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CAUSEWAY Womens Aid are now taking registrations for courses in September in Ballycastle to help improve reading, writing and ICT skills with creche facillities provided.

Are you finding it hard to fill in forms, helping your child with homework, reading instructions, managing finances, using the internet, finding a job?

Don’t worry, becuase help is at hand! If you are interested in applying or have any queries about the courses contact Anne Marrie at Causeway Womens aid on 028 7035 6573 or 07403 444196.


urgently needed

The Ulster Cancer Foundation (UCF) is urgently seeking new volunteers to help in its charity shops in Coleraine and Ballymoney.

Morag Chambers, Volunteer Co-ordinator with UCF, said, “Our volunteers are a very valued part of the UCF team and our charity shops provide an essential part of the income needed to maintain our wide range of services. The UCF shops are a busy, fast moving environment and volunteering is a great opportunity to make new friends, learn new skills and gain retail experience.

“If you have time to spare, enjoy being part of a team and want to help us in the fight against cancer we welcome your help.

“In addition, if you are between 16 and 25 years old why not take this opportunity to take part in the Millennium Volunteers certified scheme endorsed by the Department of Social Development.”

Full induction, appropriate training, on-going support and out of pocket expenses are all provided.

If you would like to find out more please contact Morag Chambers on 028 9068 0773 or email Alternatively please call into our shops and talk to Gina Shields, 56 Main Street, Ballymoney, or Bernie Stewart, 81 New Row, Coleraine.

Can Can concert

Local charity CAN (Compass Advocacy Network) are hosting a fabulous entertainment evening at the Riverside theatre on Wednesday 17th August.

The evening entitled Big Top Rock Shop will feature a number of local artists with learning disabilities including the recently formed rock bands from BCRC rock school including Causeway Giants, The Causeway Krew and Point of View.

These groups have been formed following tuition from Ossia school of music in Belfast and all of the bands feature local talent from the Causeway area.

The evening will kick off with a circus troupe performance by the CAN circus troupe and will feature stilt walkers, jugglers, diabolos and poi artists.

Also performing on the night will be the CAN drumming circle who will showcase their samba drumming. There will also be individual performances from local singers/performers and the finale will be a collaboration of all the performers bringing the event to a rousing close.

Tickets are only £5 and are available from the Riverside Theatre, Coleraine Box Office or CAN. All proceeds from the event go to support local people with learning disabilities.

Doors open 7.30pm For more information, call Linda McKendry on 028727669030 or call and see us at 20 Seymour Street, Ballymoney. Riverside Box Office can be contacted on 028 7032 3232