The Department of Health has published a draft Action Plan for mental health services and support for children and young people in Northern Ireland. The plan is in response to recommendations contained in a report by the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY). The ‘Still Waiting’ reportRead More →

If you are planning to buy, possess or use fireworks this Halloween, it’s time to start thinking about applying for a licence. That’s the message from the Department of Justice which must receive applications for fireworks use over the Halloween period no later than Wednesday, October 23, 2019. The lawRead More →

Spooky myths and legends from Ireland’s rich folklore are brought to life in Creatures of the Night, a new multi-media exhibition at W5’s AMAZE experience. As part of W5’s Halloween celebrations, this multi-screen attraction explores ghoulish figures such as the Irish headless horseman known as The Dullahan, the man ofRead More →

Scotland has become the first country in the UK to make it a criminal offence for parents to smack their children. The ban on all physical punishment was backed overwhelmingly by 84 votes to 29 by the Scottish Parliament on Thursday afternoon. Scotland is now the 58th country in theRead More →

The highest earning child influencers around the world have been revealed with eight-year-old YouTube star Ryan Kaji topping the list with a net worth of £17.7 million, followed by 16-year-old, Fortnite World Cup winner and gaming influencer, Kyle Giersdorf, whose estimated worth is £2.6 million. The list, curated by Childcare.co.uk, analysed data toRead More →

One of the biggest science events on the island of Ireland is returning to ICC Belfast (Waterfront Hall) on June 3 and 4, 2020. ESB Science Blast will bring Key Stage 2 pupils together from all over Northern Ireland to display their creative science investigations at a two-day extravaganza. ManagedRead More →

Belfast’s Victoria Park will be glowing bright on Friday October 18 as Autism NI hold their annual Glow Walk. Local families are encouraged to ‘light up the night’ and don their neon fancy dress and glow sticks for autism. Autism NI CEO, Kerry Boyd said: “Following the success of ourRead More →