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International Day of Older Persons

Posted on Wednesday 01 October 2014

Today is International Day of Older Persons. Our Better Futures Project supports older people who care for a family member with a learning disability.

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International Day of Older Persons

A Great Place To Work

Posted on Thursday 25 September 2014

At Positive Futures, we pride ourselves on our dedication and commitment to our staff. Read some of the positive resignation letters we’ve recently received.

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A Great Place To Work

Positively Proud

Posted on Wednesday 24 September 2014

The sun was shining for Disability Pride in Belfast on Saturday 20 September 2014. Staff, volunteers and the people we support had a fantastic day at the event which kicked off at Writer’s Square early on Saturday morning with a parade which made its way down Royal Avenue finishing at Belfast City Hall.

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Positively Proud

Boat Helps Build Excitment At Big Birthday Bash

Posted on Tuesday 16 September 2014

The recently launched Row the Erne curach was the centerpiece of the 10th birthday celebration of our Lakeland services, which was marked with a celebration fete at Derryad Boat Club in Lisnaskea.

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Boat Helps Build Excitment At Big Birthday Bash

Cookstown joins campaign against abuse of people with a learning disability

Posted on Friday 05 September 2014

Cookstown Council Chairman Wilbert Buchanan has lent his support to our campaign to combat discrimination and abuse directed at people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition.

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Cookstown joins campaign against abuse of people with a learning disability

Five Minutes With… Shelly King, Intern

Posted on Tuesday 02 September 2014

Shelly King, who has been on an internship with us for the last year, has returned to her university course at University of Ulster. Before she left we asked her about her time with Positive Futures.

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Five Minutes With… Shelly King, Intern

Sky’s The Limit For Equality

Posted on Thursday 28 August 2014

Belfast International Airport is the latest recipient of our “What About Me” Welcome Award for the VIP treatment it showed to one of the people we support.

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Sky’s The Limit For Equality

A Well Earned Holiday in Bundoran

Posted on Thursday 21 August 2014

Members of the Positive Achievers Group in Newry recently enjoyed a well–earned break in Bundoran, Co. Donegal. The long–awaited weekend was a great success but “just not long enough” according to the group!

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A Well Earned Holiday in Bundoran

Launch of “Row The Erne” curach

Posted on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Staff and people supported by our Lakeland Supported Living Service have been kept busy this summer as they took part in the build of a curach – a wooden framed Irish boat – as part of the Row The Erne project.

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Launch of “Row The Erne” curach

An Adventurous Thank You To Our Volunteers in Bangor

Posted on Tuesday 12 August 2014

Staff in our Bangor Family Support Service recently took time out of their busy diaries to celebrate the fantastic contribution that our volunteers make.

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An Adventurous Thank You To Our Volunteers in Bangor