|Changes to Funding that will affect BB Companies and Battalions!|
The EA is asking for your views on proposals for a new Funding Scheme to support, for example BB Companies, BB Battalions and Leaders like you who provide youth work along with funding for Regional Headquarters such as the Northern Ireland District. This new funding scheme will replace existing schemes.They have launched a 12 week public consultation on the proposals for a new funding scheme for Regional (NIHQ) and Local Voluntary Youth Organisations (Battalions and Companies). The consultation opened on Tuesday 6th November 2018 at 4pm and will close on Tuesday 5th February 2019 at 4pm.
We are asking our BB companies to do three things: REVIEW, RESPOND and REGISTER
|Project Incredible concludes at Newport|
The Boys’ Brigade and Scouting Ireland have just concluded a working together ‘Project Incredible’ bringing young people together from different communities in NI, thanks to funding from the Lisburn & Castlereagh PEACE IV Partnership. The project is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme and managed by the Special EU Programmes Body under the theme of Shared Spaced and Services.
|PSNI Cyber Prevent Information Pack for Youth Leaders|
The PSNI has produced a Cyber Prevent Information Pack and is keen to share this with young people in NI. Could you take a look? Perhaps this is something you could incorporate into a programme topic for an evening or series of evenings.
|First KGVI Week at Newport|
The first KGVI week took place at Newport from 21 – 27 July 2018 in glorious summer weather. It was a real privilege to have the young people at Newport bringing much laughter, fun and encouragement with them. We pray that this is the beginning of a long legacy at our Newport Training, Conference and Residential Centre.
|Phase Three of Newport Transformation Completed|
The Boys' Brigade Northern Ireland District Brigade has unveiled a £200k regeneration project on the site of the former Newport Primary School in Culcavy. The building, which doubles as the headquarters for the organisation now offers high quality residential, training and conference facilities. This latest phase of the building’s refurbishment has utilised £50k support from the popular Alpha Programme to create five dormitory style rooms and training spaces.