Down and Ards & North Down LPGs Fortnightly News

Welcome to the 10th edition of Fortnightly News, the E-newsletter which promotes, services, programmes and events to improve the outcomes for Children and Young People in your Locality. We have another packed edition of events and programmes for you to share.

Fortnightly News Issue 10 – February 2020

 

Children’s Emotional Health workshop

Children who have positive emotional health and wellbeing tend to have better outcomes in life.  ParentingNI are holding workshops to encourage parents of children to recognise the importance of their children’s mental health, exploring how parents can provide opportunities for children’s emotional development.


Date:
Thursday 12th March 2020
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: Armagh Business Centre, 2 Loughgall Road, Armagh

Register at www.parentingni.org
 

 

Antrim/Ballymena Locality Planning Group

A CYPSP scoping exercise was held on Tuesday 28th Jan where members came together to identify what they and their organisations bring to the group, what are the top three children’s wellbeing priority areas for action next year and how we will tackle these priorities.

The findings will be collated and shared and will help shape the CYPSP Antrim/Ballymena locality area group’s action plan for the next year.

Carrickfergus Locality Planning Group Annual Youth Fair

On Tuesday 11 February, the Carrickfergus Locality Planning Group held their annual Youth Fair in Oakfield Community Development Centre.

Over 400 Year 10 pupils from Carrickfergus Academy, Carrickfergus Grammar and Ulidia Integrated College attended a very enjoyable and interactive day. Pupils had an opportunity to engage with 16 exhibitors offering support, services or activities in their area.

The main theme of the fair was ‘Take 5’ with information on a wide range of areas available including volunteering, drugs, alcohol, physical activity, health and wellbeing.