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Asian Women’s network steps up to help relief effort by preparing hundreds of meals

THE team behind Belfast Asian Women’s Academy (BAWA) have been putting their shoulders to the wheel to put together much-needed food parcels since the start of the Coronavirus lockdown.  Working with Belfast Homeless Services these past eight weeks, BAWA have cooked and prepared hundreds of lunch packs for vulnerable people.  Chair of BAWA Ana Chandran […]

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Inspirational Dáithí now two years on the transplant list

THE family of Ballymurphy toddler Dáithí Mac Gabhann say their organ donation campaign is continuing through the current Covid-19 lockdown. Speaking to the Andersonstown News, Dáithí’s father Máirtín and mum Seph say they are doing what they can to promote their message while navigating the ‘new normal’ and keeping their son safe.  “We started off […]

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It’s take-off for Bearforce 1 on BGT

  A GROUP of Belfast singers and dancers have made it through to the next stage of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent show. West Belfast duo Brian McBride and Ambrose Donnelly together with Allen Gordon and North Belfast man Robert Brown make up the modern day Bearforce 1. Bearforce 1 take their name from the original […]

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Search on for more families willing to help troubled children as Foster Care Fortnight kicks off

FIND OUT MORE: www.adoptionandfostercare.hscni.net or 0800 0720 137 Foster Care Fortnight™ is the biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by leading charity, The Fostering Network. Belfast Health and Social Care (HSC) Trust is delighted to support Foster Care Fortnight 2020. We hear from two families who show the commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers and […]

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Annual Féile an Phobail goes virtual for 2020

THE Féile an Phobail team have announced a ‘virtual’ festival for its 32nd year as a packed programme will be streamed to your front room. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 health and safety restrictions, an online programme will showcase a series of music concerts, debates, theatre, workshops and visual arts. “We are working with our […]

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Little Rossa pedalling for vital PPE

An Irish school pupil is doing his bit to raise much needed funds to purchase vital PPE for hard-pressed staff and volunteers at the NI Hospice. Folks how amazing is this young lad❤Rossa asked his mum what he could do to help the Doctors and Nurses to raise… Posted by Daniel Baker on Wednesday, 6 May 2020 […]

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