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Are you a more mature resident wanting to get involved and make friends?

17th December 2013

Our Older & Active group, which was initiated to address social exclusion issues with over 50s, has thrived over the last five years. The group meet each Monday morning (10.30am-12.30pm) in Horn Drive Community Centre and partake in a range of activities including arts & crafts, complimentary therapies, political/cultural tours,… Read More »

PIPS Suicide Awareness Training

17th December 2013

SLIG has delivered a range of suicide awareness programmes over the last quarter of 2013, conjunction with PIPS. Two “Mind Your Mate” programmes aimed at local teenagers (16+) and young adults were delivered along with a “Preventing Suicides in Younger People” course available to those working with young people either… Read More »

Peace Walls Programme

17th December 2013

The Peace Walls Programme is well underway with work beginning on the first site. We are currently transforming the look of the entrance to the SRRP Building to bring a more positive look to the entrance from Ringford Crescent and Kells Avenue.  We are also making adjustments to the corner… Read More »

Peace Walls Stage 1 Now Underway

17th December 2013

Following extensive community consultation, we are delighted to confirm that Stage 1 of the Peace Walls Programme is now well underway and work will begin on the ground shortly. Stage 1 relates to the Suffolk enttrance of the Stewartstown Road (SRRP) Building. We will be transforming this entrance to make… Read More »

Research Collaboration

17th December 2013

We continue to facilitate research for educational institutions on issues related to the interface. Recently, we recruited 24 young people from both sides of the divide to partake in interviews for a OFMDFM funded study carried out by Queens University Belfast. Read More »

Soccer Seven's Returns for 2013!

17th December 2013

SOCCER SEVENS In August we hosted the Outer West Soccer Sevens heats at Colin Park with teams from Suffolk and Lenadoon battling it out for places in the finals at Seaview. The Under 18s competition was particularly competitive but played in the right manner with everyone enjoying the occasion. Four… Read More »

Training Programmes

17th December 2013

SLIG works in partnership with other organisations to offer training to local young people and adults, on two broad sets of issues, and over recent months has delivered the following courses: Contentious Issues Training (political, cultural and religious issues that divide): OCN Level 2 Working with Contentious Cultural Issues In… Read More »

University Youth Work Module

17th December 2013

SLIG, in partnership with Belfast Interface Project and the University of Ulster, have developed an innovative module for community youth work students. The module entitled ‘Community Youth Work in An Interface Context’ forms an integral part of the Ulster University’s level 4 Certificate in Youth work course. This is an… Read More »

Peace Walls Programme Information Day

4th September 2013

We are holding an open information day for our Peace Walls Programme on 10th September. If you live locally, don't miss your opportunity to find out about it and ask questions: Read More »

Inner East Outer West

3rd May 2013

SLIG have been working closely with Belfast Interface Project and community groups from East Belfast to develop and deliver the Inner East Outer West Programme that focuses on developing relationships on a local interface and also a cross city basis.  This programme is aimed at young people likely to congregate… Read More »

SLIG Writes New Youth Work Module

3rd May 2013

SLIG, in partnership with Belfast Interface Project (BIP), is leading the way in changing the Youth Work curriculum in Northern Ireland. In 2011, the University of Ulster asked us to design and write a module to be delivered as part of their Community Youth Work certificate. Entitled ‘Community Youth Work… Read More »

Historical Walk Through Colin Glen Forest Park

22nd February 2013

Sunday 3rd March, 2pm-4pm SLIG is organising a Forest Park walk on 3rd March, open to all local residents. We will be looking at the history of our local area with a walk through Colin Glen Forest Park. Colin Glen Trust will be our guides and they will look at… Read More »

Cemetery Tours

22nd February 2013

We will examining our lives through our dead by visiting two Belfast cemeteries: Sunday 10th March, Friars Bush Cemetery On 10th March local historian Dr Eamon Phoenix will be our tour guide at Belfast's oldest cemetery, Friars Bush Cemetery in Stranmillis. Dr Phoenix is a Lecturer at Stranmillis College, and… Read More »

Vacancy: Peace Walls Programme Officer

18th February 2013

Suffolk Lenadoon Interface Group is focused on addressing interface issues which the communities of Suffolk and Lenadoon experience on a daily basis. Supported by the Suffolk and Lenadoon Community Forums, the overall aim of our strategy for peace building is to establish, over time, a shared society defined by a… Read More »

Playball Street Striker

13th February 2013

SLIG are hosting the West Belfast heat of Playball's Street Striker, on Friday 15th February from 7pm - 9pm, at Colin Park.   Contestants must be aged between 14 - 17 years. The event is similar to Wayne Rooney's Street Striker that was shown on Sky One. The contestants will have… Read More »