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Research, Investment, Education and Training in the socio-economic transformation of North Belfast.


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Education Village

Education Village

The Flax Trust continues to support The Education Task Group to develop a vision for Catholic Education in North Belfast. The vision is to build an ‘All Faith Education Village’. Having entered the Development Proposal stage which is great news, we have now carried out the Public Consultation with over 5500 votes cast for the New College. We are waiting for a government response to the people’s vote.



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The 26th New York Banquet
The 26th New York Banquet took place on Wednesday 12th October 2016 at The ‘21’ Club. Honourees Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Philanthropist and Shaun Kelly, Global Chief Operating Officer, KPMG International with Sr Mary Turley, Trustee/Director Flax Trust and James Quinn, President Emeritus Tiffany & Co., President Flax Trust/America. Following the cocktail reception Jim Quinn President […] Read more – ‘The 26th New York Banquet’.
Inter-School Christmas Gala Competition (FISCA) in Belfast City Hall, December 15th 2016
The annual Flax Trust Inter-School Christmas Gala Competition (FISCA) took place at Belfast City Hall on Thursday 15th December 2016. Master of Ceremonies was Noel Thompson BBC. 280 young people from 18 primary and post primary schools in North Belfast came together to create 9 cross community choirs. Artistic Director Megan Mooney BMus (Hon Dip […] Read more – ‘Inter-School Christmas Gala Competition (FISCA) in Belfast City Hall, December 15th 2016’.
Housing Associations CEO & Chairman’s Report 2016
Chairman’s Foreword Welcome to NB Housing 2015/16 Annual Report and year 2 post merger. With all mergers, it takes some time for systems and procedures to bed down and become properly effective. We are confident that significant progress has been made and we are well placed to continue to enhance and improve our operations moving […] Read more – ‘Housing Associations CEO & Chairman’s Report 2016’.

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