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Street by Street Volunteers ‘Walking off the Blues’

Street by Street volunteers in East Belfast took part in the ‘Walking off the Blues’ event on Friday 19th April 2013 to raise money for local charity East Belfast Community Counselling. Volunteers along with local r...


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Alternatives: Gapper Residential

On the 22nd/23rd April all the gap workers that are part of the partnership went on a residential to Greenhill Y.M.C.A in Newcastle. It was an overnight stay for the other partnerships to get to know each other and also learn h...



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Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue 12 week Programme

Congratulations to Cameron on completing a 12 week programme with the NIFRS in conjunction with the Princes Trust.


Greater Shankill Alternatives AGM

On Wednesday 15th May,  Greater Shankill Alternatives will be holding their AGM.  This event will be held at the Spectrum Centre, Shankill Road.  It will run from 10.30am – 12.00 noon and a light lunch will be provided...



East Belfast Alternatives Residential

Todds Leap Sat 2nd March: The staff at East Belfast Alternatives had asked me and two other people from the Youth Safety Partnership to go along on a residential with a few of the local youths. There were a few lads from East a...


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Youth Safety Partnership Residential

The Youth Safety Partneship went on a joint residential with two partnerships from Shankill and South Belfast. There was also a member from Bangor Alternatives came along to get to know people as well. We did an overnight stay...



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Alternatives Receive Justice Champions Award

Alternatives were acknowledged with a Justice Champions Award for their restorative justice work in local communities by Justice Minister David Ford. Minister Ford who presented their award at the DoJ ‘Justice in the Commu...


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Street by Street raise £643.75 for Local Charity NICFC!

  Street by Street is a unique and innovative grassroots community safety initiative aimed at tackling anti-community and anti-social activity on a street by street basis in East Belfast. Along with residents and through a...



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ACT Holocaust Event

The ACT Initiative – Building Bridges The ACT Initiative is a Conflict Transformation programme working with Loyalist ex-combatants in Northern Ireland. The ACT Initiative is organising a week-long exhibition on the Holoc...


RJ Event in Limerick

Alternatives Present at RJ Event in Limerick

Billy Drummond project manager of Shankill Alternatives presented at an RJ event in the Republic of Ireland following an invite to  share RJ practice and learning with a Le Chéile Restorative Justice project in Limerick.  ...