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SLIG Older and Active Group

24th October 2016

We are currently delivering a programme for over 50’s in Horn Drive Community Centre every Monday morning from 10:30am to 12:30pm. We have recently received funding to deliver a programme of activities which include Arts and Crafts, Complementary Therapies, Walking Excursions and a Reminiscences Project. We would really welcome new… Read More »

Older and Active, Winter 14-15

16th December 2014

Our cross community over 50s group continues to meet in Horn Drive Community Centre Monday from 10.30am-12.30pm for activities such as arts & crafts, chair-based games, information days and cultural/recreational trips out. In 2015 we have new trips and activities planned. If you would like to be get more active… Read More »

Interface Soccer Sevens

16th December 2014

Our annual Interface Soccer Sevens event will run at Seaview in February 2015. We are looking to recruit U13s (2002s) and U16s (1999s) from both Suffolk and Lenadoon. Participants can enter their own 7-a-side teams or register individually and we’ll form additional sides. No cost for the event and transport… Read More »

Walking Group, Autumn 2014

16th December 2014

In support of our objective to help encourage healthy lifestyles, SLIG has created a walking club. The Club meets every Tuesday morning, and aims to walk between 3-5 miles every week. It started at the beginning of October and to date we have enjoyed treks in various locations including Black… Read More »

Queens University Youth Research

20th May 2014

As part of a young adult learner programme, participants from across the interface surveyed 34 local young people to find out their attitudes to so-called peace walls and their experience of living near an interface. The findings of the ‘Young People's Views of Living Near an Interface’ research was published in… Read More »

Events Coming Up, Spring/Summer 2014!

12th May 2014

We have a number of events coming up in the near future:     Talking to Your Enemies We are hoping to arrange a ‘Talking to Your Enemies’ evening with Jo Berry and Pat Magee. Jo and Pat have been on an fascinating journey of reconciliation, following the death of… Read More »

Active Communities - free sports training available!

8th May 2014

As a member group of Belfast Community Sport Development Network (BCSDN), SLIG can offer a free resource of sport and physical activity coaching to all groups in Suffolk and Lenadoon. BCSDN have deployed twenty coaches across Belfast in key partner organisations including our very own James Wright, a multi skills… 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 »

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 »

Sign up for our new coach education programme.

24th February 2010

This series of training sessions and information seminars is aimed at anyone involved in promoting sports and physical activity in the Suffolk Lenadoon area. Committee Skills Training - Wednesday 10 March 6pm-9pm in SLIG, 124 Stewartstown Road, Belfast. Committee skills training covers learning and development in the following areas: Action… Read More »