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Queen Elizabeth II 1922–2022

Posted on Tuesday 13 September 2022

Queen Elizabeth II 1926–2022
Our offices will be closed on Monday 19 September as a mark of respect on the day of the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Queen Elizabeth II 1922–2022

Many thanks to Katie

Posted on Thursday 02 June 2022

To mark Volunteers’ Week, we’ll be showcasing the people who have given up their valuable spare time to improve the lives of others. All of them are heroes in their own way.

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Many thanks to Katie

Rory’s First Class Volunteering Post

Posted on Wednesday 01 June 2022

To mark Volunteers’ Week, we’ll be showcasing the people who have given up their valuable spare time to improve the lives of others. All of them are heroes in their own way.

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Rory’s First Class Volunteering Post

RED CARPET TREATMENT AT HILLSBOROUGH CASTLE AND GARDENS

Posted on Wednesday 03 November 2021

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens has won our Welcome Award for extending a right royal welcome to the people we support.

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RED CARPET TREATMENT AT HILLSBOROUGH CASTLE AND GARDENS

EVERYONE WELCOME FOR TEE!

Posted on Wednesday 18 August 2021

19 Coffee House at Blackwood Golf Centre has won a charity award for its welcoming approach towards people with a learning disability.

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EVERYONE WELCOME FOR TEE!

CHARITY DONATION WILL CHANGE LIVES

Posted on Wednesday 23 June 2021

Leading learning disability charity Positive Futures has received a £1,000 boost to its services in Newry, thanks to local waste management specialists Re–Gen.

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CHARITY DONATION WILL CHANGE LIVES

A HOME FROM HOME THAT CHANGES LIVES

Posted on Monday 07 June 2021

A chance conversation led Lisa McAuley from the Dundalk area to welcome a young girl with Down’s Syndrome into her life and embark on a rewarding new adventure.

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A HOME FROM HOME THAT CHANGES LIVES

Human Rights are an Issue Close to Home

Posted on Thursday 10 December 2020

Some of the most shocking human rights abuses are taking place right here and right now, in places of “care” where people with a learning disability should be entitled to safety and support. It has happened time and again in institutions across the UK and Ireland.

That’s why Positive Futures is supporting this year’s theme of Human Rights Day: “Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights.”

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Human Rights are an Issue Close to Home

Top Marks – But Some Room for Improvement

Posted on Tuesday 13 October 2020

Our latest annual consultation exercise (ACE) showed a huge level of satisfaction with our work, with a few areas for potential improvement.

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Top Marks – But Some Room for Improvement

People with Learning Disabilities – What changes do we all need to make?

Posted on Tuesday 29 September 2020

When Maura Campbell asked us to make an easy read version of an article she wrote for a new book we were happy to help.

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People with Learning Disabilities – What changes do we all need to make?