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Our Events

Gingerbread is delighted to host a range events to which members are invited to attend.

6 November 2009

Gingerbread AGM and Award Ceremony


22nd November 2007

Partnership brings new 'Possibilities' for Lone Parents

Gingerbread has published a report examining the realities facing lone parents returning to employment. ‘Equality of opportunity for lone parents – creating positive change through partnership’ was launched at Stormont on 22nd November during an event hosted by Sir Reg Empey, Minister for Employment and Learning.


The report was produced by the ‘Possibilities’ Partnership, which includes Gingerbread NI, the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL), the University of Ulster (UU) and employment matching service, Gems NI, The organisations worked together over the past few years to research the barriers to employment that lone parents face.

Click here for Press Release

Clck here for a copy of the Report and Executive Summary


19th October 2007

Training Awards 2007

Celebrating Achievement

Gingerbread NI celebrated the achievement of all the lone parents who took part in its training programmes over the past year at the Annual Training Awards, which was held 19th October 2007 in the Wellington Park Hotel Belfast.

Broadcaster and Journalist Anne Hales hosted the event and the awards were presented by Patricia Mc Auley from the Department for Employment and Learning who warmly congratulated everyone on their achievements.

Gingerbread would like to wish all those lone parents who participated in training courses all the best in 2008 and looking forward to hearing from other lone parents who may be interested in participating in further training.


For more information on previous year's events link through one of the following years: 2006 or 2005 or 2004