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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 »

Ghosts Galore at Halloween

13th October 2010

  Joe Hamill, one of SLIG’s Intercultural Officers, is marking Halloween with a historical walk and talk tour of Belfast city centre. Joe has secured well-know North Belfast local historian, Joe Baker, to take the tour around sites where 18th and 19th century executions and other gruesome events took place. … 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 »

First meeting of residents panel is success.

2nd February 2010

29th – 30th January saw 31 people from Suffolk and Lenadoon travel to the Derrynoid Centre in Draperstown to explore the possibility of setting up a Suffolk and Lenadoon resident’s panel. The resident’s panel would be; Representative of Suffolk and Lenadoon residents, regularly engaged to assess public opinions, concerns, issues… Read More »