Belfast City Council News latest press releases from Belfast City CouncilCopyright (c) Belfast City Council. All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[Good relations is everyone’s business]]>18 Jan 2019<br/>Members of the public are being asked to give their views on a new draft strategy promoting Good Relations. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Race is on for Belfast Sports Awards 2019 nominations]]>17 Jan 2019<br/>The race is on to get your nominations in for Belfast City Council’s Belfast Sports Awards 2019. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Alderman Tommy Sandford sworn in as Belfast’s New High Sheriff]]>17 Jan 2019<br/>East Belfast Councillor, Alderman Tommy Sandford has been sworn in as the New High Sheriff of Belfast. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[£400,000 redevelopment of Navarra Place playground in north Belfast gets green light - following Planning Committee approval]]>16 Jan 2019<br/>Work will begin next month on the £400,000 redevelopment of Navarra Place playground in north Belfast, following planning approval at Planning Committee last night. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Changing Places in City Hall]]>11 Jan 2019<br/>Finding Changing Places for people with profound and multiple physical and learning disabilities just got easier in Belfast city centre with a new facility opening in the City Hall. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[NI Science Festival launches out of this world programme for 2019]]>11 Jan 2019<br/>Acclaimed scientists Professor Brian Cox and Liz Bonnin, UV Yoga, and a crash course into the teenage psyche are some of the hot tickets at this year’s NI Science Festival as they announce their stratospheric programme. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Sport in the community tops conference agenda]]>10 Jan 2019<br/>Belfast sports clubs will be getting lessons from Germany when midfielder Michael Arends, from SV Werder Bremen gives the keynote speech at the ‘Sport in the Community’ Conference at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park on Wednesday, 30 January. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Children’s Festival turns 21!]]>10 Jan 2019<br/>A roller-skating soldier, a magic bear, and dancing aliens are a snapshot of some of the delights that will appear at this year’s 21st annual Belfast Children’s Festival, where the theme is ‘Our Place in the World’. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor welcomes NCAA women’s ice-hockey teams to Belfast - competing in first ‘Friendship Series’ games at SSE Arena this weekend]]>3 Jan 2019<br/>The Lord Mayor welcomed female athletes from two top US universities to Belfast today - in the city to compete in the first international NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) women’s ice-hockey games held at the SSE Arena this weekend. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Drop in for job opportunities and training]]>2 Jan 2019<br/>On the hunt for a job? Get some extra help by visiting one of four ‘drop in’ centres for information on the Belfast Employment Academies which offer training for specific industries and aim to help up to 200 people find employment that suits them. Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor's New Year message]]>28 Dec 2018<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, has praised the people of the city for their resilience and support as we move towards a new beginning in 2019. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Getting a taste for Just Eat Belfast Bikes]]>14 Dec 2018<br/>Just Eat Belfast Bikes are offering a tasty treat with a chance to win £250 of vouchers in a photo competition highlighting how the bikes are being used to get around the city during the festive season. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Christmas comes early to east Belfast - £5m National Lottery boost for historic baths]]>14 Dec 2018<br/>A huge £5m investment from the National Lottery is set to transform Templemore Baths in east Belfast into a modern leisure and fitness facility for the city. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Unveiling of ‘Art Unwrapped’ special exhibition as Christmas gift to the city of Belfast]]>13 Dec 2018<br/>Belfast City Council, Ulster University and National Museums NI have come together in a unique collaboration to showcase an artistic masterpiece as a Christmas gift to the city of Belfast. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast comes Alive with Christmas]]>13 Dec 2018<br/>Belfast is counting down to the festive season with a stocking full of seasonal offers and events for all the family to enjoy in the run-up to the holidays. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[NCAA Women's Hockey Is Coming To Belfast]]>12 Dec 2018<br/>Two top American universities will compete in the ‘Ulster University Friendship Series’ - the first international NCAA women’s hockey games which will be played in Belfast on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th January 2019. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New ‘Your Belfast Rewards’ app offers hundreds of prizes to shoppers in the city centre this Christmas]]>12 Dec 2018<br/>Shoppers in Belfast city centre are in with the chance to win big rewards by downloading the ‘Your Belfast Rewards’ app. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor outlines her vision of a ‘Belfast for All’ in people’s charter]]>10 Dec 2018<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor Deirdre Hargey launched her Charter for the Citizens of Belfast at City Hall today Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor says formal farewell to Chinese Consul General]]>10 Dec 2018<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, said the city was losing a valued friend as the outgoing Chinese Consul General, Madame Wang Shuying, attended a formal farewell event at Belfast City Hall. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[City unites to deliver Christmas marketing campaign]]>6 Dec 2018<br/>A new marketing campaign promoting Belfast this Christmas is underway. Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT