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The Workspace Group awards £25,000 to Draperstown Celtic FC towards new 3G pitch

We are delighted to announce that the Workspace Group has awarded £25,000 to Draperstown Celtic FC from the Workspace Capital Grant Fund towards the development of a new multisport 3G pitch at their Cahore Park complex.  Draperstown Celtic are the first recipients of this new grant which has been established by Workspace to support voluntary […]

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Local Businesses come together to deliver the ‘Draperstown Digital Inclusion Project’

A number of businesses in the Draperstown area have come together to launch an initiative to help schools tackle digital exclusion for children in the Draperstown and surrounding area.    The Draperstown Digital Inclusion Project was developed when a principal in the area highlighted that some children were at risk of falling behind in their […]

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Brackagh Quarry Wind Farm Community Fund Open for Applications

The Brackagh Quarry Wind Farm Community Fund is currently open for applications.  The Fund which is managed by RES and administered by Workspace, offers grants of up to £2,000 to community and voluntary groups from within a four mile radius of the wind farm site. The Fund encourages applications from community projects which are for […]

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Community Impact Recognised by Princess Royal

Our impact on the economy and community of Mid-Ulster was today recognised and celebrated during a visit by HRH, the Princess Royal to our site in Draperstown. A social enterprise established in 1985, we were set up to stimulate economic growth and job creation in the Mid-Ulster area by providing workspace units alongside business support […]

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Well Team Awards

We were delighted to be recognised for our participation on the NI Chest, Heart & Stroke’s Well Team programme. The event took place in the Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, Ballymena and included keynote speakers from Public Health Agency (PHA), Vital Nutrition and Addiction NI. In 2016, NI Chest, Heart & Stroke (NICHS) were successful […]

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SSE & Workspace Launch ‘Learning for Life’ Skills Fund

Energy generator SSE Renewables, in partnership with social enterprise the Workspace Group has launched a new education and training programme funded from local wind energy to support employability in the Mid Ulster area. The ‘Learning for Life’ skills fund will invest £75,000 over five years in a range of training and employment skills programmes delivered […]

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Brackagh Quarry Wind Farm Community Fund Supports Draperstown Groups

Seven community and voluntary projects from the Draperstown area have been awarded a total of £10,000 in support from the Brackagh Quarry Wind Farm Community Fund. RES, who asset manage the three turbine Brackagh Quarry Wind Farm, located in close proximity to Draperstown, offers financial support to community and voluntary groups within a four mile […]

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Major Tech Investment for our Business Parks

37 companies employing 226 staff benefit from our major telecoms upgrade in partnership with Rainbow Communications We have laid the groundwork for a new era of business growth after investing in a major transformation of our telecommunications network that will support more than 37 businesses and 226 employees in Mid Ulster. Partially funded by the UK Government’s […]

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Workspace Community Fund Grants Distributed to Carrickfergus Groups

We recently awarded Workspace Community Fund grants to a number of community projects in the Carrickfergus area where our training and employability organisation, Network Personnel, has an office. Workspace Community Fund grants were offered to four community and voluntary groups that offer a range of support to local people: Carrickfergus Cornerstone, 1 in 3 Cancer Support, Sailability Carrickfergus and […]

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Employee Assistance Programme Launched for Staff

To compliment the range of health and wellbeing support we offer our employees we are delighted to have implemented an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).  EAP is a confidential counselling service which provides independent counselling and support to help employees deal with a variety of issues such as: emotional/personal difficulties; marital/family issues; financial difficulties; work/career issues […]

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