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Sports Opportunities with Belfast City Council’s Every Body Active Programme

BCC have 15 different programmes across 12 delivery partners, who engage Belfast participants with their coaching schedule each year of the funding. From the programme, Every Body Active is offering a group up to 12 weeks of coaching/activities with one of our delivery partners The sports offered are: Athletics (who can do health initiatives/circuit sessions) Basketball Colin Glen Trust (who …

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Food bank and support Services in Mid Ulster

Food bank and support Services in Mid Ulster for those needing this service and other supports. Antioch Store House Foodbank 55 Molesworth Street, Cookstown. Opening hours: Monday – Tuesday 10am – 2pm, Wednesday CLOSED, Thursday – Saturday 10am – 4pm. The foodbank service is open to all in the Mid Ulster area. Vineyard Reach Foodbank & Support Service Opens on …

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Get Help with Rates

Please see below links to our Rate Rebate Factsheet and Help Paying your Rates section on the NI Direct website.  Unfortunately there is no web link for the Get Help with Rates booklet specifically however the webpage I’ve included contains all the information in the booklet and signposts customers to where they need to go. https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/rate-rebate-factsheet-may-2018.pdf – Rate Rebate Factsheet. …

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Encouraging Reporting on Hate Crime Across the EU

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is asking for your contribution to its research on encouraging reporting of hate crimes, including third party reporting. The Agency is collecting information from police, national Equality bodies and civil society organisations across the EU. The objective of this questionnaire is to explore how civil society organisations deal with reports of hate crime …

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MEDF Funding application now open

The 2020/21 Minority Ethnic Development Fund (MEDF) is now open for applications. Closing date for receipt of all applications is 2pm on 6 April 2020. Further information, including the guidance notes and application form can be found at: https://www.executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk/articles/racial-equality Any queries, please contact: race.equality@executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk or by telephone on 028 9052 8560. Please pass on this email to any other interested …

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Probation Board for NI: Community and Voluntary Sector Grants

PBNI has announced 2020/21 grant funding opportunities for the provision of work placements for Community Service and Supervised Activity Orders imposed by the Courts. Probation Board for NI: Community and Voluntary Sector Grants

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Make your pledge to the environment: Sign up to the Common Purpose statement.

If you’d like to show your support in sustaining a better environment that’s fit for current and future generations, why not sign up to the Common Purpose statement? Our environment is essential to our future, health, well-being and prosperity, but it’s never been under more pressure. You can show your support by signing up to the Common Purpose email at: info@nienvironmentlink.org. …

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LAUNCH OF ONLINE SURVEY on HATE CRIME

        A short online survey is now available to complete using the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/hatecrimesurvey The closing date for completion of online survey is 31st March 2020 HATE CRIME REVIEW TEAM 6th Floor, Millennium House, Great Victoria Street BELFAST BT2 7AQ Tel: 028 9026 1395 Email: Enquiries@hatecrimereviewni.org.uk Website: www.hatecrimereviewni.org.uk/  

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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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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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