Category Archives: KIDS & YOUNG PEOPLE

SEXUAL HEALTH CAMPAIGNER CONDEMNS LACK OF SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICES IN NORTH BELFAST

A LEADING sexual health campaigner has condemned the lack of sexual health services in North Belfast. Mary Crawford, director of Brook Northern Ireland, a sexual health advice service for young people under 25, has condemned the lack of service provisions in one of Northern Ireland’s most deprived areas. Continue reading

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BELFAST YOUTH FORUM SCOOP AWARD

BELFAST Lord Mayor, Councillor Tom Hartley, has congratulated members of the Belfast City Council Youth Forum after winning national recognition for their work highlighting the issues facing young people.
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NEW CHRISTMAS TALE ON DVD

christmasmiracle1LITTLE did British film director Bill Clark know that when his wife encouraged him to read a children’s book it would become a project that would take over his life for more than a decade. Continue reading

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NEW ZOO WEBSITE LAUNCHED

zoo4BELFAST Zoo has enlisted the help of eight Northern Ireland celebrities including Zoe Salmon, Colin Murray and Gerry Anderson to promote their new website by impersonating the animals. Continue reading

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CALL FOR HEALTH MINISTER TO RESTRIST TOBACCO AVAILABILITY IN NI

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FOLLOWING the announcement from the Department of Health on new tobacco control measures in England and Wales, the Ulster Cancer Foundation has called on Health Minister Michael McGimpsey to restrict the availability of tobacco to young people in Northern Ireland. Continue reading

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NATIONAL TREE WEEK IN BELFAST

tree1BELFAST families are invited to plant trees at Orangefield Park on Saturday November 29 to celebrate National Tree Week. The event, taking place between 12-4pm, will also be marking the first of four seasonal events planned for the park by Belfast City Council, Bloomfield Wildlife Watch and BBC Breathing Places. Continue reading

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EGG A PANTO STAR

mothergoose1GRAND Opera House pantomime stars May Mc Fettridge and Olivia Nash have been left with egg on their faces after an interactive game has taken the internet by storm.The Mother Goose stars, currently locked in rehearsals ahead of opening night on Saturday November 29, have been animated for the special email game which has been downloaded almost 30, 000 times to date. Continue reading

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