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Suffolk Afterschools Club

19th February 2009

SLIG is working in partnership with Belfast City Council to deliver an Afterschools Club for Primary age children. Read More »

Mobile Phone Network

11th September 2008

The mobile phone network came into being during the violent summers of 1996 / 1997. This was linked to the ongoing situation over ‘Drumcree' and the Stewartstown Road was the scene of some of the worst violence our communities have ever experienced. This was before mobile phones were freely accessible… Read More »

Shared Space Phase III

10th September 2008

The Stewartstown Road Regeneration Project Ltd is embarking on a series of regeneration/ building projects on the interface. Phase I was the original building which now houses SLIG, Suffolk Community Forum, Lenadoon Community Forum and Early Years Social Services, as well as a variety of commercial shops. Phase II was… Read More »

Drama Group

1st September 2008

In October and November 2008 SLIG will be running a drama group for primary school-aged children from Suffolk and Lenadoon. The children will come together to write, produce and act in a play about what life is like on interface. The children will discover what the differences and similarities are between us in religion… Read More »

Cook It!

3rd March 2008

Cook it! is a nutrition programme which is beneficial for people who want to enhance their cooking skills, are interested in healthier eating, or who want to prepare meals on a budget. The programme includes healthy eating messages, practical cookery, basic food safety and food hygiene. This is open to… Read More »

Reminiscences Think Tank

19th February 2008

SLIG has committed to producing three booklets over three years, creating a picture of life in the Suffolk and Lenadoon Interface areas. In 2007 we worked with well-known community historian Michael Hall producing a publication on SLIG called ‘Building Bridges At The Grassroots: The Experience of Suffolk-Lenadoon Interface Group, (Island Pamphlets… Read More »

Health Research

19th February 2008

SLIG is seeking to conduct a piece of health-related reaearch, with the these aims: provide SLIG with a holistic view of health issues within and between both the Suffolk and Lenadoon areas; set the research within the context both of these local communities and wider community initiatives and statutory provision; identify the potential,… Read More »

Youth Research

19th February 2008

SLIG is currently undertaking a significant piece of research into the youth provision in Suffolk and Lenadoon. The aim of this research is to: 1. provide SLIG with a holistic view of youth issues within and between both the Suffolk and Lenadoon areas, from a young person's perspective; 2. set… Read More »

5 - Year Strategy

19th February 2008

SLIG has recently finished work on a 5 -year strategy, outlining our goals and vision for the next five years. It can be downloaded below. Read More »

Project Evaluation

19th February 2008

SLIG is currently accepting tenders for a Formative Evaluator, to assess our effectiveness and progress made to date. For more information please email Maria at Alternatively, the tender Terms of Reference may be downloaded below. The deadline for applications is 29th September 2008.     Read More »

Attitudinal Survey

19th February 2008

In June 2007, SLIG commissioned a research study into community attitudes to the SLIG Peace-building Plan. A quantitative survey was conducted in both Lenadoon and Suffolk, the results of which were to provide a baseline from which SLIG progress could be measured. The aim of the SLIG's Peace-building Plan was… Read More »


19th February 2008

SLIG is piloting Inspire, a computer-based interactive life skills programme aimed at 7-16 year olds. Children can explore the following age-appropriate catagories: 7-11 years: plans for life, taking care at home, taking care of time, getting along with people, looking after your body, looking after your mind 11-16 years: careers,… Read More »

Youth Outreach

19th February 2008

As part of SLIG's commitment to reaching local youth who are not involved in other organisations, Damien and Cathal have committed one night a week to take part in Detached Outreach. We go into Suffolk and Lenadoon and attempt to engage with young people who congregate and take part in what… Read More »

Circle Time

19th February 2008

Damien has been working with Suffolk Primary School, bringing the children together for 'Circle Time' - one hour, twice a week, when the children as a group explore their feelings and discuss any concerns. The purpose of this is to increase understanding of themselves and each other. It is also a… Read More »

Girls Group (14-18 years)

19th February 2008

Danielle currently runs a group for young women aged 14-18 years old, from both Suffolk and Lenadoon, who have come together and are working through a Youth Achievement Award. The girls have recently completed their Bronze Award and are now working towards their Silver Award, covering the following modules: Single Identity… Read More »