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3 weeks in Carrick

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
3 weeks in Carrick

It’s a project that aimed to bring young people from Carrick together with young Zimbabwean guys who are seeking asylum here.  But the reaction to the idea when Tell It In Colour pitched it to the teenagers on our first night in their community centre...

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Seeking Hope & Asylum

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Seeking Hope & Asylum

Stanley Phiri wants Belfast to be home.  He’s a young Zimbabwean seeking asylum here, after having to leave his home country two years ago. Life in Belfast for him has been a patchwork experience.  There’s been kindness & ugliness – chances to enjoy community &...

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Into ‘Enemy’ Territory…

Monday, June 27, 2011
Into ‘Enemy’ Territory…

If there had been no intervention they probably would have remained as faceless enemies their entire lives.    One came from the Falls, the other from the Shankill.  Both had lost brothers in the Troubles.  Both had witnessed so much harsh history.  But Sean and...

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Traffic Light Rescue

Monday, May 23, 2011
Traffic Light Rescue

The traffic lights turned red on Belfast’s Albertbridge Road.  Jonny drew his car up to the line, lost in thoughts of life, exams and student banter. But then his eyes were alerted to a scene of confusion going on outside.  People running, punches being thrown,...

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Bus-stop Friendship

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Bus-stop Friendship

He was just an old guy at her bus-stop.  She was just a young woman rushing to get to work.  But they struck up a random friendship which is helping both see how making a difference can be the most natural thing in the world....

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When Neighbours become Friends…

Monday, February 21, 2011
When Neighbours become Friends…

Stuart, Joel, Thomas, Mark, John, James, Dean.  Seven friends with a dream for Belfast.  Seven guys with a passion to see city neighbours become friends… ‘Everyday Belfast’ is an idea which began in student circles at Queens University in September 2010.  Stuart Bothwell, was one...

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Stories of Life

Monday, February 7, 2011
Stories of Life

The tattered old book sat in the middle of the vintage style stage, bursting with stories which would soon be told.  The photographs and art were in place, the musicians and story-tellers ready.  And then the Black Box in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter started to fill...

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