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Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

Action Cancer has joined forces with WorkPal, encouraging men to nominate a Work Pal and grow a moustache, goatee or beard this November in aid of the charity’s cancer prevention and support services.
Action Cancer
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Sonya Cassidy PR

MCL InsureTech topped Technology and CSR categories as well as being recognised in the Best Marketing Initiative category
Mary Waide, Regional President North Region, St Vincent de Paul
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On this, the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Sunday 17 October), the Society of St Vincent de Paul is calling on those in need to come forward for help rather than suffering in silence.
Mary Waide, Regional President North Region, St Vincent de Paul
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Regional President of St Vincent de Paul, Mary Waide, is urging shoppers to think of others and shop consciously when redeeming their £100 Spend Local pre-paid card.
Launching the sixth Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport, is Stephen Patton, representing Principal Sponsor George Best Belfast City Airport; Linda-Jane Doherty representing Media Partner, Belfast Live; and Jonathan McAlpin, Chair of Eastside Awards Committee. Enter now at www.eastsideawards.org
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As we navigate our way out of the pandemic, the Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport is returning to celebrate those who have shown courage, leadership and gone the extra mile in the past year.
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NSPCC

Raising a generation of children who have grown up in a digital world can be challenging for parents, it can be difficult to know where to begin when trying to navigate keeping them safe.
Jim Dennison, Chief Executive at Simon Community, Communities Minister, Deirdre Hargey and Kirsten Hewitt, Director of Homelessness Services, Simon Community at the launch of Creating Homes. The charity will  buy as well as manage 50 homes for people who are homeless as part of its 50th birthday celebrations.
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Open Strategic Communications

Simon Community has launched a new ‘Creating Homes’ programme to buy as well as manage 50 homes for people who are homeless as part of its 50th birthday celebrations.
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Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service ( BSO PaLS)

Consultation Discussion — NHSCT Domiciliary Care Provision
Cyber security awareness month - Oct 2021
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NICVA

Cyber Month is an annual event held globally every October. The NI Cyber Security Centre working with a number of partner organisations have put together an extensive programme of events for individuals, charities and small businesses.
Pictured outside BCM headquarters in Belfast city centre are Nicky Conway (left) and Gayle McGurnaghan, Head of People and Organisational Development.
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Belfast Central Mission has been shortlisted for the Investors in People Awards 2021
​St Vincent de Paul members, Patricia McKeown, PJ McClean and Tom Mulholland, have been recognised by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They were presented with awards for their outstanding commitment to SVP in Kilmore, Newcastle and the surrounding areas. www.svpni.co.uk
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Three members of St Vincent de Paul have been recognised by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Series of VOLT Sessions
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Volunteer Now

Do you want to network, learn and share with other volunteer involving organisations? Volunteer Organisations Linking Together (VOLT) are free sessions for those who want to focus on a volunteering issue with other like-minded individuals.
rainbow pop in power up big lunch and eden communities mid and east antrim council logo
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Eden Project Communities

Eden Project Communities and Volunteer Now invite you to pop in and power up at the open shop, opposite Primark Ballymena Tower centre 18 – 24 October. Community minded workers and volunteers can pop in to receive a little thanks and an energy boost plus
BBC Northern Ireland Broadcast Appeals
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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 January 2022 onwards.
The Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Errol Thompson, is pictured with Denny Elliott, Head of Self Help Africa Northern Ireland, launching the charity’s carbon offsetting campaign. Small and medium sized companies across Fermanagh and Omagh are being encouraged to join with the charity and plant a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint.
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Small and medium companies across Fermanagh and Omagh are being urged to join Northern Ireland development charity, Self Help Africa, in planting a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint
Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Graham Warke, is pictured with Denny Elliott, Head of Self Help Africa Northern Ireland, launching the charity’s carbon offsetting campaign. Small and medium sized companies across Derry and Strabane are being encouraged to join with the charity and plant a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint.
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Small and medium sized companies across Derry and Strabane are being urged to join Northern Ireland development charity, Self Help Africa, in planting a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint
Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Richard Holmes, is pictured with Denny Elliott, Head of Self Help Africa Northern Ireland, launching the charity’s carbon offsetting campaign. Small and medium sized companies across Causeway Coast and Glens are being encouraged to join with the charity and plant a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint.
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Small and medium companies across Causeway Coast and Glens are being urged to join Northern Ireland development charity, Self Help Africa, in planting a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint
Deputy Mayor of Ards and North Down, Councillor Robert Adair, is pictured with Denny Elliott, Head of Self Help Africa Northern Ireland, launching the charity’s carbon offsetting campaign. Small and medium sized companies across Ards and North Down are being encouraged to join with the charity and plant a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint.
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Small and medium companies across Ards and North Down are being urged to join Northern Ireland development charity, Self Help Africa, in planting a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint.
Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Alderman Stephen Martin, is pictured with Denny Elliott, Head of Self Help Africa Northern Ireland, launching the charity’s carbon offsetting campaign. Small and medium sized companies across Lisburn and Castlereagh are being encouraged to join with the charity and plant a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint.
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Small and medium companies across Lisburn and Castlereagh are being urged to join Northern Ireland development charity, Self Help Africa, in planting a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint.
Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Billy Webb, is pictured with Denny Elliott, Head of Self Help Africa Northern Ireland, launching the charity’s carbon offsetting campaign. Small and medium sized companies across Antrim and Newtownabbey are being encouraged to join with the charity and plant a million new trees both here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint.
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Small and medium sized companies across Antrim and Newtownabbey being urged to join Northern Ireland development charity, Self Help Africa, in planting a million new trees here in Northern Ireland and in Africa, while offsetting their carbon footprint
Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens, Cllr Richard Holmes, is pictured during his visit to Vincent’s Cushendall in celebration of Second Hand September, with Eugene Graffin, SVP member, Mary McCurry, SVP Conference President, and Seana Lynn, Vincent’s Shop Manager. www.svp.ie
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Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Cllr Richard Holmes visited their local Vincent’s in Cushendall in celebration of Second Hand September.
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Fermanagh and Omagh District Council Chair Cllr Errol Thompson visited the local Vincent’s at Killyclogher in celebration of Second Hand September.
Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council Alderman Glenn Barr, is pictured during his visit to Vincent’s Tullygally in celebration of Second Hand September, with shop volunteer Marta Bartczak. www.svp.ie
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Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council Alderman Glenn Barr visited their local Vincent’s at Tullygally in celebration of Second Hand September and they were invited to choose an outfit to wear at an upcoming civic event.
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Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Graham Warke, visited their local Vincent’s in Strabane in celebration of Second Hand September and they were invited to choose an outfit to wear at an upcoming civic event.
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Consumer Council

Firmus energy has announced today, 29 September 2021, an increase of 32.98% from 22 October 2021 for gas customers in the Greater Belfast area.