The very dark side of volunteer tourism

A Petition has been launched which demands that our operators and volunteer organisations both stop sending unqualified volunteers to work in orphanages. It also asks that holiday companies completely stop advertising for volunteers to work with vulnerable children. The dark side of this kind of tourism is that such is the amount of people applying to […]

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Childhood obesity soars in Northern Ireland

Over the past few years there has been more and more evidence that much of the UK’s population is overweight, with a depressing percentage of obesity included in that sector. Countless studies have been done, sparking attempts by government and civilian agencies to promote better eating habits, more exercise and greater awareness amongst the general […]

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