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Emma Smyth who has been chosen by Pramerica Spirit of Community as one of 20 exceptional young people from across Ireland, who have been recognised as some of the country's most outstanding youth volunteers, working to make a positive impact on their local communities.

Ballymena Youth Volunteer honoured by Pramerica

A St. Louis Grammar pupil has been recognised by Pramerica Spirit of Community as one of 20 exceptional young people from across Ireland, who have been chosen as some of the country’s most outstanding youth volunteers, working to make a positive impact on their local communities.

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Save money; do it yourself    with Belfast Tool Library

Save money; do it yourself with Belfast Tool Library

It’s not often something comes along which truly revolutionises the way we think, that not only changes the community but changes a culture. ‘Sustainability’ is much more than just a 2020’s buzzword, it’s a means through which we can understand and ultimately learn to challenge our relationship with shopping, waste and consumption. Belfast Tool Library (BTL) is doing exactly that, and much, much more.

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Sloane McClay (Triple) third place recipient James Craig from Ballymena Academy pictured with Prof. Tom Moody (Almac) and  Dr Sally Montgomery (Hans Sloane Memorial Fund Trust)

James attains McClay accolade

A Ballymena Academy pupil has received the Sloane McClay (Triple) award third prize for obtaining the third highest combined marks in GCSE biology, chemistry, physics and maths.

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Northern Regional College lecturer Jackie Scott (right) with some of her Essential Skills students and former Thomas Cook employees (L-R) Jane, Moyra Morgan and Jennie Lyttle.

NRC acts to help former Thomas Cook employees upskill

A group of former Thomas Cook employees have undergone intensive IT training course at Northern Regional College to help improve their employability. NRC developed the fast-track IT course after being approached by cabin crew of the now-defunct travel operator.

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