Forthspring Inter Community Group

A new direction for Forthspring

Forthspring has appointed Dr. Kate Laverty as its new director.  She will provide leadership to the youth services, family support, after-school childcare, women’s groups, pensioners club and volunteering opportunities in the centre.  Focused on peace building, good relations and non-violence, Forthspring has always been a safe place delivering high quality services to the local community […]

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

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 are making monthly lunches for older people in the community.

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 […]