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Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency

Census 2021 is here and you should have received your pack in the post. You don't have to wait until census day you can complete as soon as your pack arrives. Here's a guide on how to complete and the help available.
Playday 2021
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PlayBoard NI

Playday is the national day for play in the UK, traditionally held on the first Wednesday in August. Playday 2021 will be celebrated on Wednesday 4 August.
Tracey Robinson joins Standard Utilities telecoms
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Charityline

We are delighted to welcome Tracey Robinson to Charityline and Standard Utilities. Tracey brings a wealth of sector experience and has recently joined us from social enterprise, Fresh Minds Education.
Have you got what it takes to tackle the climate crisis?
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British Council Northern Ireland

The British Council in partnership with Co-operation Ireland are calling for young, inspired people in Northern Ireland to join an online training programme to help tackle some of the biggest issue facing our planet.
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Are you struggling to make healthy choices during the pandemic?
Cancer patient Jill Tsang gave up smoking, with the help of the Cancer Focus NI stop smoking service, because she promised her son.
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Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Cancer patient Jill Tsang is urging smokers to stub out the habit and Make March your Month to Quit.
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Consumer Council

SSE Airtricity gas customers in Northern Ireland will have to find extra money for their gas bill after they announced today (Friday 5 March 2021) an increase of 9.8% from 1 April 2021.
This is how our journey began
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Headway - the brain injury association

24 participants, all of whom have an acquired brain injury are taking part in an 8 week course over Zoom to plant, grow seeds and watch how nature begins to weave its spell of wonder and a sense of ease at how plants and flowers grow.
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Consumer Council

firmus energy has today (Tuesday 2 March 2021) announced it will be increasing its gas prices by 17.75% in the Ten Towns area from 1 April 2021.
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Consumer Council

Bank branch closure risks isolating consumers by removing access to essential services says The Consumer Council, following the news that Bank of Ireland is to close 15 local branches this year.
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Advice NI

Wiseradviser Course on Supporting Clients with Addictions
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Alzheimer's Society

Charity coalition says ‘never again’ as Alzheimer’s Society investigation reveals 92% report pandemic causing more rapid increase in dementia symptoms
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Breast screening aims to find breast cancers early
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Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency

Look out for your census pack which will be arriving at households throughout Northern Ireland in the first week of March 2021
Feel Good With Food
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Directus Training & Consultancy

Join self confessed foodie Rosemary Morrison and learn how to feel good with food with online cookery demonstrations and get a £10 Tesco Voucher towards trying the recipe at home!
Toll Fraud Blog Standard Utilities
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Charityline

Toll fraud is becoming an increasingly common problem for businesses and the telecoms industry. Telephone systems can be insecure and vulnerable to attacks from hackers who profiteer from fraudulent calls, leaving us to foot the bill.
Settled status
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Advice NI

Advice NI is asking for your help to reach as many EU, EEA & Swiss citizens who have not yet applied to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Emma Dowds Tsang and her children support Cancer Focus NI's March a Million challenge
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Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Co Antrim mum Emma Dowds Tsang is encouraging everyone to lace up their trainers and March a Million steps to help Cancer Focus Northern Ireland save its services.
Cancer Research UK publishes EDI strategy - photo to accompany article.
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Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK, has launched its first charity-wide Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy, outlining the charity’s commitments and setting out the immediate actions that it will take to improve, accelerate progress and change.
Faith training and learning calendar
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NICVA

A range of training, learning and networking opportunities for faith organisations are available between now and the end of March 2021.
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PlayBoard NI

Training for School Age Childcare settings in the Northern or Southern Childcare Partnership areas.
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British Red Cross

The British Red Cross is urging the Northern Ireland Executive to provide targeted support for those who are lonely and pushed to the brink during the pandemic...
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Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency

The next census will take place on 21 March 2021. It is really important you take part. Your information helps build a picture of where you live that’ll be used to decide how vital services are planned and funded for the next 10 years.
Organ donation consultation
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Public Health Agency

Consultation closing date 19 February.