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RAPE CRISIS CENTRE REVEALS DOCUMENTS TO SHOW A GOVERNMENT MINISTER WAS MISLEAD TO WITHDRAW FUNDING

rape-crisis-centre2THE Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre today reveals an internal memo that shows a government minister who approved a recommendation in 2006 to withdraw the organisation’s funding was deliberately given information that was factually incorrect by civil servants. Continue reading

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RAPE CRISIS CENTRE INUNDATED WITH SUPPORT FROM THE PUBLIC AFTER HARD-HITTING BBC DOCUMENTARY

centreTHE Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre has been inundated with messages of support from all over Northern Ireland and further afield following the screening of a hard-hitting documentary by the BBC on Wednesday night. Continue reading

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MOVIE GOERS TO PUT THE FUN BACK INTO FUNDRAISING

madagascarthumbnailTHE Meningitis Trust is teaming up Movie House Yorkgate on Sunday December 7 for a showing of the highly anticipated film Madagascar: Escape to Africa.
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PSYCHOLOGIST URGES MEDIA TO HELP REDUCE STIGMA OF MENTAL HEALTH

youngminds3AUTHOR and child psychologist Dr. Tanya Byron will encourage the media to help in reducing the stigma around mental health at the YoungMinds Annual Lecture next week. Continue reading

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SANTA FLIES IN FOR BELFAST’S CONTINENTAL MARKET

BelfastContinentalMarket2.jpgSANTA Claus will be paying an early visit to Belfast this year as a special guest in the hugely popular Continental Christmas Market. Continue reading

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WIN A HOUSE FOR JUST £35

comberhouse1A HOUSE worth £600,000 can be yours for just £35.
That’s the irresistible offer from a Comber man who is employing a very unusual method to sell his house and raise money for charity.
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SLIMATHON FOR MENINGITIS

THE Christmas season is almost upon us, and we all know what that means celebration and festive indulgence.
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ELVIS MANIA SWEEPS NORTHERN IRELAND

THE Paddy Power sponsored All Ireland Elvis Competition arrived in Belfast with a spectacular live audition roadshow.
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THE PANEL’S FUNNY MEN BECOME MO BROS FOR MOVEMBER

MOVEMBER – the month formerly known as November – has just announced that Ireland’s funniest men from RTE’s show The Panel have signed up to their men’s health campaign. Continue reading

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FASHION SWAP SHOP

COATHANGER, created by experienced stylist Anne Rowney and high street fashion expert Robert Caughey, is Northern Ireland’s first swishing event offering a wide range of high-street and designer labels to green shoppers.
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LAST CHANCE TO JOIN PINK LINK

THOUSANDS of people across Northern Ireland participated in the Ulster Cancer Foundation’s (UCF) Pink Link to raise funds to support local women with breast cancer.
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BELFAST HISTORY BOOK REPRODUCED

ONE of the most sought after history books on Belfast city has been reproduced in time for Christmas.
Written by George Benn, A History of the Town of Belfast was first produced in 1877 and covers the history of Belfast from 1500s to 1810.
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RADIO PERSONALITY JENNI MURRAY REVEALS HOW SHE DEALT WITH HAVING BREAST CANCER

RENOWNED British journalist and broadcaster Jenni Murray was in Belfast recently to speak at the Ulster Cancer Foundation’s annual Think Pink! luncheon, which celebrates life after breast cancer.
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HEARING LOSS IS ON THE INCREASE SAY WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION

HEARING loss is on the increase as noise pollution continues to rise, according to the UK’s largest hearing aid specialist.
According to a report by the Word Health Organisation unwanted noise is causing increasing hearing impairment including tinnitus.
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NEW MARIE CURIE CHARITY SHOP OPENS

A NEW Marie Curie Cancer Care Shop, which will raise funds to support the Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast, has been officially unveiled at 151 Stranmillis Road, Malone.
Senior Healthcare Assistant Marie Ellis, who cares for patients at the Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast, cut the ribbon outside the Shop yesterday (Thursday, October 23) and welcomed local people into the store.
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