The Consumer Council, who are the statutory complaints body for transport, energy, water and postal services in Northern Ireland, picked up two awards at the 2019 UK Complaints Handling Awards in London.
Positive Life, a charity that helps people living with or affected by HIV in Northern Ireland, has been selected from more than 370 organisations across the UK as one of 10 winners of the 2019 GSK IMPACT Awards.
It seems that making friends on the doorstep may becoming a thing of the past for many in Northern Ireland as 46% of us don’t know our neighbours’ names and only 25% would knock on a new neighbour’s door to welcome them to the neighbourhood. Nearly 70% of
Big Lunch competition in Northern Ireland
The Big Lunch is running an art and poetry competition open to people of all ages across Northern Ireland with prizes of £25 in vouchers for a range of age categories and £100 for the overall winner.
To mark its 50th birthday, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has launched a new fundraiser – Cheers to 50 Years - calling on local people to ask for donations for cancer research instead of gifts on their birthday this year.
The British Red Cross organised a special Tackling Loneliness at Major Life Transitions event at Stormont ahead of Valentine’s Day, urging cross-party political representatives to join experts from across the sector to take action against loneliness.
If so, or if you’d just like to know more, we’d love to hear from you. NICVA placement student Emma Bramble (QUB) is undertaking an eight week project to find out how aware of the Sustainable Development Goals the voluntary & community sector in NI is.