Belfast City Council News latest press releases from Belfast City CouncilCopyright (c) Belfast City Council. All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[TV star surprises pupils at ParkLife event]]>24 Nov 2017<br/>Pupils from Scoil an Droichid got a surprise when they took part in the latest of Belfast City Council's ParkLife events. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor gives civic welcome to Boston Friendship Four teams]]>23 Nov 2017<br/>Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Nuala McAllister welcomed guests from the competing colleges of this year’s NI Connections Friendship Four Ice Hockey tournament to a civic dinner in City Hall yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 22 November). Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor leads business mission to showcase Belfast in London]]>23 Nov 2017<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor Councillor Nuala McAllister will lead a business mission to London today along with eight Belfast companies. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast sets out stall for MIPIM 2018]]>22 Nov 2017<br/>Plans for a delegation of local business leaders to market Belfast at an international property investment event in March 2018 have been unveiled. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor gets her skates on as Friendship Four fever takes over city]]>22 Nov 2017<br/>A special group of young people from Boston were given anything but a frosty welcome to Belfast today (Wednesday 22 November) when they took to the ice at the SSE Arena on the eve of the third annual NI Connections Friendship Four Ice Hockey tournament. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Galway fiddle maestro Frankie Gavin heads Gradam Ceoil roll of honour]]>21 Nov 2017<br/>The multi-talented fiddle-player and flute player Frankie Gavin heads the list of recipients of the latest Gradam Ceoil TG4 2018 (Traditional Music Awards) announced at a reception in the august surroundings of Belfast City Hall. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast City Council marks International Transgender Day of Remembrance]]>21 Nov 2017<br/>Those who have lost their lives to transphobic injustice and violence have been remembered at a special event in City Hall. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Frozen Pipes can Flood Homes this Winter, so wrap up warm!]]>21 Nov 2017<br/>This was the message at the launch of NI Water’s winter campaign, which also introduced NI Water’s new ‘water drop’ character, Flo. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New community building for a new era at Annadale]]>20 Nov 2017<br/>A new community centre has opened just off the Ormeau Road, as the Annadale and Haywood Residents Association achieves a long held dream of a new facility located at Annadale Flats. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Success blossoms in Belfast]]>17 Nov 2017<br/>Success was a riot of colour for winners in the annual Belfast in Bloom competition who received their awards at a ceremony in Malone House. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast creative given opportunity of a lifetime]]>17 Nov 2017<br/>One lucky creative entrepreneur, Charlene Hegarty of Zero Myth, Belfast, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New community facility opens in Lagmore]]>16 Nov 2017<br/>A new, purpose-built community facility has been officially opened in the Lagmore area of west Belfast. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Christmas Lights Switch On – Traffic Advice]]>15 Nov 2017<br/>Motorists are being advised to expect disruption, including parking restrictions, in the city centre in the build up to, and during, the annual Christmas Lights Switch On ceremony at the City Hall on Saturday evening. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor joins TinyLife celebration]]>15 Nov 2017<br/>Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Nuala McAllister, has opened the new TinyLife headquarters in east Belfast saying the organisation does ‘amazing work’ in supporting parents and families of premature and sick babies. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Drop-in sessions to highlight hundreds of job opportunities in new hotels]]>15 Nov 2017<br/>Unemployed people across Belfast are being invited to find out how they can avail of a new scheme which is offering up hundreds of jobs in two of the city’s newest hotels. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council supports JAM initiative to remove communication barriers]]>14 Nov 2017<br/>Belfast City Council is supporting a NOW Group initiative to allow people with learning difficulties and communication barriers to ask for an extra minute of patience when in customer service situations. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Urban Digital Futures project prepares young people for a career in digital technology]]>14 Nov 2017<br/>The ‘Urban Digital Futures’ project was launched today at Belfast City Hall. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Lord Mayor has mannequin moment ahead of Friendship Four tournament]]>13 Nov 2017<br/>Eagle eyed shoppers in Belfast this afternoon may have spotted a real life mannequin in the window of Visit Belfast’s Welcome Centre - in the form of Belfast’s Lord Mayor. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[From entrepreneur to millionaire]]>8 Nov 2017<br/>Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is getting underway in Belfast next Monday (13 November) and Belfast City Council wants to help people to ‘make a million’. Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lagan Gateway work gets underway]]>8 Nov 2017<br/>Work to revitalise a 19th century waterway creating a new Lagan Gateway boosting tourism, jobs and business opportunities is getting underway at Stranmillis. 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