Thinking about starting a group within your community?

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Getting Started

Getting Started Lisburn and Castlereagh Council support many different types of voluntary and community groups.  These groups have all been set up to deliver a service or activity for their local community.  This could be a men’s club that is

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Meet the Team

Community Services Community Development The Community Development Team supports community and voluntary groups within the Council area to build capacity and skills in community development practice enabling community groups to address local need. Community Development Officers can, on request, provide

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Bridge Community Centre,

50 Railway Street,


BT28 1XP

T: 028 9244 7713


Case studies

Six case studies from local community groups, some new groups and others well established have been included. Through the case studies the groups share their experiences – what it was like to set up a group, what were the challenges

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