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Council has been selected by Carnegie UK Trust for a 2.5 year project aimed at promoting wellbeing through the Community Planning Process
Mark H Durkan calls for pay increases for NI health workers as NHS workers in Britain are to receive 6.5% pay rise over 3 years
Aideen Cooney and Ciara McCloskey now offer specialist help to new mums suffering postnatal depression or simply having difficulty coping
NWRC science students Carole Dowds and Jawaria Waseem have developed a painkiller patch for transdermal administration of drugs to toddlers
NI's 20,000 dementia sufferers are predicted to number 60,000 in 33 years - Western Trust is preparing with intensive dementia training
NI populaton over 65 will grow by 25% by 2026 and over 85s by 40%, says statistics agency NISRA
SDLP calls for PIP payments as in Scotland: for those with 2 years left to live, rather than 6 months as is currently the case
Western Trust is offering year 9 and 10 girls the HPV vaccine to protect them from cervical cancer in later life
The new cross-border Macmillan Health and Wellbeing Campus has its offical opening at Altnagelvin Hospital
Funding of £30m to tackle hospital waiting lists across Northern Ireland will target the most urgent cases and reducing the longest waits
This April's Autism Fun Day is in the Guildhall on Sat 14th: face painting, bouncy castle, interactive kids' zone - and all for free!

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Volunteers for Foyle Maritime Festival (July 14-22) needed! Deadline for applications is this Wednesday, June 20th
NWRC's free careers roadshow at Foyle Arena on Friday June 15 with employers Errigal Contracts, City Hotel, Garvan O’Doherty Group, Fujitsu
Western Trust's Maria Magee (pic), Gloria O'Connor, Liam Dunne and Yvonne McWhirter have won their categories in the NI Nurse of the Year
Bob Marley's Wailers headline Limavady's Stendhal Festival on Friday August 10 - e-tickets www.stendhalfestival.com - info line 0770 6280021
Irish dancers needed for TitanicDance this August: to audition contact Orla Griffin on 0035386 2442078 or email orlagriffin@hotmail.com