Belfast Telegraph



Antiques and collectibles fair, St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Donegall Pass, 1-4.30pm.

Antiques and collectibles fair, St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Donegall Pass, 1-4.30pm.

Gamblers' Anonymous support group meeting, 100 Gt Patrick Street, 12.15pm.


Country markets, 1st Floor, Diamond Shopping Centre, 11am-4pm.


Downpatrick and Co Down Railway Society, steam train rides Market Street Station, 1.40-5pm.


The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery performed by Ballymoney Literary and Debating Society

Portrush Summer Theatre, Town Hall, Mark Street, 8pm.


Country markets, Mullans Bar, Market Street, 10am-3pm.


Country markets, Market House, 9am-noon.

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A2 Belfast bound carriageway lanes 1 and 2 from Sullivan Place Junction Holywood to Harbour Exchange Flyover, to August 28.

A31 Queen's Street, Magherafelt from junction with Queen's Avenue to Junction with Rainey July 17 to August 11, road closed, diversion in operation.

Westlink junction improvement scheme, M1 motorway both citybound and countrybound carriageways from Stockmans Lane to Broadway Saturday 10pm to Sunday 11am, motorway closed, diversion in operation.

Westlink junction improvement scheme, Donegall Roundabout partial closures from Donegall Road roundabout link road to M1 off-slip road to Donegall Road roundabout, to December 16 , road closed, diversion in operation.

Westlink junction improvement scheme, Grosvenor Road reduced to one lane to July 25, in each direction between the Westlink and RVH.

U744 Westland Road, Cookstown from junction with Orritor Road to junction with Fairhill Road, to August 27, road closed, diversion via town centre.

A2 Dunbar Link near Waring Street, to July 24, lane restrictions.

Talbot Street, Belfast from Donegall Street to Dunbar Street, to August 23, road closed, diversion in operation.

Jamaica Street, Belfast from Number 73 to Number 104, to August 14, road closed, diversion in operation.

A2 Sydenham by-pass lane closures to October 7.

M1 Westlink junction improvement scheme, right turn movements from the Westlink onto Grosvenor Road will not be permitted in both directions at the Grosvenor Road roundabout to March 2008, diversions.

A26 Ballymena Road, Antrim, to September 15, major roadworks associated with Junction One retail development, traffic control in operation.

A2 Victoria Street/Chichester Street, Belfast, regeneration project, lane closures in operation to April, 2007.

William Street South, Belfast from Corn Market to Victoria Square, to October 2007, road closed, diversion in operation.

Montgomery Street, Belfast from Victoria Square to Chichester Street, to October 2007, road closed, diversion in operation.

Upper Church Lane, Belfast from Victoria Street to Ann Street, to October 2007, road closed, diversion in operation.

This list is compiled by DRD Roads Services.


Women's Aid Federation,- 24-hour domestic violence helpline, 028 90 331818.

WAVE Trauma Centre, support for young people or adults bereaved or traumatised as a result of "Troubles" Belfast, 028 9077 9922; Armagh 028 3751 1599; Omagh, 028 8225 2522; Ballymoney, 028 276 69900.

MAP the Men's Advisory Project, 24-hour helpline, Tel: 028 9024 1929.

Coeliac Disease UK helpline for people with gluten intolerance, 0870 444 8804, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.

Cancer Research Northern Ireland, Hotline: 08701 602040 or for help and support.

Endometriosis Support Group, 028 9070 2542 and 028 9064 2896.

Headway Belfast, support line for people with brain injury their family and carers, 028 9020 5777.

LIFE, counselling after abortion, helpline, Tel 028 9024 9414.

Obssess (NI) support for obssessional/compusive disorder, 028 9188 4185 (answer machine between 4pm and 10am).

Pre-menstrual syndrome and post-natal depression support group, tel 028 9065 3209.

AIDS helpline NI, Mon-Fri 9am-10pm, Sat 2-5pm, Tel: 0800 137437, 9am-10pm,

ADAPT Eating Distress Helpline, 028 3834 8869.

Eating Disorders Support Group, 28 Bedford Street, Tel: 028 90 235959. Mon-Fri.

Rural Support line, a listening and signposting helpline for the farming and rural community 9am-10pm, 0845 606 7607.

Minimum Wage Helpline, 0845 6500207, Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm.

Arthritis Care NI, 028 9448 1380, Freephone helpline noon-4pm 0808 800 4050; national rate helpline 10am-4pm 020 7380 6555.

Action on Pre-Eclampsia, 020 8427 4217, website

Colitis and Crohn's Disease: 0845 130 3344 6.30-9pm.

NI Chest Heart and Stroke general helpline 08457 697299.

Hope in Crisis, a 24-hour listening and counselling service, Tel 028 9446 9990.

Speechmatters, for people with speech difficulties following stroke or head injury, tel 028 9040 1389/9070 5944.

ad.OPT adoption helpline, 02890 319500 10am-8pm, Mon-Fri and 10am-6pm Sat/Sun.

Y-Counselling, City of Belfast, YMCA, Tel: 028 9032 7231.

MRSA (Male Rape Support Association), 07932 898274 or 07903 976560.

CAUSE for Mental Health, support service for carers and families of people with a mental illness, 0845 60 30 29 1.

Action Cancer support, Tel 028 9080 3344.

Parents Advice Centre helplines: Freephone 0808 8010 722 or email

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline, 0808 800 5000.

NI Lupus Group, in formation line, 028 9086 6606.

Al-Anon, help for relatives and friends of problem drinkers, 90682368 or national helpline 0207403 0888

Women's Aid Federation, 028 90331818, 24-hour.

Cara-Friend: Gay helpline: Mon/Tues/Wed 7.30-10pm 9032 2023; Lesbian Line, Thurs 7.30-10pm, 9023 8668.

Narcotics Anonymous 07810 172991. (manned 7-10pm).

NI-ADHD (NI Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) Family Support Group, 028 90 282371 (9am-noon, Monday to Friday).

FAD helpline for people with a facial disfigurement or abnormality, 028 9045 1442, 9am-6pm or answering service after hours.

Samaritans: 24-hour helplines, Belfast: 028 9066 4422; national linkline number 08457 90 90 90.

YouthLine: Support for young people, 0808 808 8000 between 4-9pm Mon to Fri.

Fibromyalgia Support NI Helpline, Tel 0870 990 9220 Mon-Fri 2-6pm,

Men-to-Men: support for all issues regarding males, tel 028 9023 7779.

Re-Solve, solvent and volatile substance abuse, freephone 0800 800 2345, NI 028 9070 2493,

Get Connected, young people's problems helpline, 0808 808 4994.

Family care in cancer, prayer care and support, Tel 028 93 362220.

Belfast Carers' Centre, (028) 9043 4700, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Carers National Association tel 028 9043 9843.

USPCA animal helpline freephone 08000 280010.

Brainwaves NI: support and info for patients and families affected by brain tumours, 93372505.

Helpline for Community Education Programme, 9am-4.30pm 90325631.

MENCAP helpline 08457 636227 advice service for anyone with an interest in learning disability Mon-Fri 9-5pm.

RNID for deaf and hard of hearing people, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Telephone/Textphone 028 90239 619, Videophone, 02890 438 354, email

NI ME Association, 24-hour helpline, Tel/fax (028) 90 439831.

Ulster Cancer Foundation helpline, freephone 0800 78 33339.

Northern Ireland Agoraphobia and Anxiety Society, 0845 122 8625/90235170 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. 0845 122 8630 M-F 10am-4pm.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Support for parents and carers, Group, 02894 461804 (9am-9pm)

Raynauds & Scleroderma nurse specialist NI advice line, 90561310.

Dementia Helpline, Alzheimer's Society, support to people with dementia and their carers, Mon to Fri 9-5pm, Tel: 028 90 664100.


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