Brilliant Northern Ireland - Episode 2
03 June 2014, 03:29
In this second episode of Brilliant Northern Ireland, our hosts are Katie Andrews and Ryan Flynn, showcasing local charities, projects and individuals making a difference in their communities.
Project 24 NI
Project 24 is a unique art project on the Bangor seafront. A creative hub for residents and visitors, the project includes 12 artist studios, an event space and a community garden. One of the resident artists lets us know the impact that the project has on the local community.
ARC Healthy Living Centre
Located in Sallywood Estate Irvinestown, the ARC Healthy Living Centre aims to address the health inequalities and improve the wellbeing of local people. By working with local communities, they enable people to develop their own resources for creative and healthy living.
This year, the annual stage race bicycle race started in Belfast before moving through to Italy! We go to Belfast to see the race begin.
Cloughmills Community Action Team
The Cloughmills Community Action Team (CCAT) is working to improve the social, economic and environmental life of the people in the Cloughmills area.
Leonard Cheshire Disability
For 65 years, Leonard Cheshire Disability has supported disabled people in many different ways, by helping them to develop skills through employment, education and volunteering.
Susan Hughes is an artist and fiddle player based in Belfast. We speak to her about her work
Brilliant Northern Ireland is part of Community Channel’s Do Something Brilliant campaign, funded by the Big Lottery Fund, which celebrates local charities, communities and individuals from different corners of the UK, to inspire audiences to make small changes that make a big difference to themselves or their community. The campaign is driven by Community Channel and the website www.dosomethingbrilliant.co.uk where a whole host of ‘little brilliant things’ are housed to celebrate what’s on offer locally and provide suggestions for people to get involved.
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