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NI Water – Free information sessions

Northern Ireland Water are offering free information sessions to community groups where they can offer practical information and items around the issues of Protecting your Pipes in Winter, Water Conservation, Water for Health and Your Water Supply.   To arrange a session or for more information, contact Anna Marshall – Outreach and Learning Officer on 028 90354716 or 07890521580 or email …

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Drawing Together: the art of building intercultural relationships

Community Arts Partnership through The Programme for Intercultural Arts Support (PICAS) is delighted to invite you to this interactive collective learning event. This will be the first of a series of conversations, events and processes designed to develop creative processes and intercultural relationships. Who should attend? Are you a community artist/cultural facilitator looking to enhance your practice using an intercultural …

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Hate Crime Round Table

South Belfast DPCSP have identified Hate Crime as a priority in South Belfast and would like to invite you to a facilitated round table discussion on; Date: Wednesday 20 November 2013 Time: 6.00pm—8.00pm Venue: Malone House, Barnett’s Demesne, Belfast          We know you are already delivering relevant support and services; We welcome this opportunity to directly engage with you; We need your …

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WOMAD returns to the East for Belfast Music Week

The World Of Music Arts & Dance will have a welcome return to the Skainos Centre East Belfast Friday 14th November, when schools from Lisburn, Banbridge & North Down present their performances and artwork at the WOMAD outreach programme winter showcase. The event runs from 10am – 3pm and is open to everyone of all ages to attend and see …

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Regional Group Looking at BME Carer Issues

A regional group has been working to identify and support carers from ethnic minority backgrounds.  Its membership includes the Public Health Agency, the five Health & Social Care Trusts, Barnardos and the Carers Trust.  The key aims of the group have been: To promote a co-ordinated approach, to address BME carer health and social wellbeing issues; To raise the profile …

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Olympia Leisure Centre Transformation

Olympia Leisure Centre is set to undergo an exciting transformation and hoping to build a new leisure facility at the new Windsor Park stadium, which is expected to open in 2015. This offers a unique opportunity to improve the existing council facility and the land around it, creating a modern, state-of-the-art ‘activity hub’. Belfast City Council is aiming to work …

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Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) 2 Day Training

The Bamford Vision for Northern Ireland puts a recovery approach at the centre of all mental health and learning disability interventions. WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) is a self directed recovery approach to monitor uncomfortable, distressing feelings and behaviours, through planned responses, reducing, modifying or eliminating them. It also includes plans for responses from others when you are unable to make …

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Attention all Interpreters – Maternity OCN Level 4 Training

The Belfast Trust is offering the opportunity to express your interest in registering for the Maternity OCN Level 4 training module which will be held on the 18th November 2013. This session will take place at the Belfast City Hospital (Post Grad Lecture Theatre and Larkin Room) – from 9:30am – 4pm in Belfast. On this occasion, priority for registration …

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Calling all English Language Teachers in the Belfast Area

You are invited to an informal meeting at 6pm on Tues 5th November at Mediation NI, 83 University Street, Belfast – light tea provided. With the growing number of formal and informal English classes now being run in Belfast it seems to be a good idea for those involved to come together to network, share experiences and encourage one another. …

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Domestic Violence – ‘Working together to support BME Families’ FREE SEMINAR

Individuals from all groups in society are subjected to Domestic Violence and Abuse, but there may be additional compounding factors for Black and Minority Ethnic families. They may find it difficult to seek help due to actual or perceived discrimination, prejudice and racial discrimination. Increased isolation, family and/or community pressure or collusion to keep the abuse a secret, cultural factors and …

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