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Consultation Paper on Hate Crime legislation in Northern Ireland

Consultation Paper 08 January 2020 Judge Desmond Marrinan has today launched his Consultation Paper on Hate Crime legislation in Northern Ireland. The Consultation will remain open until 31 March 2020. Consultation Paper (PDF 3.3 MB) Consultation questions (PDF 1.2 MB) Consultation Paper – Abridged Version

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Informing the Election: 2019

The British Office of National Statistics has released a blog on the Dec2019 Elections Go to the link for details: Informing the election: 2019

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AccessNI – Useful information for Organisations

AccessNI – Useful information for Organisations AccessNI has developed Guidance to understand the information that could be displayed on disclosure certificates. https://www.justice-ni.gov.uk/articles/accessni-corporate-information?fbclid=IwAR2uR1DAjgIZEcJ8uK1yvNMSQWwkTpMoU0Q4VOv5N0YHyLeAHqiRVqj4hJs

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#CelebrateNationalLottery25 Fund

A £2 million fund from The National Lottery set to bring people in Northern Ireland together and boost community spirit opens  Communities throughout Northern Ireland can apply to a £2 million National Lottery fund called #CelebrateNationalLottery25 to celebrate the National Lottery’s 25th Birthday. Thousands of grants are available to anyone with a great idea to make a difference in their …

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ABC Council Survey on Services

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council are collating information from various community groups, public agencies and advice services to put together a guide for new residents to the Borough, including migrants, refugees and minority ethnic communities. It is hoped that this will help new arrivals to get any advice or service that is required to ensure that they feel welcome to the Borough. …

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Grants Available from Belfast City Council

The following Small Grants are now open for applications at Belfast City Council. The submission deadline for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday 10 January 2020.   Community Festivals Fund Arts & Heritage Project Grant Policing and Community Safety Grant Good Relations Grant Summer Intervention Fund Parks Events Grant Sports Events Grant Support for Sport Small Development Grant …

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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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RCN Tracing Our Family Roots Course – Craigavon

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council PEACE IV in partnership with Rural Community Network, is offering a free six week programme for people living in the Council area called Tracing Our Family Roots. This programme has been very popular in the past in terms of researching family history through the archives. The course will take place on the following …

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Active Citizens Grant Funding Available To Community-Focused Organisations

Active Citizens Grant Funding Available To Community-Focused Organisations Grant funding is available for Northern Ireland organisations to become Delivery Partners in Active Citizens, the British Council’s social leadership training programme. The British Council are offering grants to community-focused organisations through their social leaderships training programme, Active Citizens. Active Citizens is a non-profit programme which promotes understanding of different cultures within …

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