October 2011

31/10/2011 - 09:31

A news round-up of what is happening in Northern Ireland and beyond.

News

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UTV News: PSNI investigate pensioner death. Read more...

Belfast Telegraph: Rory McIlroy nets $2m in Shanghai Masters win. Read more...

BBC News: Man killed in East Belfast fire. Read more...

Health

BBC News: "Aspirin can block bowel cancer". Read more...

Technology

BBC News: Northern Ireland broadband service criticized. Read more...

Call to Action

Got an hour to spare? Be a digital champion. Read more...

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27/10/2011 - 09:04

A news round-up of what is happening in Northern Ireland and beyond.

News

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BBC News: Leaders reach Eurozone debt deal. Read more...

UTV News: Wilson and Teso at odds over levy. Read more...

BBC News: Bus crash victim named. Read more...

Local Interest

Who was Hurricane Higgins. Audio slideshow...

Health

BBC News: Breast screening to be reviewed. Read more...

Call to Action

Got an hour to spare? Be a digital champion. Read more...

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25/10/2011 - 08:58

A news round-up of what is happening in Northern Ireland and beyond.

Local News

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BBC News: Flood water rescues. Read more...

UTV News: Government departments overspend. Read more...

UTV News: Call to prepare pipes for winter. Read more...

Health

BBC News: Bad eyes "linked to time indoors". Read more...

Call to Action

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24/10/2011 - 08:45

A news round-up of what is happening in Northern Ireland and beyond.

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Local News

UTV News: Heavy rain causes traffic chaos. Read more...

UTV News: Judge critical of care home. Read more...

Health

BBC News: Money woes "hit cancer patients". Read more...

BBC News: Lung cancer vaccine shows promise. Read more...

Obituary

BBC: Band leader, Edmundo Ros, dies aged 100. Read more...

Discussion

Would you donate your organs for medical research AND art? Forum post...

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21/10/2011 - 10:10

A news round-up of what is happening in Northern Ireland and beyond.

A keyboard button with the word "News" on it.Story of the Week

Couple married 72 years die holding hands. Read more...

Local News

UTV News: Missing pensioner's body found in lake. Read more...

UTV News: Crackdown on rogue builders preying on the elderly. Read more...

BBC News: 8 out of 10 NI rural libraries reprieved. Read more...

UTV News: 4000 NI public sector jobs lost. Read more...

Benefits

BBC News: Scope says disabled people "could lose vital benefits". Read more...

Health

BBC News: NHS leaves men with breast cancer "isolated". Read more...

BBC Comment: Why nurses need trained to care. Read more...

Technology

BBC News: Camera can snap now, focus later. Read more...

Discussion

Would you donate your organs for mediacal research AND art? Forum post...

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19/10/2011 - 15:14

Are you caring for a person with dementia? Help is out there!

A keyboard button with the word "news"upon it.Springfield Charitable Association and Alzheimer’s Society NI Are running a 4-week Information Programme for family carers of people with dementia.

Memo for the diary...

First Meeting: Tuesday 25th October 2011

Location: Falls Leisure Centre, Falls Road, Belfast

Time: 11am –12.30pm

This is an opportunity over the four weeks to learn more about:

  • Overview of dementia
  • What is Advocacy?
  • Behaviours that challenge
  • The role of the social worker

For further information

Contact Anne Turley 90235350 or Linda Forbes 90664100

19/10/2011 - 09:44

A news round-up of what is happening in Northern Ireland and beyond.

A keyboard button with the word "News" on it.Local News

BBC News: Rising energy bills causing fuel poverty deaths. Read more...

UTV News: NI cost of living hits new high. Read more...

Health

UTV News: NI in "diabetes epidemic". Read more...

UTV News: Dementia sufferers set to treble in NI. Read more...

BBC News: Hospital reviews immunology cases. Read more...

Community Care

BBC News: Charity calls for "democratic revolution" in care homes. Read more...

Social Media

Belfast Telegraph: Facebook "altering the brain activity of users".  Read more...

Discussion

Would you donate your organs for mediacal research AND art? Forum post...

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17/10/2011 - 11:07

Carers Northern Ireland are running a variety of free training sessions for carers.

A keyboard button with the word "news" upon it.If you are a carer and you are wanting your voice to be heard or simply looking to build your confidence, then these are the courses that will help you on your journey. Best of all, they are absolutely FREE!

  • An Introduction to Lobbying, Tuesday 8th November, 10.15am - 1pm, Belfast
  • Be a Better Communicator, 9th November, 11am - 1pm, Ballymena
  • Be a Better Communicator, 16th November, 7 - 9pm, Whiteabbey
  • Handling the Media, Thursday 17th November, 10am - 1.30pm, Belfast

Spaces on all of these sessions are limited, so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment.

Further Information

Telephone Claire Leonard on 028 9043 9843 or email her direct to book a place.

Visit Carers NI website.

17/10/2011 - 09:15

A news round-up of what is happening in Northern Ireland and beyond.

A keyboard button with the word "News" on it.Local News

BBC News: British Prime Minister calls for action to cut energy bills. Read more...

UTV News: Met Office warns of heavy rain and flash floods. Read more...

UTV News: NI unemployment total rises to 60,900. Read more...

BBC News: Thinking about taking up cycling in Ballymoney but don't have a bike? Read more...

Health

BBC News: DNA sequenced of woman who lived to 115 years of age. Read more...

BBC News: Gasping for breath - heed the warning signs of lung disease. Read more...

Art and Literature

BBC News: Van Gogh did not kill himself, authors claim. Read more...

Nature

BBC: "Criminal" penguin caught on film. Read more...

Obituary

Coronation Street actress, Betty Driver, dies aged 91. Read more...

Dan Wheldon dies in IndyCar race in Las Vegas. Read more...

Discussion

Would you donate your organs for mediacal research AND art? Forum post...

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14/10/2011 - 11:40

A news round-up of what is happening in Northern Ireland and beyond.

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Belfast Telegraph: £900m electric shock: Cost of "essential" network upgrade could hike our bills by 12%. Read more...

Belfast Telegraph: Fears of rat plague due to NI Water cost cuts. Read more...

UTV News: Energy firms' profits per customer rise 733% says Ofgem. Read more...

UTV News: High street spend falls in NI. Read more...

BBC News: Date set for NI digital switchover. Read more...

BBC News: NI recession "worse than thought". Read more...

Health

BBC News: Public in denial about diets. Read more...

Obituary

Unix creator, Dennis Ritchie, dies aged 70. Read more...

Discussion

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