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Youth Achievement Awards 2014

8th May 2014

The 4th annual Suffolk Lenadoon Youth Achievement Awards took place on Wednesday 12th March 2014 thanks to funding provided by the Ur City Too fund via Belfast City Council and additional funds provided by SLIG. The event, which includes all youth providers across Suffolk and Lenadoon, is a highlight in… Read More »

Creating Positive Legacies

8th May 2014

Thanks to money secured through NI Community Relations Council, we were able to deliver an extensive community relations programme focussed on building relations between teenagers across the interface. Twelve young people participated in a programme that challenged the mindsets of the young people, provided adrenaline filled activities and an environment… Read More »

Interface Soccer Sevens, 2014

8th May 2014

Our annual Interface Soccer Sevens event ran at Seaview, the home of Crusaders FC, at the end of March with over 100 young people participating across two age groups. Seven-a-side teams from interface across Belfast including Suffolk/Lenadoon, Ardoyne/Shankill and Donegall Pass/Lower Ormeau competed at Under 11 and Under 15 levels… Read More »

Older and Active

8th May 2014

Our thriving Older & Active group is SLIG’s longest running group. The ladies came together 5-6 years ago to build relations across the interface whilst also addressing issues such as social exclusion. Meeting every Monday in Horn Drive Community Centre (10.30am-12.30pm), the ladies partake in various activities from September to… Read More »

Community Safety Residential

17th December 2013

As part of the Inner East Outer West Programme, 12 residents from Suffolk and Lenadoon  took part in a Community Safety programme, which involved 2 cross-interface residentials (Suffolk and Lenadoon), and one cross-city residential with residents from East Belfast. Residents were taken to hotels outside of their immediate areas to… Read More »

Interface Photography Project

17th December 2013

Ten residents from both Suffolk and Lenadoon took part in a photography programme as part of the Inner East Outer West programme. This took place in SLIG and was facilitated by professional photographer Steven Wilson. Residents took a look at their communities through a lens , photographing both their own… Read More »

Cross Community Visits

17th December 2013

Following completion of the Photography and Community Safety programmes, participants spent a few days visiting each other’s communities. Residents from Short Strand and Inner East visited SLIG and were hosted by local Suffolk and Lenadoon residents. We were able to talk about the history of SLIG and the work we… Read More »

Inner East Outer West Youth Programme

17th December 2013

As part of the Inner East Outer West Programme with Belfast Interface Project, we deliver a youth programme, which was delivered over two phases to different age groups. Firstly the 12-14 year olds completed five single identity sessions and attended a cross interface activity day at Escarmouche Paintball in Shane’s… Read More »

Older & Active

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »