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BRT Update

28th October 2016

BELFAST RAPID TRANSIT   Andersonstown Road / Stewartstown Road between Finaghy Road North and Michael Ferguson Roundabout   The work on the section of the Belfast Rapid Transit (BRT) route on the Andersonstown Road / Stewartstown Road between Finaghy Road North and Michael Ferguson Roundabout began in January this year.… Read More »

Peace Walls Update from International Fund for Ireland

24th October 2016

Peace Walls Programme by Dr Adrian Johnston. Chair, International Fund for Ireland   Physical barriers that separate communities are among the most visible symbols of division in Northern Ireland.   While there is a desire to move to a position where barriers are no longer needed, it is clear that… Read More »

The Peace Walls Partnership gives young people a stronger voice on interface barriers

24th October 2016

A unique partnership between two Peace Walls Projects was today hailed for giving young people a stronger say on potential alterations to physical community divisions. The 16-week scheme, developed by Suffolk and Lenadoon Interface Group and Lower Oldpark Community Association, brought together almost 30 young people in west and north… Read More »

Decade of Centenaries Programme 2016

24th October 2016

We have received funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs which allows us to run an 8 week Decade of Centenaries Programme. This project is a series of facilitated workshops hosted by Suffolk Lenadoon Interface Group and facilitated by Dr Eamon Phoenix, Dr Johnston McMaster, Mr Philip Orr and Mr… Read More »

TBUC Summer Camp 2016

24th October 2016

SLIG Summer Camp 2016   40 young people from Suffolk and Lenadoon recently enjoyed a fun-packed and adrenaline- filled summer camp.   Thanks to funding provided by OFMDFM and administered by the Education Authority, the young people aged 8-16 spent a few days in SLIG prior to the camp, examining… Read More »

International and Local Visitors

24th October 2016

SLIG continues to host a range of external groups and individuals. We’ve been inundated recently with requests from local and foreign university students to contribute to their research on topics such as spatial segregation, conflict transformation and grassroots peace-building. Our most recent group was young A Level Students participating in… Read More »

Peace Walls Programme Visits and Tours

24th October 2016

Lately we have given residents the opportunity to participate in a range of programmes and tours to historical sites and other Peace Walls Programme areas to learn about the history of their own and other cultures in addition to meeting other people and discussing common interests. These tours have also… Read More »

SLIG Christmas Event 2016

24th October 2016

This year’s Christmas event will be held at the SRRP Building Car Park on the Stewartstown Road, on Wednesday 7th December from 3pm to 6pm. Come along for some festive fun, carol singing and festive treats. Meet our special guests; visit Santa in his Grotto to receive your free gift… Read More »

SLIG Older and Active Group

24th October 2016

We are currently delivering a programme for over 50’s in Horn Drive Community Centre every Monday morning from 10:30am to 12:30pm. We have recently received funding to deliver a programme of activities which include Arts and Crafts, Complementary Therapies, Walking Excursions and a Reminiscences Project. We would really welcome new… Read More »

Placement Students talk about their experience at SLIG.

24th October 2016

Joshua McCrum and Michaela Spyrou have been on work experience with us at SLIG. Here is what they made of their experience at SLIG. “My name is Joshua McCrum. I have been working here for a week and it has been a great experience for me. I have learned a… Read More »

AMBIT15 - Peace Walls Worker Suzanne Shares Her Thoughts

12th March 2015

SLIG's Peace Walls Programme Officer Suzanne is currently in America, as part of the AMBIT15 programme. Here are her thoughts on her first few days:    "So far the AMBIT15 programme has been amazing, and we have been to the most deprived areas of Massachusetts. On Day 1, we spent… Read More »

Active Communities

16th December 2014

  Our resident coach James Wright has been busy coaching various sports and physical activities throughout our community in 2014. From First Steps playgroup to Older & Active, James delivers an array of sessions to cater for all ages and abilities. Local groups availing of this free resource include Kids… Read More »

Christmas Lights!

16th December 2014

Over 200 people enjoyed our Christmas event in early December. The cold weather didn’t deter locals from getting into the festive spirit. Arts & crafts workshops, where young people made lanterns and Christmas cards, and Christmas themed face paintings warmed the young people up before the elves welcomed them through… Read More »

Peace Walls Programme Update, December 14

16th December 2014

Work on SRRP Now Complete We have been busy over the last few months and are pleased to announce we have now completed capital works at the SRRP site! The new fencing and street lighting at the rear of the building has created a welcoming and safer environment from the… Read More »

History Group

16th December 2014

In Autumn 2014 SLIG facilitated an extremely popular course on local history, tracing the birth and evolution of Belfast, and the role that local families played in the industrial development of the new city. We were overwhelmed with the number of people seeking to do the course - over 80… Read More »