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Positive Futures celebrates the positive difference that student volunteers make

Posted on Wednesday 19 February 2014

Student Volunteering Week is a UK–wide celebration of the power of student volunteering. This year, it’s taking place on 24 February – 2 March 2014. And, we’re getting involved.

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Positive Futures celebrates the positive difference that student volunteers make

Day 192 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Posted on Thursday 13 February 2014

Another stormy day made for a rather miserable site meeting today.

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Day 192 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Brian: A life transformed

Posted on Wednesday 05 February 2014

Positive Futures said farewell to a dear friend recently.

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Brian: A life transformed

Four–star recognition for our work

Posted on Friday 31 January 2014

Positive Futures has won a four–star award from Europe’s leading centre for business excellence.

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Four–star recognition for our work

Day 164 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Posted on Thursday 16 January 2014

A rather wet and miserable day for today’s site meeting. Fortunately, the building is essentially watertight now with roof covering, temporary glazing and doors in place. Roof tiling will be completed shortly.

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Day 164 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Gareth McKenna

Posted on Friday 10 January 2014

Gareth spent a lot of time in hospitals. With support from our Lakeland Supported Living Service, he now has control of his life.

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Noel Curran

Posted on Friday 10 January 2014

Noel lives independently in Newry, with support from our Southern Area Housing Support Service.

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Aaron Weyl

Posted on Friday 10 January 2014

Aaron lives with his parents Joyce and Richard in Bangor. He has autism and a learning disability and used to be supported by our Bangor Families Service.

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David Millar

Posted on Friday 10 January 2014

David is autistic and lives in Lisburn with his family. He is supported by our Lisburn Families Service.

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Grainne Breslin

Posted on Friday 10 January 2014

Grainne, a former volunteer, is now employed by our Lakeland Families Service.

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