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Community Development and Health Network (CDHN)

Catherine Murnin, Programme Manager, reflects on the first six months of the Elevate programme.
Launching the 2019 appeal are (from L-R) Garry McKeown, a volunteer member of SVP, Joanna McConway from DfC’s Voluntary and Community Sector Engagement Team, and Lois Payam, BCM’s Head of Residential Services.
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Belfast Central Mission

For the 20th year running, the Giving Tree Christmas programme between Belfast Central Mission, Saint Vincent de Paul and the Department for Communities (DfC), will provide parcels of toys and games for children across the whole of Northern Ireland.
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Community Development and Health Network (CDHN)

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to announce the successful applicants in the latest round of Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Level 1 funding. 
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Consumer Council

Following today’s publication of Translink’s Passenger Charter standards performance results, The Consumer Council is happy to see that Northern Ireland consumers continue to show their satisfaction with Translink’s overall service.
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Consumer Council

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has alerted that consumers may experience significant delays in the resolution of PPI complaints. A significant increase in the volume of complaints received in the run-up to the August 2019 deadline has created a bac
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Consumer Council

Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (NI) announce winners
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Consumer Council

Following a turbulent year for Northern Ireland travellers, The Consumer Council is helping passengers heading away during the mid-term break to prepare for a smooth, hassle-free journey with its Top Travel Tips.
Cheryl Lamont, Probation CEO, and Stephen Hamilton, Assistant Director, were absolutely delighted to be presented the top accolade at the CEP Awards from CEP President, Gerry McNally, in Dublin for its work in developing the Enhanced Combination Order.
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Probation Board for Northern Ireland

The Probation Board for Northern Ireland’s Enhanced Combination Order (ECO) Project has won a prestigious award for its outstanding contribution to rehabilitation in a European wide competition.
Kain Craigs (left) and Matthew O'Neill
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British Council Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland delegates - Matthew O'Neill and Kain Craigs - are among 50 emerging policy leaders from around the world to be selected for a prestigious ten-day leadership programme.
Winners of Social Enterprise NI Awards 2019
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Social Enterprise NI

Social Enterprise NI Gala Awards 2019 in association with Sparq was held on Friday 11th October 2019,
Participant at Artspace
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UCIT

Artspace has received a £30,000 loan from the Building Better Futures Fund to redevelop new facilities in Campsie industrial estate.
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Consumer Council

The most recent Bord Gáis Energy Index was launched yesterday. This shows that over the last year, there has been a 64% reduction in wholesale gas prices, and a 38% reduction in wholesale electricity prices.
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Consumer Council

The Consumer Council is advising ATOL protected Thomas Cook customers to claim their refund as soon as possible.
Ex-Dragons' Den star Jenny Campbell headlines the Cancer Focus NI Ladies' Business Breakfast at the Merchant Hotel on Oct 23.
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Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Entrepreneur and former Dragons’ Den star Jenny Campbell will headline an inspirational Ladies’ Business Breakfast, organised by Cancer Focus NI on October 23 at the Merchant Hotel to mark breast cancer awareness month.
Cyber Guardian Ireland
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Cyber Guardian

All eligible charities should be able to make use of any package that is available free of charge or at a decent reduced rate. We have compiled a list of the most common and useful services which could potentially save your organisation £100k’s.
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Northern Ireland Environment Link

The NICCAP sets out the NI Government's adaptation approach to addressing the climate change risks and opportunities as identified in the UK CCRA 2017 Evidence Report Summary for NI...
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Consumer Council

The Consumer Council has advised passengers affected by Thomas Cook’s compulsory liquidation to check with the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) special Thomas Cook website (thomascook.caa.co.uk) for the most up to date advice and information.
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Consumer Council

The Consumer Council, in partnership with Triangle Housing, and Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, has developed a five part video series to educate and inform consumers living in supported living accommodation about managing their home energy.
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Consumer Council

ScamwiseNI Partnership has today, Thursday 19th September, launched a new Scamwise Champion Scheme, which is designed to empower young people to stay safe from scams and know how to report them.
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Consumer Council

Following further decreases in the wholesale electricity and gas markets from the corresponding period last year, The Consumer Council is calling on energy suppliers to transparently pass these reductions onto consumers.
Radio presenter Rebecca McKinney supports Cancer Focus NI's Support Your Girls breast cancer campaign
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Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Support Your Girls and raise funds for breast cancer patients with Cancer Focus Northern Ireland’s new fundraising and awareness campaign, which marks breast cancer awareness month in October.
Courtney Sleith
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The Prince's Trust

Fairbridge + is a new six week programme that will help young people develop the skills they need to move forward.
BCCM
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Retail Crimewatch, an information and image sharing Exclusion Order project between Belfast City Centre Management (BCCM), retailers and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), has gone digital.
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CADA

IT'S HERE! ? We're ecstatic to share the first One World Festival lineup with you! Visit oneworldfestivalni.com to get your tickets and for more info.
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Consumer Council

Following the announcement by Ryanair that it is cutting or ending some routes from Belfast International Airport from November 2019, The Consumer Council is reminding people of their rights.