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Annual World AIDS Day Conference

The Rainbow Project would like to invite you to our annual World AIDS Day conference on Monday 2nd December, 12.00 pm – 4.00 pm at the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre, Limavady supported by the Western Health and Social Care Trust. World AIDS Day takes place each year on 1st December and is an opportunity for politicians, communities and …

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Reading and Writing for Peace Project

Charmain Jones, CSI Officer with RCN has been approached by Leon Litvack from Queen’s University Belfast who is interested in running a creative peacebuilding programme in the Mid Tyrone area through Rural Community Network. It is envisaged that this programme could take place at our offices (day or evening time) during the month of December or January 2014. This project …

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Multi-Cultural Festival and Fun day for Magherafelt

Magherafelt’s first Multi-Cultural Festival took place on Saturday 5th October 2013 at Meadowbank Sports Arena, Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, from 12 noon – 4:00pm.  This was a first festival of Ethnic Arts, Culture and Heritage in Magherafelt which aimed to celebrate the diversity of the district. “The Magherafelt festival has been largely organised by ArtsEkta, a Belfast Company that organised the …

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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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Momentous Times Exhibition – Centre for Contemporary Art

Momentous Times features new and recent artworks by ten artists, whom many have never exhibited in Northern Ireland before. On September 7th and November 2nd, CCA will host public forums organised and moderated by scholar and writer Marina Vishmidt. The exhibition also includes a handful screenings and talks, which are free and open to everyone. The first two decades of the …

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Small Worlds Workshops

WHAT ARE ‘SMALL WORLDS’ WORKSHOPS? ‘Small Worlds’ are cafe-style events in which people circulate around tables hosted by volunteers from different nationalities. The workshops introduce a taste of the diversity that exists in NI and provide safe spaces in which participants can meaningfully begin to engage with those from different backgrounds and other parts of the world. For many participants, these …

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Cultural explorations at the Linenhall Library this Autumn.

Arts Council funding for cultural events programme. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is delighted to fund the exceptional programme of cultural events taking place at the Linenhall Library Belfast this Autumn. Highlights of the programme include a sold-out-reading by Micheal O’Siadhail from his “Collected Poems”, the work of local visual artists including Jennifer Hulme and Doris Houston will be …

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Employment Training

Improving your work skills: getting started There are plenty of options if you want to improve your work skills. If you are looking for a job, there are several schemes to help you. Most give you the opportunity to learn while you are doing so. If you are working, you may be able to get training through your employer. Search …

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National Minimum Wage Rates

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is a minimum amount per hour that most workers in the UK are entitled to be paid. Find out what the current rates are and where to get help if you think you are being paid below the minimum wage rate. New rates from 1 October 2013 The following rates will come into effect on …

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