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FERMANAGH YOUTH BANK CELEBRATE THIS YEAR’S GRANT AWARDS

At their celebration event in Fermanagh House, the Youth Bank team, a grant making committee run by young people for young people, awarded grants totalling just under £4000 to four local projects.   Youth Bank members present their grant award to Fermanagh Music Theatre   Fermanagh Youth Bank was established by the Fermanagh Trust in partnership with Youth Bank Ireland to allocate resources to youth based initiatives, tackling issues of direct importance to young people. This g...

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS SEE SHARED EDUCATION IN ACTION AT BROOKEBOROUGH AND TEMPO SCHOOLS

Brookeborough and Tempo schools recently welcomed a delegation of teachers, practitioners, NGOs, policy makers and academics from the Balkans. The group were in Northern Ireland to see Shared Education in action and share expertise and ideas.   International visitors with pupils, principals and governors from Brookeborough PS and St Mary’s PS, Brookeborough   The project led by Dr Joanne Hughes and Centre for Shared Education at Queen’s University, supported by the Ferman...

JOAN TRIMBLE BURSARY AWARDS SUPPORT TEN LOCAL STUDENTS

Grants have been awarded to 10 local students by the Joan Trimble Bursary Awards, supporting the young people to cover costs including course fees and residential fees as they progress in their musical development. The awards were handed over by Nicholas Gant, Joan Trimble’s son.   Back (L-R) Timothy Boomer, Chloe Eagleson, Katie Bloomfield, Lucy Mills, Rachael Fyffe, Rebecca Egerton and Rebecca Irwin. Front (L-R) Patrick McCrystal, Liz McVey, Nick Gant and Jason McAuley.   Est...