COMMUNITY

Rival GAA clubs fundraiser for Marie Curie raises £16k so far

McQuillan’s GAC Ballycastle and Carey Faughs have left their on pitch rivalry to the side for a short time, to unite forces...

Lidl Northern Ireland Launch #LidlLegends Competition to Celebrate and Encourage Community Volunteer Support During...

Lidl Northern Ireland is calling on sports clubs across the country to volunteer their support to those who need it during...

Radio services vital during COVID-19

Community radio station FUSE FM, based from the bottom of Main Street in Ballymoney, have not let the COVID-19 crisis halt their...

New Coleraine based Community Radio station delayed amidst COVID-19 crisis

A community radio station that will service Coleraine and surrounding towns, have been granted a delay to its launch by regulators OFCOM.

‘Safer Schools’ app launched for children and young people

The Department of Education Northern Ireland 'Safer Schools' digital safeguarding app is available, for the first time, to children and young people...

Portrush man conquers one-man ‘Ironman’ challenge in his garage to raise vital funds for...

A Portrush man has conquered the gruelling Ironman challenge – which he dubbed the inaugural ‘Ironman Portrush’ – in his garage...

Lidl Northern Ireland Launches #MyLidlStory Competition

Lidl Northern Ireland today announced the launch of #MyLidlStory, a short story competition for children aged between 5 and 14 years...
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Flowerfield Arts Centre launches latest online exhibition

Flowerfield Arts Centre has launched its latest online exhibition at www.flowerfield.org. Following on from the success of its inaugural online collection, ‘Quiet’ features work from over 20 creative artists associated with the Causeway Coast and Glens area. The exhibition includes drawings, paintings, textile art, glass and creative writing in response to…

Dervock Young Defenders ‘clarify‘ decision to parade village

Dervock Young Defenders have issued a response, after it was revealed on Thursday that they had submitted an application to the Parades...

Bushmills Business Association thanks essential service providers and volunteers

The Bushmills Business Association have paid tribute and thanked the villages essential service providers and volunteers, during a Zoom conference meeting where...

Shine a light tonight to mark ‘International Nurses Day’

Featured 11 May 2020Daily update from Executive Ministers on fight against Covid-19 ... more 11 May 2020Health Minister Robin Swann has thanked Northern Ireland’s ‘courageous’ nurses and midwives... more 10 May 2020People are being asked to 'Shine a light' for nurses on Tuesday.... more Our responsibilities Your Executive The NI…

Ballymoney Foodbank supply 2287kgs of food during April

The COVID-19 crisis has brought increased demand on Foodbanks around the country, including the local Ballymoney service.

Glebeside Estate to celebrate VE Day with ‘stay at home’ street party

The Glebeside Estate in Ballymoney will come together on Friday the 8th May for a VE Day celebration, a 'stay at home...

Coleraine Firefighters hold a minutes silence

The Firefighters from Delta Watch in Coleraine hold a minutes silence on International Firefighters' Day.

‘Coronavirus sees no race’ creative arts competition

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Good Relations team is now welcoming entrants for its “Coronavirus sees no race” creative arts competition.  Despite the many challenges posed by the pandemic, it has brought out a strong sense of social cohesion, supportive communities and being good neighbours, which is to be…
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1000 referrals to Council’s COVID-19 Co-Ordination hub

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Co-Ordination Hub continues to play an important role in the response to COVID-19. Established at Flowerfield Arts Centre and operated by Council staff, the facility links those in need across the Borough with vital support services. So far it has received 1000 referrals from…

Happy Birthday ‘Colonel’ Tom Moore

Not everyone will receive a Birthday card from The Queen, certainly not one which comes with a letter giving you a promotion.

Bushmills business man leaves Causeway ICU to corridor of applause

Popular Bushmills business man, Geoffrey McKillop, has left the Causeway ICU ward to a round of applause from medical staff after recovering...

Almost £150K of Lottery funding received by community groups in the Causeway Coast &...

The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded almost £150,000 to community groups in the Causeway Coast & Glens Council area.

North Coast Doctor joins the army of volunteers making scrubs for frontline

Dr Karen Henderson has enjoyed a successful career both practising and researching in her field of expertise (Perinatal Care). Karen has...

Henderson Group launch £20k ‘Community Cashback’ fund

The Henderson Group has announced a 'Community Cashback' fund amidst the COVID-19 crisis for community & charity groups.

BBC Northern Ireland’s Two Minute Tales returns

Two Minute Tales, BBC Northern Ireland’s short story competition for children to inspire young minds during this difficult time. 
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Flowerfield Arts Centre joins Causeway Rural and Urban Network to make face shields

Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart is supporting an innovative project by Causeway Rural and Urban Network (CRUN) to provide face shields to frontline health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The project is facilitated by CRUN’s fantastic National Lottery funded YEAR project, which provides dynamic initiatives to empower 14-24 year olds…

Communities Minister Launches £1.5m Support Fund for Arts Sector

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey MLA has announced funding of £1.5m to support individuals and organisations in the Arts Sector in response...

Ballymoney Hockey Clubs ‘Helping the Community Appeal’ deliver close to 100 food parcels in...

The volunteers involved in Ballymoney Hockey Clubs 'Helping the Community Appeal' in response to COVID-19, have delivered close to 100 food parcels...

Bushmills Coronavirus Support Network

The Network has only been in existence for a number of weeks, but has provided a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable in this small, rural community.  The network took advantage of online technology to engage with the local community, local business and other specialist voluntary organisations to meet…

UFU Farmers vow to ‘keep on farming’ as they recite poem in online video

A poem has been specially written and recited by farmers across Northern Ireland, in a video posted by the UFU.The...
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Flowerfield Arts Centre hosts first online exhibition

Flowerfield Arts Centre has launched its first ever online exhibition as it continues to share creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first #virtuallyflowerfield collection features 20 local creatives, with pieces inspired by the current health crisis including visual arts, film and creative writing. Artists were invited to respond to the…
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Householders urged to keep Causeway Coast and Glens clean

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is appealing to all householders to dispose of their domestic rubbish in a responsible way. In an important message, the Mayor Councillor Sean Bateson said: “There has been an increase in fly tipping within the Borough over the last few weeks. A lot of…

Hargey publishes COVID-19 Community Response Plan

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey today published her Department’s Community Response Plan – setting out 15 actions being taken forward to support the...