News archive January 2006Leg up for sport 31 January 2006
A new academy for sports stars of the future has been launched
City Hall`s Hidden Gems 30 January 2006
City Hall`s artwork is in the spotlight
Schools recycling challenge 27 January 2006
School children have been rewarded for their recycling efforts
Behind City Hall doors 24 January 2006
Visitors are being given a chance to visit the Lord Mayor`s private chambers
Council slams government blow to ratepayers 20 January 2006
Council slams government`s change in funding for waste management as unwanted blow to ratepayers.
Friendship Fever 19 January 2006
The Friendship Festival is in full swing across Belfast
New Sheriff sworn in 19 January 2006
The new High Sheriff of Belfast has been sworn in
IFA asked to defer stadium decision 19 January 2006
The Irish FA has been urged to think again about moving to the new national stadium.
Support for Special Olympics 19 January 2006
Sportsmen and women are rallying behind the 2006 Special Olympics Ireland Games.
Creative Showcase 19 January 2006
Brian Kennedy is to star at a showcase of Belfast`s creative talent
Last stop for business shop 19 January 2006
The Belfast First Stop Business Shop is due to close
Manufacturing initiative 19 January 2006
A new initiative to help small manufacturing companies has been launched
Winning Ways 17 January 2006
Women are being urged to consider working in non-traditional jobs
A sticky problem 16 January 2006
Chewing gum makers have been called on to help clean up city streets
New book tells of `When The Circus Came To Town` 16 January 2006
Publication of a new book celebrating 20 years of community circus in Northern Ireland.
Lord Mayor unveils plans for Best memorial 13 January 2006
The Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Wallace Browne today unveiled plans to progress discussions on the nature and location of a lasting memorial to George Best.
Recycling centres set standards for Europe 12 January 2006
Belfast`s recycling facilities have been hailed as being among the best in Europe.
Belfast celebrates city`s creativity 12 January 2006
Belfast`s creativity is to be celebrated in style next month.
`Invest For Growth` 11 January 2006
Small businesses are being given an opportunity to invest in their future growth.
Wardens initiative marks a new dawn for Holyland 10 January 2006
Initiative hoping to mark a new chapter in Holywood is unveiled
One mulched Christmas tree! 6 January 2006
The magnificent tree which stood at the front of City Hall is being turned into compost.
Appeal to dust off items for City Hall Centenary 6 January 2006
City Hall will celebrate its centenary on the 1st of August 2006.
A friendly start to 2006 5 January 2006