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    Mid and East Antrim Putting People First

    Mid and East Antrim’s community plan ‘Putting People First’ was published on 30 March 2017. The Local Government Act (NI) 2014 requires Community Planning Partnerships to make arrangements to monitor progress against meeting the objectives of community plans and the effectiveness of the actions taken in aiming to achieve those objectives.

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    Mid and East Antrim investment plans outlined

    Senior staff recently met Mid and East Antrim Borough Council for an update on our plans for the next year and to report on last year’s investment.

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    Grab a Community Grant!

    Community groups in our South Region can receive funding worth up to a maximum of £5,000 through our Community Grant Scheme.

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    Youth project tackles anti-social behaviour

    A youth project across the Mid & East Antrim borough has been providing young people at risk with a structured programme of activity at key times when anti-social behaviour is more likely to occur, such as evenings and school holidays.

  • Reps from Ballymena area group and John Read of the Housing Executive

    Engage, Enable, Empower

    Mid and East Antrim Local Area Networks launchThe Housing Executive, working alongside Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, has officially launched the Local Area Network Programme for Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne – an EU funded cross-border initiative designed to support peace and reconciliation.

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    New Mural Promotes Positivity in Kilcooley

    A community cohesion project supported by the Housing Executive has brought people of different backgrounds and ages together to reimage a mural near the entrance of Kilcooley Primary School.

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    ‘For Your Freedom and Ours’ Celebration Event

    Residents in Mid & East Antrim held a celebration event last month to mark the completion of a shared history project, organised by the Housing Executive and funded via the PEACE IV Local Area Networks programme.

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    Be aware of bogus callers

    In recent days, bogus callers, claiming to be contractors working on behalf of the Housing Executive, have been in operation in the East Belfast area attempting to gain access to properties.

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    Strong winds forecast for Thursday

    A spell of strong south-easterly winds may bring some transport disruption later on Thursday 3 October.

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    Melmount Forum helps reduce Isolation and Fear in Strabane

    Community spirit and engagement is on the up in Strabane, and the Housing Executive gladly helped by funding Melmount and East Bank Estates Community Associations Forum to host a cross community bonding event last month.

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    Staff raise £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

    Leading a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of people with dementia, so our staff approached their fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Society with a series of active fundraising events.

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    Building Friendships in Strabane at Christmas

    The Housing Executive was pleased to provide community cohesion funding to Melmount and East Bank Estates Community Associations Forum to hold a Christmas celebration event earlier this month.

  • Two school children with their prizes and artwork.

    Dream homes in Derrytrasna, Aghacommon and Derrymacash

    As part of a housing need test in the rural areas, local primary school children took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • Pupils pose with their art.

    Lawrencetown school children dream big

    Pupils from St Colman’s Bann Primary School, Lawrencetown were given the exciting opportunity to design their fantasy home recently when they took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

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    Portadown Senior Citizens go out to lunch

    Edgarstown Residents Association used our Community Cohesion funding to take 50 local senior citizens out to lunch earlier this month.

  • Three men with a child holding his prize and winning artwork.

    Dream homes in Darkley

    As part of a Rural Housing Need test, primary school children in Darkley took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • A large group of people, including some on mobility sccoters, get ready to 'ramble'.

    Omagh residents go on a ramble by the river

    Shopmobility Omagh used our funding to take people with mobility issues and their carers on a summertime ramble by the Strule River.

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    Second Homelessness Strategy report launched

    The Housing Executive has released its second annual report on the Homelessness Strategy 2017-22: Ending Homelessness Together.

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    Warning of strong winds issued

    Strong winds are likely to bring some disruption during Wednesday afternoon and overnight.

  • A group of people are seated at a boardroom table.

    New Provider Innovation Fund

    Supporting People service providers, who assist some of the most vulnerable groups in our society, are benefiting from a new funding initiative in the form of the Supporting People, Provider Innovation Fund (PIF).

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