Belfast City Council News latest press releases from Belfast City CouncilCopyright (c) Belfast City Council. All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[Leading global music industry figures to speak at Ireland's largest music conference 'Output Belfast' in February 2020]]>5 Dec 2019<br/>Top names from the global music industry are lined up to speak at Ireland’s largest music conference, ‘Output Belfast’ on Thursday 13 February 2020. Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Report reveals significant investment and development in Belfast]]>4 Dec 2019<br/>Significant progress on long term ambitions for Belfast including job creation, inward investment, and investment in neighbourhoods and skills has been revealed in a new report. Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast PCSP hosts annual Christmas Crime Prevention event in City Hall]]>3 Dec 2019<br/>Belfast PCSP today hosted their annual Christmas Crime Prevention Event in City Hall today which was open to members of the public, providing free practical advice, information and support on crime prevention and safety issues for the festive season from a range of statutory, community and voluntary organisations. Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council sets actions around disability]]>3 Dec 2019<br/>Belfast City Council has underlined its commitment to creating a more accessible, inclusive city, and encouraging disabled people to participate in civic life. Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast wins big at Pride of Place community awards]]>3 Dec 2019<br/>Three Belfast community projects have been honoured at the all-Ireland Pride of Place community awards. Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Brook and Lisnasharragh leisure centres to make a splash]]>28 Nov 2019<br/>Two new leisure centres will open to the public next week as part of Belfast City Council’s £105 million investment in its leisure facilities. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council seeks views on attracting more people into city centre on Sundays]]>26 Nov 2019<br/>Belfast City Council is asking members of the public for their views on how to attract new visitors to the city centre on Sundays - particularly during the spring and summer. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New film shines a spotlight on Belfast’s linguistic diversity]]>25 Nov 2019<br/>A film showcasing Belfast’s linguistic diversity had its first screening at Crumlin Road Gaol today (Monday). Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast takes part in World Health Organization (WHO) European Healthy Cities Network]]>22 Nov 2019<br/>Belfast’s application to be a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) European Healthy Cities Network Phase 7 project was signed off today by Lord Mayor Cllr John Finucane, at a workshop involving key players in the health sector from across the city and Northern Ireland. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council starts work to address climate crisis]]>22 Nov 2019<br/>Belfast City Council has agreed to develop a climate plan for the organisation including a future date for decarbonisation. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Youth Forum say Relationship and Sexuality Education needs more of a focus]]>22 Nov 2019<br/>Greater emphasis needs to be placed on Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) for young people, according to the latest report lead by Belfast City Council’s Youth Forum. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Families Bereaved Through Car Crime film launched by Lord Mayor]]>20 Nov 2019<br/>The Lord Mayor, Councillor John Finucane, today launched The Ripple Effect, a new film from Families Bereaved Through Car Crime (FBTCC) in West Belfast. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Delegation tells London investors of burgeoning opportunities in Belfast]]>20 Nov 2019<br/>Belfast is the only choice for commercial property investment of any region in the UK or Ireland, a delegation of senior Northern Ireland business representatives has told some of City of London’s biggest investors. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Blooming success for residents, community groups and schools at this year’s Belfast in Bloom Awards]]>20 Nov 2019<br/>Local residents, community groups, schools and commercial premises are enjoying the sweet smell of success, after being announced winners of this year’s ‘Belfast in Bloom’ Awards. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Shoppers spot Belfast Giants having a mannequin moment ahead of Friendship Four tournament]]>19 Nov 2019<br/>Stena Line Belfast Giants Forward Liam Morgan and Defenceman Ryan Lowney had a mannequin moment as they launched the Friendship Four 2019 Visit Belfast Welcome Centre window display. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council supports young people to get on the career path]]>18 Nov 2019<br/>Help is now at hand for 14-24 year olds living in Belfast to get into training and employment. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Winners of Belfast Parks Photographic Competition announced today]]>15 Nov 2019<br/>The winners of Belfast City Council’s annual Parks Photographic Competition were announced today at a special awards ceremony at Malone House. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Business Start-Up Show to take place in Belfast]]>13 Nov 2019<br/>Entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs are being encouraged to make the most of the Belfast Start-Up Show at the Clayton Hotel on Wednesday 20 November from 2.30pm-6.30pm, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast named fourth largest improved UK city]]>12 Nov 2019<br/>Belfast has been named the fourth largest improved UK city since the financial downturn in PwC's Good Growth for Cities 2019 index. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast City Council to host Open Evening for new business start-ups]]>11 Nov 2019<br/>Belfast City Council in partnership with North City Business Centre Ltd, Ormeau Business Park and The Ortus Group will host a ‘Start a Business Information Evening’ on Thursday 21 November (5.30pm – 7pm) as part of a NI council wide initiative for anyone thinking about starting their own business. Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT