Forthspring Inter Community Group

Building purchase

Forthspring Inter Community Group is delighted to have been awarded £168,000 towards purchasing the building from the Community Ownership Fund based within the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and supported locally by Development Trusts NI. The amount includes salary and running costs. Forthspring is currently seeking match funding of £35,000 which will hopefully […]

Scores on the door

Well done to MUMO volunteers and caretaker – they were inspected by Belfast City Council a couple of weeks ago and did so well that we got a 5 for our Score on the Door (highest score) – we were absolutely delighted. This gives us confidence that our building is up to standard when we […]

MUMO record launched

MUMO was delighted to launch its first ever record on 8th February 2024. This record was produced with Dumbworld who facilitated several workshops, supporting participants to create an AMAZING song about MUMO. Participants made the recording in Redbox Recording studio. St. Clare’s choir helped us to launch the record with some fantastic singing. The launch […]

Moving on from Division

Two MUMO volunteers attended the Transformative Leader Programme in spring 2021. One of the outcomes was that Belfast City Council was able to  fund workshops and events in Forthspring September-October 2022. This was a huge benefit to the organisation. Youth Matters ran a great drama programme; the tea dancers had two armchair sessions; MUMO participants […]

MUMO is a ‘ground breaking project’

MUMO had an article in the Belfast Telegraph on 26th October 2022 talking about the Sliding In programme. Springfield Primary School’s children’s support worker Naomi Harley delivered the programme with a pupil – Alfie Gault. The Telegraph described MUMO on the cover as a ‘ground breaking project’. Thanks to the National Lottery for writing this […]

Community Fun Day

Forthspring Inter Community Group had a great Community Fun Day on 11th August 2022, delivered in partnership with Participation and Practice Of Rights and Grow. This was a fantastic day, with around 150 visitors from the local community and lots of activities for visitors such as making a planter or a stool. People from community […]