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Annual Report 2015 – 2016

We decided to do something a little different this year for our Annual Report and have put together a video which highlights the range of activities we undertake.  Through our social enterprise model surpluses generated from our commercial activities allow us to provide a range of much needed community projects in our local area. We hope […]

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Supporting groups in Letterkenny through our Workspace Community Fund

We recently awarded Workspace Community Fund grants to six community projects in the Letterkenny area; Cara House Family Resource Centre, Letterkenny Community Development Project, Donegal Intercultural Platform, Letterkenny Unemployed Resource Centre, Donegal Centre for Independent Living and Donegal Cheshire Apartments. The Workspace business model sees us operate commercial businesses which generate surpluses, part of which are […]

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Supporting local community organisation S.T.E.P.S

Congratulations to two of our directors, Sam McCloskey and Catherine McCoy who completed the Great North Run, Newcastle on Sunday 11th September. Sam and Catherine ran in support of S.T.E.P.S, a Draperstown based community organisation.  S.T.E.P.S   (Suicide.Talking.Educating.Preventing.Support) aim to raise awareness of, and address the stigma associated with, suicide and mental health.  They also support […]

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Your Health Matters

We are working in partnership with O’Kane’s Pharmacy to offer a new programme of support to people over 60 years of age from the Draperstown and surrounding areas. ‘Your Health Matters’ will be a series of information sessions on various health issues that may affect people.   The programme will be participant led and aims […]

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Do you qualify for FREE home insulation?

Did you know that without adequate insulation you could be losing up to 60% of your heat through the roof and walls of your property? We can offer you FREE loft and/or cavity wall insulation through our Keep Warm Scheme to help eliminate this heat loss! Keep Warm Scheme – What is it? A poorly insulated home will take longer […]

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The Workspace Group Team Day 2016

Every year we bring together our staff from across the Group for our annual team day.  This year our focus was on health and well being and we offered staff the opportunity to take part in a range of different activities aimed at improving their overall health and well being: Bubble Football – An exciting […]

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Bayner Never Loses crowned Workspace Cup Champions 2016

Bayer Never Loses (PMD Contracts) were victorious in this year’s Workspace Cup, a five-aside-soccer competition run by The Workspace Group in partnership with Draperstown Celtic Football Club.  14 teams from businesses in the Draperstown and surrounding areas participated in the competition which took place at the Workspace Recreation Centre, Draperstown. Adele McIvor, Corporate Services Manager […]

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The Workspace Group Looks to the Future

It is now more than 30 years since a small group of individuals in Draperstown encouraged some 170 members of the local community to invest funds in a project to buy the former shirt factory building on the Tobermore Road and convert it into units for businesses in the hope that this would help the […]

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Director of the Year

Congratulations to our Chief Executive Brian who was named Third Sector Director of the Year at the IoD First Trust Director of the Year Awards 2015-16.  This is another great achievement for the Group. Well done Brian! Pictured is Richard Ennis, left, of First Trust and IoD chair Paul Terrington, right, with Brian Read more: http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/ni-business-news/top-business-leaders-honoured-at-iod-awards-1-7332415#ixzz46YSEoiqt  

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New Spring Timetable

The Workspace Recreation Centre’s new Spring timetable has commenced and includes classes such as spinning, circuits, kettlebells, core and boxercise. All fitness abilities are welcome.  Check out our facebook page for more information and class times or contact Emma on 028 7962 8113 or emma@theworkspacegroup.org.

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