100 Londonderry women find out more about services in the local area

Over 100 women gathered in Londonderry city centre on Thursday (September 4) to find out more about services available for women in the area.

A host of various organisations were represented at the Foyle Women’s Information Network (FWIN) organised event in the Holywell Trust Building on Bishop Street.

NETWORKING DAY!. . .Geraldine O'Hara, Catherine Cooke, Foyle Women's Information Network Co-Ordinator, Laurna Porter, Geraldine Compton, Kathleen Doherty, Marie Coyle, Beth Neely and Ann Orr, at the Foyle Women's Information Network's Information and Networking Day at Holywell Trust, Bishop Street on Thursday morning. The event was funded by the Big Lottery. DER3614MC066

NETWORKING DAY!. . .Geraldine O'Hara, Catherine Cooke, Foyle Women's Information Network Co-Ordinator, Laurna Porter, Geraldine Compton, Kathleen Doherty, Marie Coyle, Beth Neely and Ann Orr, at the Foyle Women's Information Network's Information and Networking Day at Holywell Trust, Bishop Street on Thursday morning. The event was funded by the Big Lottery. DER3614MC066

These included local women’s groups from across the city.

There were also representatives from Women’s Aid, Nexus, the Women’s Regional Consortium, the Infertility Network and the Prince’s Trust to name but a few.

Co-ordinator of FWIN, Catherine Cooke, said: “The day was a great success and there was a huge turn out.

“This is an event that is very beneficial to women as they can network and also get advice and information on everything from breast cancer screening to accessing IT training and everything in between.

“This annual event is always extremely popular and I’m delighted to say that this year was no exception.”

This event was funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

Established in 1994, FWIN is an information network for community based women’s centres, group’s, individuals and organisations.

FWIN works closely with local women’s organisations and develops relationships with women’s organisations regionally, nationally and internationally.

For further information on FWIN visit the organisation’s website at http://www.fwin.org.uk or email info@fwin.org.uk.

You can also get in touch via the network’s Facebook page or by telephoning 028 7126 6291.

 

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