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Visit SLIG

13th February 2013

SLIG is always delighted to welcome groups from other organisations, schools and Universities for a visit to our project. Groups who visit us are given a history of our local area and SLIG itself, through presentation and lively conversation with SLIG staff and founding Committee Members, and, if the weather… Read More »

SLIG Hosts Visit from Riverbrook Cross Border Initiative

13th February 2013

On Saturday 9th February, SLIG hosted a visit from Riverbrook Cross Border Initiative. The young people really enjoyed hearing SLIG's story  and found it very interesting. Read More »

Friday Night Diversionary Programme

5th February 2013

Actively coming together in West Belfast   The Housing Executive in partnership with the Suffolk Lenadoon Interface Group (SLIG) is funding a programme for 16 young people from the area on an 8 week activity course.   The young people, who are aged between 12 and 15, will have the… Read More »

Interface Life is more than Politics

29th November 2012

If we were to mention ‘cross-community’ to you, what does it bring to mind? Often this phrase is associated with politics, religion, culture, identity – issues which SLIG has put a heavy emphasis on over the years and which we still believe are crucial in creating a peaceful society.  … Read More »

Christmas Tree Lights!

29th November 2012

On Saturday 1st December SLIG is turning ont he Chrsitmas Tree Lights on the Stewartstown Road! Come and join us for a carol service with a local choir and singers, from 4pm, with the lights getting switched on at 4.30pm. We'll be giving out tea and coffee to warm your… Read More »

Sectarianism gets the red card at Seaview

23rd August 2012

SLIG has now completed it's third annual Interface Soccer Seven's Tournamant. On Tuesday 14th August, more than 150 girls and boys from interface areas across Belfast came together for a soccer sevens tournament at Seaview Stadium in North Belfast.   The event was organised by SLIG's Neil McKee, and funded… Read More »

Jean and Renee on UTV Live

20th January 2012

On 17th January International Fund for Ireland announced a Peace Walls Programme – directed “towards interface communities to help bring about the conditions that would allow for the removal of peace walls and barriers in Belfast and other parts of Northern Ireland” (see IFI’s website for the full statement:  http://www.internationalfundforireland.com). SLIG welcomes… Read More »

Weekend Suicide Intervention Service

20th January 2012

Weekend Suicide Intervention Service   Lenadoon Community Forum is launching a new pilot Weekend Support Service for people from West Belfast   If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal contact 07516187447 (10am—4pm Saturday & Sunday)   Initial Support and Face to Face appointments can be arranged by contacting… Read More »

New Integrated Playgroup Opening Sept '12

10th January 2012

Teeling's Green Integrated Playgroup is now taking registrations for September 2012 intake. Teeling's Green is a brand new, purpose built playgroup, which SLIG is on the Steering Group of along with Suffolk Forum, Integrated Education Fund and NICIE. Please contact Suffolk Forum on 028 9030 8198 for more information and… Read More »

Community Info Days

7th December 2011

SLIG recently did a survey amongst our Residents Panel, evaluating how they think we're doing. In repsonse to the outcomes of this survey we are now holding a series of Info Days to let local residents know our progress and introduce everyone to our staff team. Dates of the info… Read More »

SLIG Views

17th November 2011

SLIG's latest Newsletter can be found by following the attached link. We hope you find all the informaiton you need in it, if not please contact SLIG on 028 9062 9146.  Read More »

SLIG featured on The Politics Show Northern Ireland

25th October 2011

The Politics Show Northern Ireland, 23rd October 2011, did a segment on governmental support and policies in place for community groups, and featured SLIG as a recognised role model of peace-building. See link to BBC iPlayer (SLIG's segment starts at 38 minutes):   http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b016flbt/The_Politics_Show_Northern_Ireland_23_10_2011/ Read More »

Would You Like to Join SLIG's Residents Panel?

19th July 2011

SLIG Residents Panel is a group made up of local residents from both Suffolk and Lenadoon. Members are consulted to determine local priorities and solutions to local issues, and this ultimately feeds into SLIG's operational plan. SLIG is particularly keen to include members who maybe don't normally participate in local events,… Read More »

Midnight Street Soccer now recruiting!

7th July 2011

SLIG are calling all 14-17 year olds to register for our Midnight Street Soccer Programme which starts on Friday 15th July and will run for 8 consecutive weeks. We meet at SLIG offices at 8.30pm and the round robin football 5 a side tournament runs between 9pm and Midnight. Transport… Read More »

SLIG Youth Council Take Part in Woodbourne Art Project

27th May 2011

Over the course of April and May, 11 young people from Loyalist Suffolk and 11 young people from Republican Lenadoon, came together to channel their creative energies to enhance the  image of the physical environment between the Suffolk shops and Woodbourne police station. The young people, brought together by SLIG’s… Read More »