Tuesday 20th November saw Crossfire Trust launch their Strategic Action Plan. It has been the culmination of ten months of discussion, heart searching and planning to arrive at achievable goals and has been funded by CFNI through the Community Development Reference Group.
The initiative was the brainwave of Armagh City and District Council who hired the services of experts in the field of Community Development to mentor groups like Crossfire Trust to achieve their targets.
Crossfire Trust have organised an Awareness Night on Depression and Suicide for 11 – 17 yr olds. It will talk through myths and facts re: suicide, impacts of depression and suicide and where to go for help.
It will be held in the Mega Mobile at Darkley House on Monday 12th November, 7-9pm.
Over 100 people enjoyed a night of family fun at Darkley House on 31st October. The Light Fantastic event was a well supported, warm and fun evening.
The beef stew from the log fire kept the revellers full, whilst the more energetic enjoyed getting into Sumo suits to knock each other over. Live music was provided by Joe Fitzgerald from Dublin and at the same time, apple dunking and a conker competition took place.
Saturday 13th October saw a group of young people from Community of Christ the King travel down from Belfast to work along side local people in the house and grounds of Darkley House.
It was a fine sunny day and so much was achieved - from separating out the natural stone from the pile of demolition rubble at the old Coach House, to tidying and washing down two newly reconstituted bedrooms - a new one on the ground floor and the one above the annex.