Belfast City Council News latest press releases from Belfast City CouncilCopyright (c) Belfast City Council. All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[Lord Mayor has a ‘Zooper’ day out]]>16 Jul 2020<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor Alderman Frank McCoubrey has paid a visit to Belfast Zoo to thank staff for their commitment and hard work during lockdown, and meet the zoo’s newest residents. Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Waterside development to boost city’s regeneration]]>6 Jul 2020<br/>Plans have been approved for the extensive Waterside development at the former Sirocco works site in Belfast, which could create over 8,000 jobs and provide homes for more than 1,500 people. Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Send us your snaps for ‘Rainbows for Hope’ virtual exhibition]]>3 Jul 2020<br/>Residents are being asked to send in their ‘snaps’ of their rainbows artwork for display in a virtual exhibition soon. Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast entrepreneurs urged to ‘Go For it’]]>3 Jul 2020<br/>Belfast City Council has joined forces with council areas across Northern Ireland to deliver virtual support through its wide network of enterprise agencies. Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Bikes get back into gear]]>2 Jul 2020<br/>Belfast Bikes are making a welcome return to the city as Belfast begins to emerge from lockdown and begin its recovery journey. Jul 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Zoo to reopen this weekend]]>30 Jun 2020<br/>Belfast Zoo will reopen to the public on Sunday 5 July. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor opens online book of condolence in memory of Noah Donohoe]]>29 Jun 2020<br/>The Lord Mayor of Belfast Alderman Frank McCoubrey has opened an online book of condolence in memory of Noah Donohoe. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Lord Mayor expresses deepest condolences to family of Noah Donohoe]]>27 Jun 2020<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor Alderman Frank McCoubrey has expressed his deepest condolences to the family of Noah Donohoe. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor shows support for independent retailers as city reopens]]>26 Jun 2020<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor Alderman Frank McCoubrey has been visiting retailers across the city this week as businesses begin to reopen to the public. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council progressing plans to shine a light on historic entries]]>25 Jun 2020<br/>Seven of Belfast’s historic entries are getting a makeover as part of Belfast City Council’s regeneration plans, with ambitions to upgrade more in the future. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council invites communities to join COVID-19 recovery webinar]]>23 Jun 2020<br/>A free online webinar focusing on community recovery from COVID-19 will take place on Tuesday 30 June at 4.30pm. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor thanks groups supporting most vulnerable in the city]]>19 Jun 2020<br/>Lord Mayor of Belfast Alderman Frank McCoubrey visited West Belfast Foodbank and Team Haven to find out about the work that both organisations do to support some of the most vulnerable people in Belfast. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[City’s historic markets set to reopen]]>19 Jun 2020<br/>Traders at Smithfield and St George’s Market are getting ready to welcome their customers back with Belfast City Council confirming dates for the reopening of the two popular city centre markets. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council to allow pavement cafes as city starts to reopen]]>18 Jun 2020<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor Alderman Frank McCoubrey has welcomed news that Belfast City Council is to begin processing applications for pavement café licences from Monday 22 June. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New ‘confidence mark’ for Belfast businesses]]>17 Jun 2020<br/>A new ‘confidence mark’ is being rolled out by Belfast City Council and its city partners as the city starts to reopen and begin its journey to recovery. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast based businesses invited to join online webinar on city’s economic recovery]]>16 Jun 2020<br/>Belfast based businesses are being offered the opportunity to discuss key issues on the city’s economic recovery in response to COVID-19. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast’s flourishing tech sector plays key role in city recovery]]>15 Jun 2020<br/>Belfast’s flourishing tech sector has been lauded as playing a key role as the city looks towards reopening and recovery from the current Covid19 pandemic. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council steps up efforts to become climate resilient]]>10 Jun 2020<br/>Belfast City Council has moved to the next stage of its climate plan, as it commences an 18-month programme of work which seeks to protect its assets from the effects of climate change. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor welcomes ‘pop-up’ cycle lanes for Belfast as Bike Week gets into gear]]>8 Jun 2020<br/>As Bike Week gets into gear, Belfast Lord Mayor Alderman Frank McCoubrey has welcomed the announcement of new ‘pop up’ cycle lanes for the city. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast and New York embark on economic recovery together]]>8 Jun 2020<br/>The New York - New Belfast Conference, a major transatlantic conference celebrating and forging links between Belfast and New York, will move online for the first time. Jun 2020 00:00:00 GMT