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Volunteers & Paid Staff: Exploring the Issues
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Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd

Volunteer Now have just published their latest information sheet.
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Consumer Council

Today (31 August 2020) marks the start of The Consumer Council’s ‘True Cost’ campaign, which is raising awareness of the practical help available to Northern Ireland households that are struggling financially during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Susan Picken, director Cathedral Quarter Trust & Culture Night Belfast
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Calling all artists, makers and creators...
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Public Health Agency

StopCOVID NI app to be extended to under-18s
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Kith & Kin Financial Wellbeing - Social Enterprise

Our Social Enterprise can now provide Live and/or Recorded Financial Wellbeing Webinars to help Employee's & Community Groups through the Covid19 crisis. Many people are struggling Financially to adjust, so we can help with Financial information & advice
Taking outdoor play seriously
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PlayBoard NI

PlayBoard has developed new materials for primary schools, highlighting the importance of playing, and playing and learning outdoors as a vital ingredient for a healthy and happy childhood.
Susan Picken, director Cathedral Quarter Trust & Culture Night Belfast
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Culture Night Belfast is set to go ahead with an online celebration of the arts that will include a rich mix of music, film, performance and much more on September 18.
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safefood

safefood is providing funding to community organisations to deliver healthy eating projects to participants in their own homes.
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Public Health Agency

Public Health Agency ‘Advice on car sharing’ during COVID-19
Thermal Screening from just £2 per day
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Charityline

With the R number steadily rising and phase two of the ubiquitous virus firmly underway, Standard Utilities looks at the history of Thermal Screening Cameras and asks whether they really can save lives - and whether now is the time to act.
Lynne Kavanagh (left) has been appointed as BCM's new Deputy CEO. Pictured here with Nicky Conway, BCM CEO.
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Belfast Central Mission

BCM has appointed Lynne Kavanagh as its new Deputy Chief Executive to support the development and implementation of the organisation’s growth and to oversee the delivery of care across its projects.
Autonomie Youth Project Officer Nicole Hammond helped young people design their own reusable tote bags with the packs they received as part of recent virtual summer scheme.
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Autonomie

A Belfast charity boss has praised her team for their hard work in preparing a whole host of virtual activities for disabled youngsters.
Pic 2 L-R Joe O'Neill, Kerrie Sweeney, Colin H Davidson
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Titanic Foundation

The Maritime Mile Treasure Trail, an exciting new outdoor family experience aimed at encouraging locals and visitors to explore Belfast’s Historic waterfront, has been launched.   A joint initiative between Titanic Foundation and Belfast Harbour, the trai
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Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service ( BSO PaLS)

Pre Tender Engagement — Primary Care Talking Therapies for Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
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Consumer Council

Following a new report published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) regarding airline refunds, The Consumer Council is urging the CAA to ensure airlines act responsibly towards their customers, and is urging consumers to act now to secure their refunds
Dark Hedges
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Nexus NI

NEXUS NI is auctioning unique pieces of art by local artists who have donated their paintings to help support survivors of sexual trauma.
Playday
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PlayBoard NI

Playday is the national day for play in the UK, celebrated this year on Wednesday 5 August, with the theme Everyday Freedoms Everyday Adventures.
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Advice NI

All of Advice NI's #AnytimeOnline training courses are now free until the end of July 2021.
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Consumer Council

In the coming weeks, Northern Ireland Water will be sending out water bills to businesses in Northern Ireland. To help avoid any surprises and ensure businesses are being billed correctly, The Consumer Council has developed a range of helpful resources.
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NICVA

NICVA and partners haven't let COVID 19 stop the Transformative Leadership Programme. Support for leadership in interface areas has never been more important so we're all set to bring you Autumn courses online.
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Housing Rights

The Housing Mediation Service operated by Housing Rights and funded by the Department for Communities, offers tenants and landlords in the private rented sector a new way of finding agreements that are sustainable and satisfactory for both parties.
Impossible to Ignore campaign
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Versus Arthritis

Lockdown has made living with arthritis harder. The pain of waiting for joint replacement surgery is impossible to ignore. We need a national plan to restart treatment & bring down waiting lists safely.
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PlayBoard NI

PlayBoard NI, the lead agency for play in Northern Ireland has welcomed the NI Executive’s decision to allow the reopening of Play Parks from 10 July as part of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions.
Meet some of the Ulster University team who will be clocking up 100km for Cancer Focus NI
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Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

A dynamic group of cancer care researchers at the Ulster University have organised a Clock the Kms event to raise much-needed cash for local charity Cancer Focus Northern Ireland as its income hits an all-time low.
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Consumer Council

For Northern Ireland travellers, recent changes to COVID-19 travel rules are causing confusion and uncertainty.