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Ardglass mum explains how Mencap helped her family

Wednesday 21st March marks World Down Syndrome Day across the globe – a day when people with Down’s syndrome are encouraged ...
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Fears young people targeted by race and faith bullying suffer ...

Childline is encouraging young people to speak out against discrimination and bullying as figures reveal the 24/7 service delivered almost ...
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UCIT launches £4m dedicated sports fund

The Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT) has ‘kicked off’ a dedicated £4m fund for sporting organisations seeking finance. UCIT, one ...
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Digital adoption in rural areas could significantly add to NI ...

Unlocking the digital potential of rural areas across Northern Ireland could add £700million – 1.5bn to the local NI economy ...
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Tourism accommodation providers urged to get certified

Tourism NI has launched a new accommodation certification campaign ahead of peak season to encourage all accommodation providers to get ...
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Yoga-inspired health and wellness programme launched in care homes

In a first for the care home sector in Northern Ireland, Macklin Care Homes has worked alongside qualified yoga instructor, ...
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NSPCC NI urges more volunteers to sign up for its ...

NSPCC NI is appealing for appealing for volunteers to come forward to join its Schools Service and help educate a ...
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Less than a quarter of NI businesses use renewable energy

Less than a quarter (22%) of Northern Ireland businesses are using renewable energy solutions, yet 80% of company’s currently using fossil fuels are ...
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Over 130 parental substance misuse cases referred to PSNI last ...

NSPCC Northern Ireland today reveals that its Helpline team has made 130 referrals in the last year (2016/17) to the ...
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Air Ambulance Northern Ireland marks six month anniversary

Local charity Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (AANI) recently celebrated the six-month anniversary of its inaugural rescue mission, when the air ...