Sometimes it seems like all there is in the world is misery.

Day in, day out, news channels and social media are awash with stories of pain, suffering and anguish.

But a charity based in the Cregagh estate in Belfast is working to put a smile on the faces of families dealing with illness, uncertainty and even the devastation that comes with a terminal diagnosis.

Thank goodness for Teamdot!

But who are the women behind this wonderful charity who are bringing moments of light into the darkest of times?

Read all about the amazing work of Dorothy Blackburn, Shelley Copeland and Ashleigh Blackburn in this month’s Local Women magazine, available to buy in the shops now or download from the website.