Stephanie Staunton: “It takes a community to make change happen, and we each have our parts to play, through our votes.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As a first-time voter, this is the first time I have truly been given a voice – and I will use it wisely. Our decisions on ballot day will affect our (...)

 Ian Smith, Jodie Milne and Andrew Branagan, participants in the Future Voices programme. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It took five months to find the body of Mairead Healy’s brother after he took his own life at the age of 21 in the River Foyle in Derry. Workin(...)