Youth Safety Network
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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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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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South Belfast Alternatives Residential

On the 26th & 27th October 2013, the Donegall Pass Youth Safety Partnership (YSP), along with their host organisation – South Belfast Alternatives took part in a residential at Jungle NI, near Moneymore.  12 young ad...


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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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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...



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Youth Safety Partnership Clean Up

Both the Shankill and Donegall Pass Youth Safety Partnerships decided on doing a joint project to clean up the streets in both the local communities. We had decided to clean up and paint over all the graffiti that had been pain...


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Blaze FX Graffiti Project

  South Belfast Street by Street volunteers and Donegall Pass Youth Safety Partnership helped put their stamp on our new premises by designing and painting a mural in our 1-2-1 room. Special thanks to Glen and Ken from Bla...



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Alternatives Residential: Culture & Identity

  Seed Group A few members of the Youth Safety Partnership went on a weekend residential to Corrymeela in Ballycastle with a group known as Seed. They held  a number of workshops that took place which involved a number of...