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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Political Tours

27th May 2011

A cross community group of young people from Suffolk and Lenadoon completed two very informative political tours at the beginning of February. The tours, organised by SLIG workers Joe and Ciaran, aim to enhance young people's understanding of the various competing perspectives of Irish history in general and ‘The Troubles’ in… Read More »

Our young people help set a new World Record!

27th May 2011

Young people from cross community SLYC (Suffolk Lenadoon Youth Council) will be working with other young people to try and break a world record over the next few weeks. The young people have been involved in training to achieve an NOCN Level 1 qualification in Good Relations and Cultural Diversity and after… Read More »

"It's not about watering down our cultures or identity, but finding a way to accommodate both."

29th March 2011

On 24th March we held an event to celebrate 10 years in the Stewartstown Road Regeneration Project building. Here is Jean Brown's speech on the evening:   "As Paddy has already said we are delighted to be able to welcome you here today to the 10th anniversary of the Stewartstown… Read More »

Cultural Conference, 17th - 18th February 2011

24th February 2011

On 17th - 18th February SLIG took 60 Suffolk and Lenadoon residents on a residential with the Local PSNI Neighbourhood Team. On Friday morning we had a frank and open question and answer session, this is the result:   Q:           Why do we not know who our local community police… Read More »

SLIG Staff: Seasonal Changes

13th October 2010

  The latest addition to SLIG’s staff is Larne lady, Beverley Todd. Beverley took up the post of Intercultural Officer, formerly held by Darren McKinley who left earlier in the summer after a long stint with the organisation.  Beverley was drawn towards working for the community after a time in… Read More »

Public Figures Quizzed by Community

30th September 2010

  Community leaders and residents from Suffolk and Lenadoon quizzed political and statutory representatives on issues such as funding for the community sector. The Suffolk Lenadoon ‘Talks Back’ event was organised by SLIG and held in our offices on the Stewartstown Road on Friday 24th September. The panel consisted of… Read More »

Suffolk and Lenadoon in Questioning Mode

16th September 2010

The Suffolk and Lenadoon Communities in Outer West Belfast are taking a leaf out of the West Belfast Festival book by directly questioning politicians and others in a “Talks Back” event. “Suffolk Lenadoon Talks Back” is at 7pm on Friday 24 September.  Organised by the Suffolk and Lenadoon Interface Group… Read More »