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Event
Online / Virtual Workshop

UK Parliament - Education and Engagement Service

Delivered by an Education Officer from the Westminster Parliament, this online workshop offers participants the opportunity to learn about how Parliament works; its relevance to everyday life and, most importantly, how citizens can get their voices heard through engagement in democratic processes.
Dates:
27 July - 20 November 2020
London
Event
Conference

Rural Community Network

Our theme for the Annual Conference is 'Celebrating Rural Life'. We will be exploring how local groups and people really embrace self-help and community development across rural regions despite austerity, lack of investment and withdrawal of services.
Dates:
29 November 2018
Bellaghy
Organisation
VCSE

14
The Avenue
Craigavon
United Kingdom

To be a best in class Advocacy service available to all, free of charge.

To provide intervention skills in a timely manner and to act proportionately as befits the outcome

Event
Seminar

British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland

Pioneering research funded by the British Heart Foundation has helped us better understand the link between air pollution and heart and circulatory disease. Hear from the experts about this and discuss how we improve air quality in Northern Ireland.
Dates:
27 November 2019
Belfast
Job | Flexible

Administration and Finance Officer

Integrated Education Fund

£20,092 - £24,491 per annum (full-time), depending on experience. 
Belfast
Organisation
Other

63-75 Duncairn Gardens
(At Groundwork)
Belfast
BT15 2GB
United Kingdom

Adoption is a way of providing a permanent home and family to a child who can't be brought up by their birth family.
Event
Seminar

Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland

A forum to discuss research, outreach and advocacy on migrant health inequalities, connecting researchers, practitioners and policymakers.
Dates:
09 October 2019
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

CoG Training

Aim of Training: To raise awareness of the potential impact of ACEs on individuals and communities.
Dates:
12 February 2020 05 March 2020
Belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Training/Advice Workshop

CoG Training

Aim of Training: To raise awareness of the potential impact of ACEs on individuals and communities. ***This training is accredited by the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland and not Ofqual Regulated through Qualsafe.***
Dates:
10 September 2020 10 September 2020
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

CoG Training

Aim of Training: To raise awareness of the potential impact of ACEs on individuals and communities. ***This training is accredited by the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland and not Ofqual Regulated through Qualsafe.***
Dates:
01 April 2020 14 April 2020
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice Workshop

CoG Training

Aim of Training: To build on learning from awareness sessions and develop skills that promote a trauma sensitive response
Dates:
26 February 2020 26 March 2020
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice Workshop

CoG Training

Aim of Training: To build on learning from awareness sessions and develop skills that promote a trauma sensitive response ***This training is accredited by the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland and not Ofqual Regulated through Qualsafe.*** Dates: Tue 23rd June 2020 9:30am – 12:30pm or Wed 1st July 2020 9:30am – 12:30pm
Dates:
24 September 2020 24 September 2020
Belfast
News

Advice NI

Advice NI is supporting EU citizens and their families to continue to live, work and study in the UK after June 30th, 2021.
Advice NI Effective Tendering Course
News

Advice NI

This award-winning, two-day training course has now been updated for live online delivery. It will equip participants with an understanding of the procurement process. The course will run from 10am - 1pm on Monday 29th June and Monday 6th July.
Organisation
VCSE

Merrion Business Centre
58 Howard Street
Belfast
BT1 6PJ
United Kingdom

Advice Space is a charity providing free,independent,confidential, impartial advice
Organisation
VCSE

3 Lower Crescent
Belfast
BT7 1NR
United Kingdom

Age NI is the leading charity for older people in Northern Ireland. Our society is ageing. More than 350,000 older people live here today and in the next twenty years, the number of people over 50 will increase by more than 30%.
Organisation
VCSE

Merrion Business Centre
58 Howard Street
Belfast
BT1 6PJ
United Kingdom

Age Sector Platform is a charity which represents the interests of older people in Northern Ireland. It supports older people to make their voice heard on the issues that matter to them. It is responsible for the Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament.

News

Consumer Council

The Consumer Council has written to the Civil Aviation Authority urging them to ensure that airlines provide passengers with the refunds they are legally entitled to under EU regulations, following numerous flight cancellations amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Organisation
Other

17 Graham Gardens
Lisburn
BT28 1XE
United Kingdom

Lagan Valley Association for the Alliance Party.
Organisation
Other

Room 279, Northern Ireland Assembly, Parliament Buildings
Ballymiscaw, Stormont
Belfast
BT4 3XX
United Kingdom

Andrew Muir MLA for North Down
Organisation
Other

Room 279, Northern Ireland Assembly, Parliament Buildings
Ballymiscaw, Stormont
Belfast
BT4 3XX
United Kingdom

Andrew Muir Alliance Party MLA for North Down
Organisation
Other

Room 279, Northern Ireland Assembly
Parliament Buildings, Ballymiscaw, Stormont
Belfast,
BT4 3XX
United Kingdom

Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for North Down Constituency
Organisation
VCSE

Ash Grove
Wildflower Way
BELFAST
BT12 6TA
United Kingdom

The Association for Real Change is a leading umbrella body representing service providers in the learning disability sector.
Organisation
VCSE

AvilaMedia

AvilaMedia

Belfast City Centre
Belfast
BT2 7AF
United Kingdom

We are a social enterprise that specialises in community and research projects and hosts a co-operative media platform for aspiring young writers in the realm of current affairs, travel and conflict transformation.
Organisation
VCSE

Ballee Community Centre
Ballee Drive
Ballymena
BT42 3EX
United Kingdom

Ballymena South, one of four Community Clusters in Ballymena, was formed in January 2011 and consists of nine core member groups from the Ballykeel, Ballee and Harryville areas.
The Consumer Council wants to remind consumers that from this Saturday businesses can no longer apply an additional charge (surcharge) to your order when you pay by debit or credit card.
News

Consumer Council

The Consumer Council wants to remind consumers that from this Saturday businesses can no longer apply an additional charge (surcharge) to your order when you pay by debit or credit card.
Pictured collecting on Christmas Eve for BCM on the Lisburn Road are Brian Gordon, Hanna Hyland and Reverend Emily Hyland, all of Belfast South Methodist Church
News

Belfast Central Mission

The annual BCM Christmas Eve street collection raised a grand total of £7,526.35 in 2018.
Organisation
VCSE

BCS London
Ground Floor 25 Copthall Avenue
London
EC2R 7BP
United Kingdom

BCS is a charity with a royal charter, our agenda is to lead the IT industry through its ethical challenges, to support the people who work in the industry, and to make IT good for society. We have 68,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to our mission. Everything we do at BCS is built on our five strategic pillars, which make it possible for us to raise standards and realise greater potential in the technology industry. These are: 1. Supporting Careers 2. Sharing Expertise 3. Improving Education 4.
Event
Art & Culture Conference Launch

Belfast Healthy Cities

Following on from the success of the WHO International Healthy Cities Conference, Changing Cities to Change the World, Celebrating thirty years of the Healthy Cites movement, held last week in Belfast, we are delighted to announce the Belfast Healthy Cities, ‘Healthy City’ 2018 awards.  There are four award categories, Promoting Health Equity; Healthy Places; Healthy Living and Engaging for Change. The call for entry is open until 5.00pm Monday 12 November 2018. Further information and to submit an online application visit https://awards.belfasthealthycities.com/ The awards will be presented at a high profile ceremony in Belfast on Tuesday 11 December 2018.
Dates:
02 - 12 November 2018
Belfast
Organisation
VCSE

Belfast Pride Centre
First Floor
Belfast
BT1 1FF
United Kingdom

Belfast Pride is one of the biggest festivals in Belfast – we aim to promote equality, visibility and inclusion for the LGBT+ community in Belfast and we reach up to 55,000 people each year with over 130 events across 10 days.