Construction Ireland Construction Directory
Time and date
CONSTRUCTION DIRECTORY
Share this page
Construction News
10/01/2019

Radius Housing Supports NI Hospice With Fundraisers

Construction News Image
Radius Housing has helped support first charity partner NI Hospice since 2017, raising a total of £56,000.

The housing provider has organised tea parties, coffee mornings and car boot sales at their schemes across Northern Ireland to raise money for the charity.

A team from Radius also took place in the Belfast City Marathon for the cause.

John McLean, Chief Executive of Radius Housing, said: "The enthusiasm with which our staff and tenants took to fund-raising for the NI Hospice is proof of their support for the amazing work that they provide. At Radius we do much more than simply provide homes for people. We build communities and support many people in our specialist housing, and through our corporate charity partners we are able to support even more excellent work.


"The NI Hospice was chosen because we recognised the value of the support they provide to people at the most difficult time, and how much families appreciate the work that they do. We are delighted that our efforts have raised £56,000 for the NI Hospice."

Sheila Duffy, Head of Fundraising of NI Hospice said: "Radius Housing have been a delight to work with as a corporate partner of Northern Ireland Hospice for the past two years. Everyone across Radius Housing has engaged in their fundraising activities from residents in their sheltered housing schemes to staff at all levels right throughout all of Northern Ireland. They have got involved in everything from tea dances, coffee mornings, head shaves, marathon running and of course the furnish your house for a pound raffle. This incredible amount of money that has been raised will help us provide vital palliative care for children, young people and adults with life limiting conditions throughout Northern Ireland."

(CM)

Latest Construction News

25/06/2019

A ribbon-cutting ceremony has been held to celebrate the official opening of Maghera's new walkway. The L'Derry town's new 600m route, 'Largantogher Walkway', connects the Walled Garden which is adjacent to the historic St Lurach's church with the town's Tobermore Road for the first time. It was
25/06/2019

The Oriel offshore wind farm project has reached a new milestone as investigation works were green lit off the coast of Dundalk. These surveys will record specific wind data of the offshore site and data on the seabed conditions of the future site, needed mainly for the engineering design of the f
25/06/2019

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has been named as one of the three Northern Ireland local authorities to meet all statutory performance targets for planning in 2018/19. These speedy planning decisions have allowed for economic performance to help deliver not only construction jobs, but much
25/06/2019

Ballyclare-based property developer Hagan Homes is on track to raise £30,000 to make the dreams of life limited and terminally ill children come true. Five employees from the firm abseiled down the Europa Hotel in Belfast on Sunday 23 June in order to raise the money and offer a group of deserving
25/06/2019

The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) has warned the maintenance of the road network will be problematic amid concerns its allocation falls "well short" of meeting needs. Addressing Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council members on works in the area, Divisional Roads Manager Mr Kevin Monaghan reve
25/06/2019

A host of new changes to the definition of Affordable Housing are set to improve access to suitable homes across Northern Ireland. The Department for Communities has launched a public consultation on the proposed changes. The draft Programme for Government (PfG) 2016-2021 recognised that housing
25/06/2019

A series of play area refurbishments have been completed in the Lisburn & Castlereagh area, improving six parks in the district. The final two improved parks, Colby Park and Moat Park, were reopened yesterday, 24 June. More than £620,000 was spent upgrading each of the parks across the region, w
25/06/2019

CITB NI has launched a new textbook for GCSE students studying Construction and the Built Environment. The Construction and the Built Environment course provides pupils with a realistic understanding and experience of modern-day practices in the construction industry and helps develop their knowle
25/06/2019

A contractor has been appointed to deliver a new wastewater plant in Castlemaine, Co Kerry. Glan Agua will complete the €6.6 million project, which will include network improvements across the town. Additional associated infrastructure required to connect the new plant into the existing wastewater
25/06/2019

A Sinn Féin politician has hit out at the "systematic discrimination" against those on housing benefit accessing housing in the private rented sector. This follows the publication of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) 2018 annual report. Speaking on the report's findings, the p
Flynn Crane Hireinsuremyvan.ieBrooks Attic ConversionsAdvanced Window FilmsGrange Construction & Roofing Company LimitedGeneral Hardware Supplies LtdCornerstone Projects LtdCarlow Concrete TanksGlebevill DevelopmentsRight Lines Ltd
Terms and Conditions