Posts Tagged ‘Shankill Alternatives’
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Shankill Bonfire Collectors Want Tyres Removed from Bonfire Site

Alternatives have been working with young people at bonfire sites across the Greater Shankill for 7-8 years and have had an extremely positive response from the local community, bonfire organisers and young people in general. A...


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Alternatives Move to New Premises on the Shankill

After eighteen years operating out of a small rented office on the Woodvale Road, Alternatives have now moved into a superb facility at 137 Agnes Street, Shankill Road. Through an Atlantic Philanthropies grant and supporting fu...



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Spotlight: Liam Brennan, Intern

Liam Brennan joins Greater Shankill Alternatives from Boerne, Texas, a small town located directly in the middle of the state. While originally from Texas, Liam recently finished his second year at Duke University in North Caro...


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Spotlight: Joshua Behn, Intern

Warm welcomes to Joshua Behn, one of our two new interns from the United States.  Joshua comes to us from Boston, Massachusetts, and is a student from University of San Diego, pursuing his Masters in Conflict and Peace Studies...



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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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Greater Shankill Alternatives R.I.O.T Programme

Greater Shankill Alternatives delivered a programme called ‘R.I.O.T.’ (Reducing Interface Offending and Tensions) to a group of 10 Impact Training participants over 10 workshops (not including the mural workshops, which wer...



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Greater Shankill Alternatives AGM 2013

Greater Shankill AGM 2013 took place at the Spectrum Centre on Wednesday, 15th May.  The audience was representative of local and regional community organisations, statutory organisations, young people, adult programme partici...


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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...