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November 2013

Updated: Fri, 13 Dec 2013
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£150,000 boost for homeless charities

The Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has awarded £150,000 to the Council for the Homeless NI (CHNI) during a visit to the CITHRAH Foundation in Carrickfergus....
29 Nov 2013

£1.3m supported housing scheme opens in Coleraine

A new supported housing scheme for adults with learning disabilities has been opened in Coleraine....
29 Nov 2013

LA Project hosts the Circus in the City

Have you ever thought of running away with the circus?? Then join Belfast Circus School in Armagh on Friday 29 November....
28 Nov 2013

Our part in the Lumiere spectacular

Our land will play a part in one of the biggest spectacles that Derry-Londonderry is ever likely to witness....
28 Nov 2013
  • Whitehill Won Ton

    28 Nov 2013
    Residents of Hong Ling Gardens in Belfast were delighted to host their friends from Whitehill in Bangor to a traditional Chinese lunch....
  • Limavady’s award winner

    27 Nov 2013
    A Limavady woman is recognised for transforming a bleak and unused patch of land into a beautiful cross-community garden....
  • Fresh Start/Tus Maith

    27 Nov 2013
    Primary school kids encouraged to look after their own community....
  • Do you qualify for grant aid?

    27 Nov 2013
    Our West Grants team will be at the Policing and Community Safety Partnership’s Crime Prevention Awareness event on Saturday 7 December in Omagh....
  • Community Involvement Strategy consultation

    26 Nov 2013
    We have published our Community Involvement Strategy 2014-2017 for the final stage of consultation....
  • Support available for Disability Hate Crime victims

    26 Nov 2013
    In partnership with Leonard Cheshire Disability we have appointed Shane Gorman as Disability Hate Crime Advocate....
  • Inner East Belfast Makes Sharing Fashionable

    26 Nov 2013
    Forget London, Paris or Milan – because Inner East Belfast was the ‘fashionable’ place to be this week....
  • Beat the Freeze

    26 Nov 2013
    We have teamed up with NI Water to encourage homeowners and tenants in Northern Ireland to ‘Beat the Freeze’ should another severe winter occur this year....
  • Significant Increase in local house sales

    25 Nov 2013
    Quarterly House Price Index for the third quarter of 2013 released....
  • Report Hate Crime

    25 Nov 2013
    Report Hate crime. Help make Belfast better....
  • Review of Planned Maintenance Contracts

    21 Nov 2013
    The Board of the Housing Executive today released an external independent review into the management of the organisation’s planned maintenance contracts after an internal investigation indicated...
  • Something’s Cooking in Inner East Belfast

    20 Nov 2013
    As part of our Shared Communities Programme, East Belfast residents are coming together for a ‘Come Dine with Me’ type project....
  • Save your pennies, share your skills

    19 Nov 2013
    The founder of timebanking recently paid a visit to a Holywood based community see at first hand his concept in action....
  • Householders urged to prepare for cold weather snap

    18 Nov 2013
    We are urging householders in Northern Ireland to take simple steps to avoid burst pipes and “Don’t freeze up this winter”. ...
  • It's time to Love Food Hate Waste

    12 Nov 2013
    We are giving our support to the "Love Food Hate Waste" campaign as 2013 becomes the year for us to all focus on our food waste. ...
  • Strathfoyle looks to a shared future

    8 Nov 2013
    The community of Strathfoyle has signed up to a Housing Executive led programme which will ensure that everyone in the area can live together in a neighbourhood that is safe and welcoming to all....
  • Community unites to reimage graffiti splattered wall

    8 Nov 2013
    Four community groups on a Derry-Londonderry estate have teamed up with a local artist to reimage a former graffiti splattered entrance to their area....
  • Relationships between schools in South Belfast are ship shape

    8 Nov 2013
    Year 6 and 7 pupils from Blythe Street, Donegall Road and Fane Street Primary Schools recently visited the SS Nomadic as part of an initiative aimed at broadening their educational opportunities. ...
  • Simply the best

    28 Nov 2013
    We present an award for customer service each year and in 2013 Downpatrick’s Maintenance Officer, John Mason, was the worthy recipient....
  • Green fingered kids on a daffodil mission

    5 Nov 2013
    Green-fingered schoolchildren in Derry-Londonderry are on a mission to plant 1000 daffodil bulbs in school grounds right across the city....
  • Helping hand rewarded

    1 Nov 2013
    Doreen Donaldson has been recognised for the help she gives to the people that need a little extra support to start and maintain their tenancies. ...
  • North Belfast Complex scoops ‘best kept’ award

    1 Nov 2013
    Ardavon Park complex wins Northern Ireland Amenity Council’s Best Kept Award...