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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »