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Eden Project Communities

Join us for the next eden project Communities camp. An experience designed for people who want to make good things happen where they live. This camp is for beginner volunteers and people who have ideas they have not had teh courage to take action on yet.
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Consumer Council

Libraries NI has announced its commitment to a scams protection initiative, designed to empower adults learning computer and internet skills for the first time to stay safe from scams and know how to report them.
Young people participating in an activity session, picutred with volunteers and staff including Sandra McDonald and Lynne Morrison at Shaftsbury Community and Recreation Centre, Belfast
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PR's Me

Autonomie has appointed 8 new volunteers after a surge in demand on the back of the Covid pandemic and following the launch of its SAIL and Family Voice Hub pilot projects.
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Northern Ireland Youth Forum

NIYF Launch Survey - Our Voices: Looking Beyond Borders - to find out views and attitudes of young people in NI & ROI on Covid, Identity, Culture, the Past & the Future. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/OurVoicesLookingBeyondBorders
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Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service ( BSO PaLS)

Pre Tender Market Engagement Paper - Tender for Contracts for the Provision of Domiciliary Care Services in the Western Health and Social Care Trust Area
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Consumer Council

As consumers in Northern Ireland continue to do more online shopping due to the impact of COVID-19, the Consumer Council has compiled some top tips to help them avoid becoming victims of parcel delivery scams.
Autonomie staff, volunteers and participants at Shaftsbury Recreation and Community Centre in Belfast.
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PR's Me

Young people aged 16-30 with complex additional needs across 8 local council areas can access life skills classes through SAIL pilot project.
Play Your Part
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PlayBoard NI

Play Your Part is a one-year pilot project led by PlayBoard and funded by the Education Authority. The project aims to support youth groups to embed a culture of effective participation and practice with children aged four to eight years.
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Action Cancer issues stark warning to public to not underestimate the strength of the sun
The Leadership Series
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Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd

When we launched our new Training Schedule in April, we included a new Leadership Series, consisting of 4 different but complimentary sessions.  Each session covers a different topic regarding leadership of an organisation, programme or project.
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Charity Commission for Northern Ireland

Did you know that one of the biggest factors influencing the public's trust and confidence in charities is that the organisation does what it says it will?
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Consumer Council

The Consumer Council is urging AIB customers to review their banking needs ahead of the upcoming closure of several local branches later this year. Eight of AIB’s 15 branches are due to close on 12 November 2021.
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Consumer Council

The Consumer Council is urging Danske Bank customers to review their banking needs ahead of the upcoming closure of four local branches later this year. Ballygawley, Mallusk, Hillsborough and University Road in Belfast are due to close 22 October 2021.
SE NI Awards Logo 2021
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Social Enterprise NI

Social Enterprise NI Annual Gala Awards 2021 will take place on Friday 15th October 2021.
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George Best Belfast City Airport

The Belfast City Airport Forum is a consultative body representing local communities, public authorities, airport management and airport users. The Forum is inviting applications from residents’ organisations who wish to nominate a representative.
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Consumer Council

SSE Airtricity has today (Friday 2 July 2021) announced it will be increasing electricity prices by 9.7% from 1st August 2021. This will see the typical SSE Airtricity customer needing to find up to an extra £58 per year.
Prince's Trust volunteers
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The Prince's Trust

The Prince's Trust is looking for volunteers to support young people across Northern Ireland.
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Consumer Council

Electric Ireland will increase its electricity prices by 10.2% from 1 August 2021. This is the second increase announced by Electric Ireland this year. The typical Electric Ireland customer will see their bill rise by around £60 per year.
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Consumer Council

With savings available when switching supplier, the Utility Regulator and Consumer Council for Northern Ireland are encouraging business consumers to check their bills and review their energy spend.
Summer of play challenge
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PlayBoard NI

To help children and young people enjoy a summer of play this year, PlayBoard NI is sharing the Summer of Play Challenge!
 Forth Meadow Community Greenway volunteers standing with their bikes in front of bridge at Springfield Dam as they take part in cycle training
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Sustrans

After a successful first wave of recruitment, Sustrans and Intercomm are opening up applications for the second group of Volunteer Walk and Cycle Leaders.
Fuel Round Oil Buying Club
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Fuel Round

Heating oil clubs are a long proven way to save 10% to 15% on your home heating oil bill. With the advent of Fuel Round, that saving is available to all residents of Northern Ireland, and the service is modern, sleek and super easy to use.
Matt O'Neill (right) with fellow Future Leaders Connect delegates in 2019.
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British Council Northern Ireland

Applications are open for Future Leaders Connect, a 6-week online global policy and leadership programme. 
Managing & Motivating Volunteers
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Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd

To celebrate the end of Volunteers' Week 2021 and in time for Thank You Day, Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd has some exciting news as we continue to embrace the new environment of volunteers.
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Consumer Council

To help keep everyone entertained this summer, The Consumer Council has designed a series of free games, quizzes and activities for all to get involved with.