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ACN Chief Executive moves on after 12 years

After 12 wonderful years at Active Communities Network, our Chief Executive Gary Stannett has decided it’s time to seek new professional challenges.

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Active Communities Network receives funding from The Racing Foundation to raise awareness of career opportunities in racing

ACN are proud to announce that they have received the £83,000 from the Racing Foundation to help make racing more accessible to young people and to introduce them to the exciting world of racing with a view of turning something they enjoy into a career.

 

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ACN young person wins St James's Place Remarkable Achievement Award at this years London Children of Courage Awards

On the eve of May 3rd 2018 Joey Liu took centre stage having won the Remarkable Achievement award at this years London Children of Courage Awards. 

In front of more than 500 people at the Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane, Joey told her story and was applauded for her determination, hard-work and resilience. 

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President Michael D.Higgins hosts reception for representatives of Active Communities Network

Following Active Communities Network (ACN) recent success in receiving the Laureus Sport for Good award for their work in using sport to overcome violence, discrimination or disadvantage across the UK, Ireland and South Africa the organisation met with President Higgins to showcase their work and talk with officials around the ACN programmes in Belfast.

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If they can do it, you can too! 200 young people urge others to get running

Around 200 primary school children pulled on their trainers and ran 2km today (Friday, October 20) to persuade young people of all ages to get active.

Pupils from Scoil Iosa National School, Culleens National School and Rehins National School enjoyed getting out in the fresh air at the track and Greenway Park in Ballina, County Mayo.

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