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Consumer Council for Northern Ireland

As electric vehicles are growing in popularity in Northern Ireland, we have developed an online guide for those considering a more environmentally friendly option for their next car.
The King's Award for Voluntary Service
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Volunteer Now

Following the Accession of King Charles III, The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service will now become The King’s Award for Voluntary Service (KAVS).
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VIEWdigital

VIEWdigital editor Brian Pelan will be "In Conversation..." with Roisin Wood, Chief Executive of the Community Foundation Northern Ireland to discuss sustainable independent public interest journalism, at Ulster University, Belfast.
ForSight NI
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Sonya Cassidy PR

The introduction of the most advanced retinal camera in September 2022 has led to sight-saving diagnosis for children in NI.
Matthew Lloyd of Matthew Lloyd Architects, winner of the £10,000 prize sponsored by the Oak Foundation, with Take Back the City campaigners who have been working with local communities to develop proposals for the Mackies site for many years. hhttps://www.takebackthecity.ie/competition
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London-based Matthew Lloyd Architects has won a Belfast urban design competition run by Take Back the City
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Action Cancer, Northern Ireland’s leading, local cancer charity is calling all local construction and property companies to choose one Friday morning during July or August to host a Builders’ Tea and raise awareness of the importance of sun safety.
2022 Boardroom Apprentices Polona Rogina, Nathan Wardlow, Funmilayo Tolani
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Excalibur Press

According to the ‘What Boardroom Apprentices Did Next’ report by McNamee Consulting, individuals taking part in the programme reported gaining a multitude of skills as well as benefiting from hands-on experience of sitting on a board.
2022 Boardroom Apprentice Polona Rogina
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Excalibur Press

Tackling diversity is a tricky task for just one person to undertake, but 33 year old Polona Rogina is hoping to kickstart a movement on boosting the inclusion of people from all backgrounds and walks of life in the boardroom.
NOW Group and Lidl Northern Ireland launch new Retail Skills Academy to support people with autism and learning difficulties into retail careers
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LK Communications

Top employer Lidl Northern Ireland and NOW Group launched a pioneering employability programme to support people with learning difficulties and autism into a retail career.
NI Boardroom Apprentice 2022 Group Shot
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Excalibur Press

There’s only one week left to apply for this year’s Boardroom Apprentice programme online via the official Boardroom Apprentice website.
Martina Bradley, Courtesy of Boardroom Apprentice
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Excalibur Press

Stepping out of our comfort zone can cover a range of both somewhat small and inexplicably large tasks, with Martina choosing to leap head-first rather than walk into a new environment, an experience she certainly does not regret grabbing by the horns.
 Eileen Mullan Founder, Boardroom Apprentice
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Excalibur Press

As Boardroom Apprentice gears up to take on a new cohort of apprentices, Eileen Mullan reflects on where previous Boardroom Apprentices have ended up and what they have gone on to do since completing the Programme.
SVP members were congratulated for reaching a volunteering milestone for the Society Pictured are: Mary Waide SVP Regional President, Pat McCann from North Belfast, Rose McGowan SVP National President, Martin Mailey from Limavady, Majella Savage from Kilmegan, Rosemary Devlin from Coleraine, Veronica Archer from Whiteabbey, Anne Cunningham from Kilmegan, Irene McBride and Sally MacNamee from Omagh and Anne Irwin from Coleraine. www.svp.ie
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More than 120 St Vincent de Paul members from across the North Region joined yesterday to celebrate Volunteers’ Week and learn of the inspirational work being undertaken by SVP across Northern Ireland, at the Society’s annual Members’ Day.
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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
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Action Cancer offering free health checks as part of men’s health drive
Brid Coady Weekes, Self Help Africa Northern Ireland Volunteer, is pictured with Rosana Trainor, Manager of Self Help Africa Northern Ireland on Botanic Avenue, South Belfast.
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This week as volunteers are celebrated for their tireless dedication to the charities they devote their time to, Self Help Africa Northern Ireland is celebrating its inspirational volunteers.
Harry Robinson.
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Excalibur Press

Childhood experience of being in the care system has played an important role in the career path for Harry Robinson, giving him a strong desire to give back to his local community.
2022 Boardroom Apprentices Craig Service, Alex Deonarine, Clodagh Palmer and Gillian Orr
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Excalibur Press

 95% Agree Programme Has Improved Diversity Across Boards
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BBC Northern Ireland - Broadcast Appeals

Applications are now being invited for upcoming Broadcast Appeal slots on local television and radio. These opportunities will be available from September 2023 onwards.
Launching the Forum for a Better Housing Market NI report, New Foundations: The route to low carbon homes, is Jim McCooe, Lloyds Banking Group Ambassador for Northern Ireland; Professor Martin Haran of Ulster University; and David Little, Chair of the Forum for a Better Housing Market NI.
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A new report from the Forum for a Better Housing Market NI has revealed that nearly two-thirds of homes across Northern Ireland need to be upgraded to reduce their emissions in a bid to meet net zero targets.
Hinch
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Sonya Cassidy PR

The Columban Way Mapping Project was successfully launched at Hinch Distillery on Friday 2 June.
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Excalibur Press

Make a splash at your local fire station!
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Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service ( BSO PaLS)

Pre-Tender Market Engagement Paper - Counselling and Therapeutic Interventions for Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence and Abuse
Self Help Africa is appealing for donations of unwanted items for its shops
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You're refreshing your wardrobe, packing away our winter woollies, and getting out our summer wear out for the months ahead. And you might also decide that a bit of a clear out and a reorganise is in order.
2022 Boardroom Apprentice Ciara Burch
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Excalibur Press

Ciara Burch had long recognised the impact of board involvement throughout her role as a Project Management Consultant at PwC.