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SWC Sports students at Dungannon Campus are fundraising for Buddy Bear

Matthew Calvert and Jordan Holland with Brendan McConville
Second year students level 3 sports at South West College Dungannon are doing a sponsored cycle in aid of the Buddy Bear Trust in Dungannon. The event is called peddle for pounds and will take place on static bike in the Dungannon campus. ...

SLDP visit Buddy Bear 11/04/16

Colum Eastwood with Ildiko Veres and Brendan McConville
Today the SDLP visited the Buddy Bear Trust.           This is what Colum Eastwood had to say:   Here are some of the photos:

Lord Morrow welcomes new Conductor Anges Kasper to Buddy Bear

Lord Maurice Morrow with Ms Ildiko Veres, Mrs Jennifer McCooey with her daughter Maeve and Buddy Bear
Lord Maurice Morrow , Minister of Department of Social Development  congratulated Ms Ildiko Veres, Principal and Brendan McConville Chairman of the Buddy Bear Trust on being awarded the Pride Of Britain Awards for NI at the recent event in Grovern...

Stranmillis Students on Placement in Buddy Bear

Robyn and Catherine with Brendan, Mary, Ildiko and Anges
Over the years, many students from all over Northern Ireland have had the opportunity to undertake a placemement in the Buddy Bear Trust. For the past two weeks, Catherine Forde and Robyn McKee from Stranmillis University have been on placement in...

Q Radio discusses the work of the Buddy Bear Trust

Q Radio discusses the work of the Buddy Bear Trust and highlights the benefits of Conductive Education for children with cerebral palsy. They also hope to have Buddy Bear Trust's Chairman, Brendan McConville on their radio show soon along with First Minister Arlene Foster to further discuss the Buddy Bear Trust!

You can Listen to the radio clip here

University of Ulster, Jordanstown students help Buddy Bear Trust

Chairman, Brendan McConville with UU students
Students from different disciplines in the University of Ulster, Jordanstown came together to discuss how their different skills and talents could help the children at the Buddy Bear Trust. Examples of areas they volunterred to help with are: the ...

The Buddy Bear Trust & the CFNI Telecommunity Fund

The Buddy Bear Trust & the CFNI Telecommunity Fund Pride of Britain award winner Brendan McConville talks to CFNI about how our Telecommunity Fund has helped the Buddy Bear Trust. Buddy Bear Trust founder Brendan McConville has been working fo...

Pride of Britain Awards 2015

Simon Cowell with BuddyBear
In 2015, to his surprise Brendan McConville, Chairman of the Buddy Bear Trust found out he had been nominated and shortlisted for the Pride of Britain Awards. He went on to win the UTV Pride of Britain Award, receiving an invitation to the ITV Pri...

Enabling Potential - Achieving a New Deal for Children with Cerebral palsy

Parliamentary Inquiry into children with cerebral palsy shows earlier diagnosis and intervention can improve potential AND reduce dependence on the State. A Parliamentary inquiry into cerebral palsy has found: Approximately 30,000 children in the ...

Everyone Working Together For The Children

Brendan showing the Ambassadors his art work to raise funds for the school
In December talks in Stormont dominated the headlines as Government entered into talks about flags, parades and the past, again... However over in Dungannon talks of an entirely different nature took place with two Hungarian Ambassadors.   Togethe...