Events
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#1PillWillKill Event at Shankill Alternatives

On Thursday 2nd November 2017 Shankill Alternatives welcomed the Burns family to our premises to hear the heart-wrenching story of the loss of their son and brother due to one ecstasy tablet. With over 40 young people and adult...


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Government Minister Formally Opens Alternatives New Premises

To mark Restorative Justice week Northern Ireland Alternatives invited Department for Communities Minister Paul Givan to formally open Alternatives new premises at 137 Agnes street Shankill Road. During the event thanks was giv...



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#GoodForNothing Launch Event

As part of Shankill Alternatives AGM, a packed room gathered for the launch of #GoodForNothing the latest project initiated by Alternatives.  The launch provided an opportunity for Alternatives to let the local community know ...


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Shankill Primary School Visit ‘R.A.D.A.R’ with Shankill Alternatives

In the months of March, April and May 2015, Greater Shankill Alternatives began their yearly workshops in Primary schools across the Greater Shankill.  Alternatives engage with primary 7 classes each year in order to create a...



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Greater Shankill Bonfire Project

Loyalist bonfires have often been the target of negative perceptions and opinions within the media, the political establishment and the wider community. The cause for much of the disquiet concerning bonfires is related to the a...


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QUB offers Community Based Restorative Practice Course

Community Based Restorative Practices Course 19 – 23 January 2015 Queens University Belfast The 5 day short course provides a framework for participants to explore the principles, practices and  values of community base...



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Culture Identity Awareness (C.I.A)

  A newly formed group from Twadell got together to create a group in which they wanted to learn more about culture and identity. There are many different religions and cultures within Northern Ireland and the CIA group se...


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Alternatives Deliver Workshops to Youth Workers Conference at Corrymeela

From the 2nd to the 6th of September 2013, Nev Gallagher from South Belfast Alternatives and Gary Dougan from the Shankill Youth Safety Partnership attended a Youth Workers Conference in Corrymeela looking at the topic of “In...



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Youth Safety Partnership Activity Day

The Youth Safety Network organised a day of activities for all the different partnerships that are linked to the Safety Network. There were four members from the Shankill Youth Safety Partnership that attended and took part. It...


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Greater Shankill Bonfire Project

Alternatives engaging with local bonfires with the help of their volunteers to highlight safety and develop understanding around culltural identity. Year on year we see big improvements with the organisers being more responsib...