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Friday Night Diversionary Programme

17th December 2013

SLIG in conjunction with Suffolk Community Interface Project (SCIP) and Colin Glen Trust recently delivered a Friday night diversionary programme to the teenagers from Suffolk. This entailed unlimited buckets of golf balls for the driving range and professional golf lessons from club pro Peter Martin at Colin Valley Golf Club,… 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 »

PIPS Suicide Awareness Training

17th December 2013

SLIG has delivered a range of suicide awareness programmes over the last quarter of 2013, conjunction with PIPS. Two “Mind Your Mate” programmes aimed at local teenagers (16+) and young adults were delivered along with a “Preventing Suicides in Younger People” course available to those working with young people either… 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 »

University Youth Work Module

17th December 2013

SLIG, in partnership with Belfast Interface Project and the University of Ulster, have developed an innovative module for community youth work students. The module entitled ‘Community Youth Work in An Interface Context’ forms an integral part of the Ulster University’s level 4 Certificate in Youth work course. This is an… Read More »

Inner East Outer West

3rd May 2013

SLIG have been working closely with Belfast Interface Project and community groups from East Belfast to develop and deliver the Inner East Outer West Programme that focuses on developing relationships on a local interface and also a cross city basis.  This programme is aimed at young people likely to congregate… Read More »

SLIG Writes New Youth Work Module

3rd May 2013

SLIG, in partnership with Belfast Interface Project (BIP), is leading the way in changing the Youth Work curriculum in Northern Ireland. In 2011, the University of Ulster asked us to design and write a module to be delivered as part of their Community Youth Work certificate. Entitled ‘Community Youth Work… Read More »

Playball Street Striker

13th February 2013

SLIG are hosting the West Belfast heat of Playball's Street Striker, on Friday 15th February from 7pm - 9pm, at Colin Park.   Contestants must be aged between 14 - 17 years. The event is similar to Wayne Rooney's Street Striker that was shown on Sky One. The contestants will have… Read More »

Friday Night Diversionary Programme

5th February 2013

Actively coming together in West Belfast   The Housing Executive in partnership with the Suffolk Lenadoon Interface Group (SLIG) is funding a programme for 16 young people from the area on an 8 week activity course.   The young people, who are aged between 12 and 15, will have the… 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 »

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 »

SLIG in Youth Development Drive

21st October 2010

SLIG in Youth Development Drive    The Suffolk Lenadoon Youth Achievement Awards 2010 ceremony will take place on 24 November. Organised by the Network for Youth, of which SLIG is a partner, the event will be held in Belfast’s City Hall. Belfast Lord Mayor, Pat Convery (SDLP) will attend and… 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 »