Latest Stories/
Nettle Patch

Friday, July 4, 2014

When I was 6 years old my Granda – Fred as I called him always – took me potato picking, writes Luke Williams. My great grandfather had a potato patch and I had the privilege of picking them; possibly for the last time ever but...

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Here’s to 2014

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

2013 started off in a cell for me. A cell I wasn’t sure how I got into, and one I did not know how to get out of, writes Emma Wood. One I had put myself in, but never intended to. This cell was dark....

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Back in Belfast

Monday, January 27, 2014

I remember the first time I cast an eye down on Belfast from the ‘other side.’ It was a disorientating moment, writes Jonny Campbell. The landmarks occupied their proper place in a landscape snapshot that is deeply embedded in my every childhood memory and yet now...

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Hope in the middle

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Conclusions. Life is full of them, writes Emma Wood. Things ending to allow for other things to begin. My history teacher always taught us, hammered into us, that a good essay always finishes strong. Her tip: Always think long and hard about the point you want...

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Homeless Hopes

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

He says his perceptions of the homeless community totally altered after a stint of volunteering with Belfast’s Welcome Organisation – now student Paul Loughran wants as many people as possible to see beyond the stereotypes. It’s why he’s set up an initiative called Regenerate NI. ...

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Interface Hope

Saturday, July 13, 2013

They came from interfaces across the city to tell their stories.  For most of them it was the first time they’d held a microphone & faced an audience.  And yet here they were sharing their experiences of a cross-community project which had taken them to...

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Latest Film/
The ‘Other Side’ of the Story

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The other side of the story I love Belfast because… it’s Belfast’:  as presented by the guys at the Titanic Quarter’s Dock Cafe… ...

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Latest Music/
Stories of Life

Friday, July 6, 2012

Sample tracks from our very own ‘Stories of Life’ album – written by NI singer songwriter Stewart McIlrath – inspired by Tell It In Colour stories. Full tracks available to download on i...

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Latest Photography/
Hope

Friday, July 6, 2012

By CMC photos – a series of images to capture the hope that can be all too easy to miss in spaces right across our city… If you’re passionate about photography – N.I – and hope – then you might like to submit some of...

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