Community Plan Update

Community Planning The Community Planning process is now well underway in each of the councils across Northern Ireland. Led by the District Council, this process involves a variety of statutory bodies and community groups joining together to deliver on a long term vision for community life and to improve services across Northern Ireland. Whilst each…Continue reading this article →

World Cup star Shirley McCay endorses new concussion website

World Cup silver medallist Shirley McCay has endorsed Sport Northern Ireland’s new website to combat concussion. McCay was among a number of local sporting stars present for the launch of ConcussionNI.net at the Titanic Building which is also available to download as an app and urges the sporting community to ‘Know the Score’ when it…Continue reading this article →

NI Sports Community Urged to ‘Know the Score’ as New Concussion Website is Launched

Local sporting heroes have come together today (Wednesday 19th September) to launch a new online concussion resource for Northern Ireland. The ConcussionNI.net website is aimed at guiding users through the recognition and management of concussion, through to the gradual and safe return to work, study and sport. It was launched at the Titanic Building Belfast…Continue reading this article →

MacSorley wants more Gold

James MacSorley arrived to hero’s homecoming at the George Best Belfast City Airport after becoming the first athlete from Northern Ireland to win a gold medal at the World Wheelchair Basketball Champions. The Belfast man was part of the Great Britain team that won the tournament for the very first time as the beat the…Continue reading this article →

Tyrone All-Ireland winner Conor Gormley Backs Defibrillators for Sport

Three-time All-Ireland winner Conor Gormley was on-hand to present Omagh sports clubs with free defibrillators, months after one was used to save his father’s life during a match in Co. Tyrone. All-Star Conor was accompanied by his father Sean, who was successfully resuscitated after collapsing in May while his son was playing for Carrickmore in…Continue reading this article →

UK Sport visit Belfast

On Monday 13th August the Chair of UK Sport, Dame Katherine Grainger, was in Northern Ireland to meet representatives from Sport NI.  The multiple Olympic medallist was leading a delegation from UK Sport as part of a public consultation around the future of investment in performance sport, across the United Kingdom.  A number of sports…Continue reading this article →

Tennis For Free launching across NI!

Sport NI have teamed up with Ulster Tennis and the UK charity Tennis For Free to offer each of the district councils across Northern Ireland the opportunity to get involved with an initiative aiming to make tennis accessible for everyone. The emphasis is on creating an inclusive, exciting atmosphere which will enhance community engagement in…Continue reading this article →

£155,000 investment delivers Pool Pod Project through Active Living: No Limits

A unique swimming pool lift which replaces pool hoists has been rolled out in a number of leisure centres across Northern Ireland. Pool Pods are a platform lift that were developed for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  With investment from the Department for Communities these pool pods are transforming pool access for those…Continue reading this article →

The Get Wet Project is Selected As A Success Story

Congratulations to the Get WET project partners as their project has been selected as a success story by a panel of experts from the Directorate – General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission. “Success stories are finalised projects that have distinguished themselves by their impact, contribution to policy-making, innovative results and/or…Continue reading this article →

What is the Legal Panel Framework

The Framework provides organisations with a turnover of less than £500,000 per annum the opportunity to access the trusted legal advice and services from the appointed law firms on a pro bono basis. There are 15 appointed law firms on the the Panel covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland  A&L Goodbody Micaela Diver Tel: 028…Continue reading this article →