Warm, Well and Connected

What’s on this January – March

As part of the Healthy Living Centre Alliance and funding from the Department for Communities we are excited to be part of the Warm, Well and Connected Project.

We will be offering you a range of programmes/workshops online during the next 3 months. But the benefit or our regional collaboration means you can access any programme across N.Ireland. To find out what is available please visit and look for the Warm, Well Connected banner.

Locally online we will be hosting the following programmes:

  • uHub – Supporting Teens
  • Urban Community Chef – Empowered Cooking
  • Recharge CIC – Carers Retreat
  • Soulsa
  • Chi Me
  • Stay Connected Keep Learning
  • Take 5 and applying it
  • Dealing with Stress and Understanding Emotions

To sign up to any of the above course or to find out more check out You will be able to book your places directly online.

Author: Sarah Huggett
Categories: Classes, Community Support, Events, Online Classes

Mindset Programme

Mindset Programme Wednesday 25th November

We will be hosting a Mental & Emotional Health and Wellbeing delivered by Action Mental Health.

The 3 hour session will be held at Kircubbin Community Centre and is free:

  • Wednesday 25th November
  • 1.30-4.30pm

Booking is essential for safety and can be done by contacting [email protected] or calling 028 427 39021.

Please bring your own refreshments.


Author: Sarah Huggett
Categories: Events

COVID-19 Restriction Update

Update 15th October 2020

Following Government guidelines announced yesterday we will be adhering to the restrictions outlined. Starting 15th October and running for 4 weeks.

What that means for the centre:

  • Gym members can attend (must pre-book and can only attend as an individual)
  • All classes in person are on hold
  • All groups in person are on hold
  • Online classes will remain and some new classes will become available
  • The office will not be manned full time and so use email or Facebook to contact us

Staff and you safety is our priority and we hope that you understand the action we are having to take at this time.

Author: Sarah Huggett
Categories: Events

AGM Sept 2020

Online AGM

We are adjusting our ways of working and that includes how we deliver our Annual General Meeting. This year we will be taking to Zoom host the meeting. We would love for you to join us, we will keep you updated on how things are going.

Thursday 24th September

We’d like to hear from you, our community to see what you would like to see from us going forward and in such uncertain times.

If you are available to attend please contact Susan on 028 427 39021 or email [email protected]

Author: Sarah Huggett
Categories: Events

Healthy happy kids: Lunchbox & Snack Ideas

Back to School lunch and snack Zoom session

Our colleagues over at dietetics have been working regionally to produce a series of workshops to run in the coming months. Everyone is welcome to attend the online sessions via Zoom, you can download it for free at

The first workshop will be Healthy happy kids: Lunchbox & Snack Ideas. Join us for the first session on:

Date: Thursday 3rd September 2020
Time: 12.00-12.45pm
Don’t worry if yo miss this session there will be 3 more, dates TBC.

Author: Sarah Huggett
Categories: Events, Online Classes

Restart your Education Coffee Morning

Virtual Coffee Morning with SERC

Are you fed up, struggling to help your kids with their school work, generally want to make a change to your life and it’s direction? Restart Education is a place to start.
Guests Fiona Neely and Ellie Bradley from SERC will be taking us through accessing this free part-time course that will open the door to a range of other learning. On completion you will achieve a Level 2 OCN. There is means testing for support with enrolling on the course e.g. childcare, stationery etc.
But hey, come and join us on the 10th September to find out if this is right for you, there is no obligation and it is very informal.
Please let Sarah [email protected] know you will be attending, it will be via Zoom (you can download this at – it’s free). Once you have confirmed a place Sarah will send you the login link.

Author: Sarah Huggett
Categories: Events, Online Classes

Spring Workshops August/Sept

Join us online for a range of workshops

Our Spring Social Prescribing service has diversified throughout lockdown, offering telephone support and now socially distanced meet ups. Alongside this, regionally we have a variety of online workshops that you can access for free. Workshops change each month, so check back in if you don’t see one that suits you this time.

Download the timetable here.

These workshops do take place online and can be accessed via Zoom. This is a free app yo can download at Contact [email protected] or [email protected] if you require any assistance.

You can register for a workshop via the website

Author: Sarah Huggett
Categories: Events, Online Classes

Carer Health and Wellbeing Matters

Free Carer Taster Day

The South Eastern HSC Trust Carer Support in partnership with Peninsula Healthy Living have organised a free Carer Taster Day.

When: Wednesday 4th September 2019

Where: Peninsula Healthy Living, 4 Church Grove, Kircubbin, BT22 2SU

Time: 10.30am – 3pm

We will be offering a range of activities for all age groups including:

  • Gently Does It
  • Spin sessions
  • A reading group
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Chair based activity
  • An introduction to the gym
  • Green Gym

Lunch will be provided

For more information please contact:

Pamela Smyth or Sharon Graham at SET Carer support

Phone (028) 9756 5456

Email: [email protected]

Author: Sarah Huggett
Categories: Events