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PR's Me

Young people with additional needs aged 16 – 30 from Belfast and surrounding areas who took part in a summer activity programme hosted by award-winning charity Autonomie have hailed it the “best ever”.
Organ donation
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Public Health Agency

Organ Donation Week takes place across the UK from Monday 20th - Sunday 26th September.
Organ donation
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Public Health Agency

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) are offering support to groups and organisations, particularly those within Black, Asian, Mixed Race and Minority Ethnic communities, to raise awareness of living organ donation.
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Action Cancer Golf Day returns to Shandon Park Golf Club on Friday 1st October
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Consumer Council

Bright Energy has announced is set to increase its electricity tariff by up to 20% from 9 September 2021. This is the second tariff increase announcement from the electricity supplier in three months.
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Rural Community Network

Are you part of a rural community group? Please take part in our survey which will help shape the future of this project in relation to funding opportunities, training, and events themed around rural heritage. #communityheritage #ourstoshare
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George Best Belfast City Airport

The deadline for applications from residents’ organisations wishing to join the Belfast City Airport Community Forum has been extended to 30 September 2021.
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PlayBoard NI

To ensure we have a better understanding of both the opportunities and challenges for School Age Childcare provision, PlayBoard is undertaking a State of the Sector survey. 
Advice NI Nobody in the Dark
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Advice NI

Advice NI are offering people a free and confidential session to help them take part in Clean Slate’s money health-check programme. This is designed to help you save money, go online and ensure you’re receiving everything you’re entitled to.
cartoon lightbulbe - advert for eden project community camp for volunteers
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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 the 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.