Belfast City Council News latest press releases from Belfast City CouncilCopyright (c) Belfast City Council. All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[New help is at hand for Belfast students to make the grade]]>22 Aug 2019<br/>As GCSE students receive their much anticipated grades today, Belfast City Council is launching a new programme to help young people make the grade in English and Maths. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Kids can swim for £1 for next 10 days as Belfast aims to double pool usage by 2030]]>21 Aug 2019<br/>A new Aquatics Strategy for Belfast is getting off to a swimming start with news that children can swim for £1 for the next 10 days in leisure centres across the city. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor launches 2020 UEFA Under-19 Championship at National Football Stadium]]>20 Aug 2019<br/>The 2020 UEFA European Under-19 Championship finals have been officially launched in Belfast. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor announces NI Children's Hospice as one of his charity partners]]>16 Aug 2019<br/>The Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor John Finucane, has announced the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice as one of his charity partners. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Book of Condolence opens in City Hall in memory of Nora Quoirin]]>14 Aug 2019<br/>A Book of Condolence has opened in City Hall today in memory of Nora Quoirin who tragically passed away in Malaysia. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor launches Belfast International Arts Festival programme 2019]]>14 Aug 2019<br/>Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor John Finucane launched the 57th Belfast International Arts Festival programme in the Black Box. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast City Council puts climate change resilience firmly on agenda]]>12 Aug 2019<br/>Today, Monday 12 August, sees the first ever meeting of a new Belfast City Council all-party working group on the climate crisis. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Deputy Lord Mayor meets young women on course for careers in IT industry]]>9 Aug 2019<br/>Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Peter McReynolds visited Belfast Metropolitan College today to meet graduates from a special IT summer camp aimed at getting young women into this rapidly growing industry. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor joins mini sporting heroes at Summer Sports Day]]>8 Aug 2019<br/>The Lord Mayor, Cllr John Finucane joined more than 200 young children from across Belfast to take part in the annual Belfast Summer Sports Day at the Ozone Complex. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[General Managers appointed at three new council leisure centres]]>6 Aug 2019<br/>Belfast City Council has welcomed a number of senior appointments to the GLL team in Belfast in the run up to the opening of three new council leisure centres in the city. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor launches 13th Belfast Mela - a global wonderland of diversity]]>6 Aug 2019<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor Councillor John Finucane helped to launch the 13th Belfast Mela today, 6 August at the Lyric Theatre. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Award-winning Breastival sets new breastfeeding record]]>4 Aug 2019<br/>Breastival Belfast returned for its third year on Saturday 3 August at the Ulster Museum, hosted by Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor John Finucane. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Children encouraged to celebrate play at free park event]]>2 Aug 2019<br/>Children from across Belfast and beyond are attending a free event in Ormeau Park next week to celebrate play. Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor opens new cruise terminal in Belfast Harbour]]>29 Jul 2019<br/>Cruise Belfast – the partnership between Belfast Harbour and Visit Belfast, opened the first dedicated cruise terminal on the island of Ireland to cater for Belfast’s growing popularity as a cruise destination. Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council builds upon its Green Flag success]]>24 Jul 2019<br/>Belfast City Council is once again celebrating Green Flag success, as it now boasts 20 award-winning parks across the city. Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Events mark Belfast City Cemetery’s 150th anniversary]]>24 Jul 2019<br/>A free heritage open day and series of guided walking tours will mark the 150th anniversary of Belfast City Cemetery at the beginning of August. Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Children’s art to go on display in Lord Mayor’s Parlour]]>17 Jul 2019<br/>Children from across Belfast are being offered the chance to have their art displayed in the impressive surrounds of City Hall. Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Sounds of summer will be music to Belfast’s ears]]>16 Jul 2019<br/>Belfast is set to come alive with the sounds of summer thanks to a programme of live music performances in the heart of the city centre. Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Roses and fashion will be blossoming at this weekend’s Summer Rose Fair]]>16 Jul 2019<br/>Visit Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park this weekend and enjoy the beautiful roses on display as well as fabulous food, family fun and fashion – as the ‘Summer Rose Fair’ comes to Belfast! Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Statement on behalf of Belfast City Council’s Strategic Policy & Resources Committee]]>11 Jul 2019<br/>Regarding Avoniel Leisure Centre. Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT