilience Project led by Lough Neagh Partnership with funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Screenshot from the 'Eternal', DARKFIELD experience
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Excalibur Press

Eternal, the profound exploration of eternal life, has been confirmed as one of the unique experiences at this year’s Belfast XR Festival.
From left Brian Kidd, partner at Frazer Kidd, and Chris Cupples chief executive at Belfast YMCA
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Excalibur Press

In a strategic move to address the pressing need for affordable housing in Belfast, local charity Belfast YMCA has released a prime piece of land to the market for sale in the Stranmillis Area.
Gaudi, Courtesy of Belfast XR Festival
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Excalibur Press

A magical VR journey through the work of Catalan architect and designer Antoni Gaudí has been confirmed as one of the unique experiences at this year’s Belfast XR Festival.
Matthew Bell (author) with Sian Cairns (Libraries NI District Officer)
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Excalibur Press

Former pro hockey player Matthew Bell will launch his memoir Second Chances at Central Library in Belfast later this month.
(L-R) Matthew Malcolm, Creative Industries Development Officer Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Ryan Murphy, Deepa Mann-Kler, director and curator for Belfast XR Festival and  David McConnell, Head of Education Northern Ireland Screen
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Excalibur Press

Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Ryan Murphy has launched the 2024 Belfast XR Festival at the Black Box in Hill Street.
Representatives  of North South Bodies
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Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB)

A new exhibition has opened at the Ulster Museum celebrating twenty-five years of the North South Implementation Bodies.
Pictured L-R is Carol Ervine (Choice Group Director of Tenant & Client Services), Kathy Henry (Homeless Connect Home Starter Pack Project Manager) and Aidan McCrea (Choice Financial Inclusion Manager).
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Open Strategic Communications

A fund which supported 2,000 social housing tenants dealing with financial hardship across Northern Ireland has been commended at this year’s UK Affordable Housing Awards.
Arts Care and Cathedral Eye Clinic Partnership 2024
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Arts Care

As part of its new ambitious and much-needed social enterprise initiative ‘Arts Care For You’, the award-winning arts in health charity Arts Care, is delighted to announce the success of its new partnership with the Cathedral Eye Clinic in Belfast.
Photo by Jim Corr
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Excalibur Press

An innovative arts festival is set to once again merge technology and art to create a unique virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experience for attendees.
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Advice NI

This e-learning course is highly interactive, includes videos, interactive case studies, activities and knowledge checks and can be completed at anytime. If you leave and return to the course you will be able to pick up where you left off.
Emma Walsh with son Donal Walsh
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Excalibur Press

The mother of inspirational Irish teenager Donal Walsh is set to join this year’s 4 Corners Festival to remember her brave son, taking place on Tuesday, February 6 at 7.30pm at Forthspring, Springfield Road.
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Friends of Little Woods

This week, Friends of Little Woods was awarded over £8000 from the National Lottery community fund to extend it's boardwalk in Catherine's Wood in Mid Ulster. Thh capital project will be completed in the summer of 2024.
Author Rev Clare Hayns. Photo by Ian Wallman
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Excalibur Press

This year’s 4 Corners Festival is set to tell the story of the lesser known women in scripture as Rev Clare Hayns reflects from her latest book.
illustration - people standing/sitting on a plane
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Consumer Council for Northern Ireland

Have you used airport or airline special assistance services? If so, we would like to hear about your experiences.
Courtesy of Westcourt Centre and Westcourt Camera Club
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Excalibur Press

A thought provoking exhibition is to be showcased in Belfast city centre as part of this year’s 4 Corners Festival. Opening on Thursday, February 1, A Culture Of Hope, will run until February 10 at ArtCetera Studio in Rosemary Street.
Eastside Awards Winners 2023
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This year’s Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport has been the most successful to date.
Award winners Millennium Forum receive Arts Organisation of the Year Award
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Arts & Business Northern Ireland

Powerful partnerships between the corporate and cultural worlds took centre stage at the Arts & Business NI Awards in Belfast’s Lyric Theatre this week. Two North West organisations took home the top awards at the ceremony, attended by over 200 guests