£293 raised in one day! We took part in the Save Children Christmas Jumper Appeal on Friday 11th December – asking all our volunteers and Directors to donate to the appeal and wear a Christmas jumper – we raised £293. Well done everyone. You all looked fabulous 😀
We have initiated a small collaborative local ‘FareShare’ food distribution project in Rathcoole and Newtownabbey area to help over the Xmas period. If you are aware of anyone who may benefit from food assistance please contact Jim McCracken at the RATH project in the Dunanney Centre
Forest School Resource Centre In collaboration with the NI Forest School Association and Mill Strand Primary School Portrush we are exploring ways to establish a Forest School Resource Centre at Breen Oakwood. We plan to have another online ‘symposium’ event by latest January 2021. If you would like to attend the event please register on […]
Currently in development….. If you would like to collaborate with us on our ConnectivityNI project please use the website contact form to get in touch and we will respond ASAP!
Rathcoole to Reggae Central DJ & Breen Centre join forces for ska/reggae history project 2021 Local ska DJ Willie McKee and Breen Centre are set to collaborate with UK reggae producer Daniel (HusslaD) Johnson and legendary reggae/dub/ska/dancehall producer King Jammy based in Kingston Jamaica. Plans are currently in development to raise the necessary finance to […]
In Music In Media Industry Training Programmes for 2021 If you are a community group, statutory organisation or Government Department interested in developing a bespoke project or collaborating through one of our partner programmes with InMusic InMedia please get in touch as we are now planning socially distanced learning for 2021. Click above image for […]
Mental-health in a New Direction project! Here are two examples of recent podcasts we produced around helping to tackle mental health issues in a positive and inclusive way to highlight ‘new directions’ using music by North Coast DJ Darran Wallace. The project aims to embrace personal issues through peer education and support by creating a […]
Community Conversations NI Virtual Community Centre facilitation and dialogue around local area issues for communities with no access to resources or lacking community development capacity Online weekly Monday 7-8pm by invitation FIND OUT MORE
Big Thank You! To the Community Fund and Conservation Volunteers at the Coleraine office for the tree and herb growing packs recently donated to the Breen Centre. Here are some volunteers enjoying a day at the centre preparing the herb and vegetable seeds for incubation.
Changemaker Champions We are currently working to provide volunteering opportunities which help with food re-distribution, the environment and provide opportunities to re-skill in Creative Industries activities. If you are interested in getting involved and making a positive change to your own and other peoples lives in the community, please use our contact form or check […]