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WHO Belfast Healthy City Awards Presented

The WHO Belfast Healthy City Awards were presented in Belfast by Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr. Guy Spence.

The awards, were introduced in 2013 to celebrate the contribution of organisations from all sectors to the health and wellbeing of the people of Belfast.

Deputy Lord Mayor Guy Spence said, “These awards recognise the excellent work undertaken by a range of organisations across our city in promoting a healthier lifestyle. I congratulate all those who entered the awards and who continue to work for a positive Belfast.” 
Joan Devlin Chief Executive of Belfast Healthy Cities said this third year of the awards which continue to attract an excellent standard of entry.

“The awards are now firmly fixed in the Belfast calendar and they continue to attract a very high standard of entry. Belfast is now established in the European World Health Organisation network and the project delivered by Shopmobility is an example of the tremendous work being done. We congratulate all those who entered and won today.”

Healthy Living Award
Winner
Studio 5 CIC NI: The chance to DANCE

Highly Commended
Teenager and Young Adult (TYA) Cancer Service: Moving2gether
Bryson An Munia Tober
Bryson An Munia Tober Health Project

Promoting Health Equity
Winner
Shopmobility Belfast Ltd: Out and About - Age, Independence and Dignity
Highly Commended
Action Cancer: Action4Life
MS Society NI: Exercise class for people affected by MS

Healthy Places
Winner

College Park Avenue Residents Association: Wildflower Alley

Engaging for Change
Winner

CLARE CIC: Creative Local Action Response & Engagement
Highly Commended
Arthritis Care: Staying Connected
Ligoniel Improvement Association: REAP Recreational, Environmental, Activity Project