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All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[Launch of ‘Amazing Spaces, Smart Places’ SBRI challenge for companies]]>19 Oct 2018<br/>A new £120,000 Smart Belfast competition has been launched for companies to explore the use of innovative digital technology and data-driven solutions to help manage parks and open spaces.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98247.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98247.aspx19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council agrees £1.69m package for city centre activity programme]]>19 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast City Council has announced details of an exciting, large-scale programme of events for the city centre to drive footfall and aid the city’s economic recovery following the Primark fire.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98242.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98242.aspx19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Artemis welcomed to Belfast]]>18 Oct 2018<br/>Artemis Technologies, a spin-off from America’s Cup team Artemis Racing, which is establishing a new facility in Belfast Harbour has been welcomed to Belfast by the Chair of the City Growth and Regeneration Committee, Councillor Donal Lyons.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98170.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98170.aspx18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor congratulates Cruise Belfast initiative]]>17 Oct 2018<br/>The Lord Mayor has congratulated the organisers of the Cruise Belfast on an award-winning, record-breaking year in 2018.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98055.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98055.aspx17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New ‘Creative Communities’ arts programme launched]]>17 Oct 2018<br/>A new EU PEACE IV funded cross-community project has been launched which seeks to bring people together through arts and heritage.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98026.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98026.aspx17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Car crash simulation drives home road safety message]]>16 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast City Hall this morning was the venue for a special event aimed at instilling a sense of responsibility in young people who are about to start, or have just started, driving.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98037.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98037.aspx16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council publishes short guide for tobacco retailers in the city]]>16 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast City Council has published a short guide for tobacco retailers in the city with information on the sale and display of cigarettes and tobacco products in their shops.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98012.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-98012.aspx16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New exhibition to showcase and celebrate Belfast writers]]>12 Oct 2018<br/>A new exhibition which pays tribute to many of Belfast’s leading authors, playwrights, poets and composers, is to open to the public later this month.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97953.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97953.aspx12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Community Partnership sets the agenda for Belfast]]>10 Oct 2018<br/>The Belfast Community Planning Partnership has agreed priority actions to drive forward delivery of the Belfast Agenda – Belfast’s plan for delivering long-term improvements in quality of life and economic growth that everyone in the city can benefit from.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97805.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97805.aspx10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor supports partnership on employee wellbeing]]>10 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast City Council, Ulster Bank and Moment Health, the maternal and paternal mental health organisation, have partnered to host an event on making it easier for businesses to improve employee wellbeing.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97800.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97800.aspx10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast at MIPIM 2019 launches with plans to make Belfast region a global investment destination]]>9 Oct 2018<br/>A delegation of around 80 business leaders will travel to MIPIM – the world’s largest real estate investment conference – in March 2019, where they will market Belfast as a leading destination for investment.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97770.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97770.aspx9 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Fangtastic Halloween Monster Mash returns to Belfast on Halloween night!]]>9 Oct 2018<br/>Halloween Monster Mash returns to Titanic Slipways on Halloween Night (Wednesday 31 October) - promising all a ‘ghoulishly’ good time!http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97751.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97751.aspx9 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Red Bull Formula 1 to roar into Belfast this November]]>9 Oct 2018<br/>Formula 1 will be back on the streets of Belfast next month when it welcomes the Red Bull Racing team for another high-octane show in front of thousands of spectators on Saturday, 3 November 2018.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97731.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97731.aspx9 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Investing In Belfast – One Business At A Time]]>8 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast City Council is calling on entrepreneurs and start-ups to help invest in the city, one business at a time, by taking part in this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97424.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97424.aspx8 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Councillors agree details of financial support package for businesses]]>5 Oct 2018<br/>Many Businesses worst affected by the Bank Buildings fire will be able to apply for funding to aid their financial recovery from today (Friday 5).http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97294.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97294.aspx5 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Chinese students take tea with Lord Mayor]]>4 Oct 2018<br/>Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, has held a special tea party in her parlour to welcome a group of Chinese students to Belfast in a follow-up to her successful visit to China last month.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97217.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97217.aspx4 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Halloween street party to celebrate Castle Street area]]>3 Oct 2018<br/>Castle Street will be hosting some spooky Halloween fun later this month with an autumn and harvest-themed street party for all the family.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97196.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97196.aspx3 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast is best for events]]>2 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast wins double at industry awards in London.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97118.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97118.aspx2 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Investment is Child’s Play for Belfast City Council]]>1 Oct 2018<br/>Investing in the future is child’s play for Belfast City Council - it has spent £4.5 million on 49 playgrounds across the city.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97087.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97087.aspx1 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Region City Deal partners ramp up negotiations]]>1 Oct 2018<br/>Following months of intensive preparations, Belfast Region City Deal partners submitted their ambitious negotiating position to the NI Secretary of State and Westminster today, with the aim of securing £1bn of investment from a number of sources.http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97072.aspxhttp://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-97072.aspx1 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT