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Newcastle Barbers Help Cut Young Suicides

Two County Down barbers have decided to support a national suicide charity. Michael Graham and Neal Toner of Just for Him Male Image and Grooming in Newcastle have backed a UK-wide group of top UK barbers, the Lions Barbers Collective, who are supporting World Suicide Prevention Day with the announcement…

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Drumaness Ladies Raise A Grand For Downpatrick PIPS From Jimmy’s 10K Run

PIPS Downpatrick have received a cheque for £1073 from three runners in the Jimmy’s 10K road run which took place in March. First time runners in a mini-marathon, Drumaness ladies Kim Harris, Eimear Cowan and Angela Morrison came back over the finishing line exhausted but exhilarated. Kim said: “Although we…

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Great Evening Concert For PIPS At Delamont Was A Night To Remember

An excellent crowd turned up to support the musical concert in the walled garden at Delmont Country Park in aid of PIPS last night Sunday 13 September.) The organisers Martin Hanna and Conor Galbraith explained they has held the event to support the work of the local PIPS organisation for…

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Life Festival To Mark World Suicide Prevention Day In Newcastle

To mark World Suicide Prevention Day a ‘Life Festival’ will be taking place in the Newcastle area. This festival will run from 10 – 14 September 2014 with various events taking place in Newcastle as follows : *  10 September 2014 – 11.00 am – 5.00pm – PIPS/MYMY Open Day…

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Northern Ireland Singer Bap Kennedy To Headline PIPS Charity Concert At Delamont

Belfast singer Bap Kennedy is to headline a special concert in County Down’s Delamont Country Park with his band The Breadheads to raise much needed funds for suicide awareness charity, PIPS Programmes. The performer will donate his time along with a number of local musicians and bands in memory of…

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Council Equality And Diversity Working Group Review Suicide Prevention In Down District

At Down District Council’s recent Equality and Diversity Working Group meeting, Ray Cunningham from Mind Your Mate & Yourself provided an update on the work of the Public Initiative for the Prevention of Suicide and Self Harm (PiPs) which operates in Newcastle and across the district.  People who complete the…

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