Causeway Locality Planning Group

The Causeway Locality Group recently began the process of agreeing a way forward to help children and young people in the area thrive.

In the coming months the Causeway group aims to reinvigorate itself and build upon the strong history of locality planning in the area. The planning process shall continue with the designing of an action plan and the group are keen to see a wide engagement from organisations who work to improve the lives of children and young people.

To get involved or to get further information contact or 

Successful Body Image Conference in the Northern Area


The Northern Area Outcomes Group in partnership with Locality Planning Members recently hosted a conference to explore body image and the harmful impacts of food choices on mood and effects of performance enhancing drugs on the body.


The conference welcomed several expert speakers to explore a range of issues with practitioners including:

  1. Vanessa Baird, Adapt, Action Mental Health – Body Image and Young People. Click here to find out more about ADAPT Eating Disorder Service
  2. Bridin McKenna, Life Therapies – Food and Mood. Click here to download this presentation
  3. Michael Gourley, Start360 – Performance Enhancing Drugs. Click here to download this presentation


Contact Us:

For more information about the conference please contact Selena Ramsey, Northern Outcomes Area Locality Planning Officer, NHSCT by Email at or Telephone at 028 2563 6608


Northern Area, Causeway Coast and Glens Locality Year 8 Healthy Lifestyles Engagement projects

CYPSP in Partnership with NHSCT (Public Health Nursing, Dietetics and Health & Wellbeing Team), Northern Obesity Partnership and Causeway Coast and Glens Council are involving Year 8 pupils in the planning of activities in Dunluce High School and Coleraine College. The Year 8 Healthy Lifestyles Engagement projects are as a result of a similar pilot which involved Year 8 pupils in Our Lady of Lourdes school Ballymoney in September 2016- June 2017.

The Year 8 Healthy Lifestyles Engagements projects for 2017-2018 involves Year 8 pupils from Dunluce High School and Coleraine College. The projects are needs led through direct participation and engagement with Year 8 pupils, parents and schools through a whole year approach to deliver collectively on the important health messages encompassing nutrition, physical activity and emotional wellbeing.