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Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s Community Support Helpline

Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is here to work for the community, to improve lives and revitalise and support communities. Through this pilot initiative their aim is to provide information, support and signposting in relation to volunteering, employability, training, health and wellbeing, advice services and food support. You can call them, leave a message, email or submit an …

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Census Engagement Workshops

The Census is a count of everyone who lives in Northern Ireland. It builds a detailed and comprehensive picture of the population, reflecting everyone in society. The results are invaluable for developing public policy, planning services and allocating public money. The last census was in 2011 and revealed some key changes from 2001 including; The usually resident Census Day population …

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EU Settlement Scheme – One Million People Granted Status

This week the millionth person was granted status under the EU Settlement Scheme – just five months after the Scheme fully opened. The Home Office is committed to making the process of applying to the EU Settlement Scheme as simple and straightforward as possible and looks for reasons to grant status, not refuse it. This milestone has been announced alongside …

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Freedom Acts Website

Craigavon Intercultural Programme is excited to let everyone know that they have launched a new website for their Freedom Acts Programme. Freedom Acts is a project of Craigavon Intercultural Programme and is a dynamic resource educating young people and the wider community about human trafficking and exploitation. Please take a moment to go and visit www.freedomacts.co.uk and explore and share …

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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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Parents Information Sessions on the Education System

Need advice on supporting your child’s education? Want to know more about the education system in Northern Ireland? BELONG is organising free information sessions on the Education System in Northern Ireland in partnership with Transforming Learning Communities and the Southern Education and Library Board (SELB). TO FIND OUT MORE OR REGISTER: Ring or email Roisin Clements on 028 87741960 or …

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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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