News archive December 2006New Year`s Eve show cancelled 31 December 2006
Due to the adverse weather conditions currently being experienced in Belfast city centre, this evening`s `Rock The Hall` outdoor concert has been cancelled.
Rory Gallagher tribute 30 December 2006
Belfast City Council has held a special tribute to the late Rory Gallagher.
Aladdin is `Top of the Pops` 29 December 2006
This year`s pantomime at Belfast Waterfront Hall has been named the Number One theatre production in the UK.
Reminder of change to bin collections 28 December 2006
Householders are reminded to leave their bins out early this weekend.
New Year`s Eve concert 27 December 2006
Beverly Knight and Tony Christie are to appear at Belfast`s `Rock The Hall` concert on New Year`s Eve.
Lord Mayor`s New Year Message 27 December 2006
The passing of one year into another is both a time for reflection and a time for looking forward.
Belfast facing a `lean` New Year 27 December 2006
Belfast is about to lose pounds in the New Year as it participates in a UK-wide `Move It to Lose It` campaign
Rugby Under 19 World Championship 21 December 2006
The pools, seedings and schedule for the IRB Under 19 World Championship 2007 have been announced.
Window displays brighten city centre 20 December 2006
Retailers who have been brightening up Belfast city centre over the festive period have been rewarded for their efforts.
Belfast Arts Guide 20 December 2006
Guide unlocks the secrets of Belfast`s thriving arts scene
Double celebrations for Zoo 20 December 2006
Belfast Zoo has celebrated both a record year and a record Christmas.
`Young Christmas Chef of the Year` 19 December 2006
The winner of the `Young Christmas Chef of the Year` has been announced.
Recycling champions urged to keep up the good work 19 December 2006
Recycling rates in Belfast have topped the 20 per cent mark for the first time.
New hoops in West Belfast 18 December 2006
Children in West Belfast have been given new hoops after Belfast City Council backed a basketball club for the area
This was your life at Belfast City Hall 14 December 2006
A play highlighting the effect of suicide on others is taking place at Belfast City Hall on Monday night
New Year`s Eve at City Hall 14 December 2006
Belfast City Hall will be the venue for a New Year`s Eve concert.
Market proves a top shopping destination 14 December 2006
St George`s City Food and Garden Market is proving to be one of Northern Ireland`s top shopping destinations.
Belfast: `No Mean City` 13 December 2006
A new photographic exhibition is featuring more than 50 of Belfast`s most celebrated citizens from the last century.
Artists invited to celebrate city’s dock workers 13 December 2006
Belfast City Council is offering a £12,000 artistic commission to commemorate the centenary of the 1907 Belfast Dockers’ strike.
Kicking racism out of football 13 December 2006
Children from Belfast primary schools put the boot into racism today after participating in a multi cultural football festival.
Irish Indoor Athletics Championship 13 December 2006
Some of Ireland`s top athletes will be at the Odyssey Arena next February.
A window on 100 years unveiled 12 December 2006
A special window is celebrating the centenary of Belfast`s City Hall..
Council recognises PSNI`s contribution to community safety 12 December 2006
Two of the PSNI`s Belfast control rooms have received national awards
Plans for George Best statue unveiled 11 December 2006
Details have been announced of plans for a statue in Belfast city centre in memory of George Best.
Independent retailers in the spotlight 11 December 2006
An open evening is highlighting the role of independent traders in the Castle Street area.
Business boost for Belfast companies 11 December 2006
Business is booming for 20 Belfast companies who have just completed a development programme.
Stepping Stone 11 December 2006
Stepping Stone project helps unemployed climb ladder to success.
Young poets celebrate their city 11 December 2006
An anthology of poetry by Belfast school children has been published.
`Out To Lunch` festival 8 December 2006
`Out to Lunch`, the mini-festival organised by the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, is to return from January 5 through 28.
Belfast pays tribute to Rory Gallagher 8 December 2006
Belfast City Council is to hold a special tribute to the late Rory Gallagher at the Ulster Hall on Friday December 29.
Butt it`s not litter is it? 7 December 2006
More than 50,000 butts a week are being collected off Belfast streets.
City Hall renovations 7 December 2006
Belfast City Hall will re-open to the public as soon as possible after its forthcoming renovation programme.
City Hall renovations 6 December 2006
Belfast City Hall is to close next summer, for a major programme of renovation and refurbishment.
`Behind The Wardrobe` at C S Lewis festival 6 December 2006
Children are preparing to explore the world of Narnia at the annual C S Lewis Festival.
Belfast World Trade Centre a Step Closer 5 December 2006
Belfast City Council hosts conference on World Trade Centre plans
`Get Home Safe` this Christmas 5 December 2006
Festive party-goers are being urged to make sure they `Get Home Safe` this Christmas.
Lord Mayor supports Christmas Family Appeal 5 December 2006
Belfast Lord Mayor Pat McCarthy has thrown his weight behind the 2006 Christmas Family Appeal.
Creative Arts Funding available 4 December 2006
Belfast City Council is investing £150,000 to encourage community cultural activity.
Right ingredients at successful Centenary Exhibition 4 December 2006
Centenary exhibition wins plaudits for involving and informing public.
Community sculpture initiative 1 December 2006
Residents of North Belfast are being invited to put forward ideas for a landmark sculpture at the Carlisle Circus roundabout.
A Georgian Christmas in May Street 1 December 2006
May Street is to step back in time for a special themed Christmas celebration.