#Giving Tuesday was launched in the UK in 2014, following on from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it is a designated day where focus is placed upon giving to charity. This giving can take many different forms; baking for a cake sale, making craft items to sell, donating to charity shops or charitable organisations, tweeting in […]
As we remember this month the first child admitted to the Poor House in November 1775 we also look at how the Belfast Charitable Society managed the children who were left in their care.
Admitting children was not without it’s perils and the archives record the first major incident involving children running riot in the house […]
When people think of the Poor House in Belfast, one of the first things that comes to mind is the children who came through our doors. The month of November was a significant month for the children in the care of the Belfast Charitable Society. In November 1775, the first child arrived at the Poor […]
A social enterprise is like any other business in that it works to deliver goods and services to make a profit. The difference is that they are driven by their social and environmental purposes and any profit made is reinvested towards achieving these purposes. Today, the government defines social enterprises as “businesses with primarily social […]
Three new volunteers have completed their Heritage, Hospitality and Tour Guide training this week at Clifton House. Jessica Barreda, Emma Corry and Michael Fryer attended five weeks of training to get them ready for leading tours of Belfast’s original Poor House.
Clifton House is an events and heritage venue which is a social enterprise, ensuring that any […]
The ‘Heart of Peninsula Care Awards’, launched in 2014, celebrate the special individuals and teams who work in the care industry. Their aim is to give the recognition that is deserved and to make care staff feel as special as they make the people in their care feel every day.
Friday 3rd November 2017 saw the […]
Key North Belfast organisations including St Malachy’s College, St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast Charitable Society and Ashton Community Trust have linked up to take part in World Host Training this week at Clifton House. This training has been funded by the Barbour Fund. Although the Barbour Mill at Hilden has been closed for some time, the […]