Groups from Desertmartin, Tobermore, Kilcronaghan and Draperstown receive community grants.

May 15th, 2010

Following the success of the first round of awards of its Community Fund, Draperstown-based Workspace has awarded a further 14 grants totaling £6,250 to local voluntary and community groups. The Workspace Community Fund offers local voluntary and community groups the opportunity to avail of grants of up to £250. Workspace Chief Executive, Brian Murray explains […]

Backrow Recreation Centre gets in a Spin.

May 1st, 2010

  Workspace is delighted to announce the opening of the new Backrow Spining Room in association with the Backrow Recreation Centre Draperstown.  The Backrow Recreation Centre was officially opened in April 2008 and provided a much-needed facility for the local schools and community within the Draperstown area.  The first two years of the centre have […]

Workspace Gives Cash to Local Community Groups

November 23rd, 2009

Workspace has awarded grants to fourteen local voluntary and community groups. The Workspace Community Fund was launched in September 2009 and local voluntary and community groups were called to apply for grants of up to £250 to fund projects which would improve the local area, promote community involvement, enhance the quality of life and well […]

Network Personnel opens new doors for Cookstown

October 28th, 2009

  Network Personnel has officially opened its modern spacious new premises at Union House, Union Place, Cookstown, which will ultimately assist the company in providing a better overall service to the people of Cookstown. The company is a recognised training and employment organisation offering help and support to those from Cookstown wishing to find employment. […]

Workspace Turning A Profit to Help Local Community Projects

September 22nd, 2009

  buy cigars online   Pupils from St Colm’s High School, Draperstown at the launch of the Workspace Community Fund with Robin Gawne, Workspace Company Accountant and Barbara Woods, Community Projects Officer (CFNI). Workspace, one of Northern Ireland’s leading social enterprises, has announced groundbreaking plans to donate a percentage of its profits to support projects […]

eircom NI Young Entrepreneur 2009!

September 17th, 2009

eircom NI are now accepting applications for the NI Young Entrepreneur 2009. Anyone under 31 who has started up in business in the last 2 years is eligible and can benefit from cash prizes of up to £5,000 and from national publicity. The business can by any size and from any sector. If you wish […]

New Workspace Development can create 35 Jobs

August 12th, 2009

A new workspace development in Draperstown could create up to 35 jobs and help to stimulate economic growth in the local area. That was the message from Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster, when she officially opened the 8,500 square foot development, today. The Minister said: “The creation of these nine new workspace units provides the potential […]

Workspace defibrillator in heart of community

March 19th, 2009

Workspace Group staff have clubbed together to provide an automated external defibrillator for the use of the local community. Their fundraising effort of £1200 means the defibrillator has been purchased and fitted to the rear wall of the Backrow Recreation Centre in the town where it can be accessed 24/7 by fully-trained members of the […]

Workspace gives helping hand to local charity

March 6th, 2009

The St. Vincent de Paul branch in Draperstown has had its coffers increased with a very welcome £1,000 donation from the Workspace Group. Explaining the donation Workspace Chief Executive Brian Murray commented “traditionally we have given key customers Christmas gifts, this year we decided to use that money for charitable purposes. In addition staff from […]

Local Business Man Wins Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

October 29th, 2008

Teenager Patrick Cassidy from Maghera has been named Northern Ireland's Shell Livewire Young Entrepreneur of the Year at a prestigious gala event at the Culloden Hotel in Belfast in October 2008. Patrick, the youngest ever winner of the award, picked up a £5,000 cheque and will go forward to the All-Ireland final of the Shell Livewire […]

New Units to let in Draperstown from ONLY £49 per week!

October 27th, 2008

Workspace has announced that they have new office and industrial units to let in Draperstown.   Located at a prominent area of the Tobermore Road in Draperstown, these newly built units are available to let from only £49 per week.  There are 9 units to let in total. 5 high spec,  turn key office units, all c 800 sq ft each, with their […]

Workspace celebrates 25 years with opening of Backrow Recreation Centre

April 9th, 2008

Local schools, clubs and social and community groups will all benefit from an investment worth almost £1million in a cross community sports facility in Co Derry – being officially opened today. The new Back Row Sports Hall in Draperstown is funded by £730k from the Big Lottery Fund's PE and Sport programme, £30K from the […]

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