Belfast City Council News latest press releases from Belfast City CouncilCopyright (c) Belfast City Council. All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[Step through the wardrobe and into the magical world of the C.S. Lewis festival]]>16 Oct 2019<br/>Get ready to step through the wardrobe into the magical world of the seventh annual C.S. Lewis Festival from 22nd - 26th November. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[St George’s Market to Showcase the Best of Taste the Island NI Food and Drink]]>16 Oct 2019<br/>Belfast City Council is partnering with Tourism NI this autumn to offer an allocated stall to local food and drink producers to showcase their produce at St George’s Market Belfast, in support of the Taste the Island initiative. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council welcomes plan to build on success of Connswater Community Greenway]]>14 Oct 2019<br/>A plan exploring the potential for a wider network of greenways across east Belfast has been welcomed by the Lord Mayor Councillor John Finucane. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Search is on for Belfast’s Best Business Idea]]>11 Oct 2019<br/>Belfast City Council has launched a competition designed to unearth, recognise and help to fast track the best business ideas in Belfast. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Friendship Four hockey tournament returns to Belfast's SSE Arena]]>10 Oct 2019<br/>The Friendship Four 2019 hockey tournament is back as the thrill and excitement of American college hockey returns to The SSE Arena, Belfast on November 29 and 30 for the fifth consecutive year. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Popular MARATHON SUNDAY set to return in 2020!]]>9 Oct 2019<br/>Entries are officially open for the 2020 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council offers businesses free support to win tenders]]>9 Oct 2019<br/>Belfast City Council is to hold a free one day Introduction to Tendering Workshop to help small Belfast based businesses and social enterprises learn how to win contracts on Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at the Park Avenue Hotel, 9am to 3pm. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Spooktacular family fun set for Belfast Monster Mash]]>9 Oct 2019<br/>Belfast’s spooktacular Monster Mash returns to the Titanic Slipways on Sunday 27 October, offering frighteningly good fun for all the family to enjoy. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor welcomes global tech leader to Belfast]]>8 Oct 2019<br/>Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor John Finucane has welcomed global thought leader and serial entrepreneur, Bill Aulet to Belfast. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Age-friendly Convention kick-starts Positive Ageing Month]]>1 Oct 2019<br/>Belfast City Hall opened its doors to hundreds of senior citizens’ today (Tuesday 1 October) for the 2019 Age-friendly Belfast Convention, which kick-starts a month long programme of events as part of Positive Ageing Month. Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Lord Mayor welcomes 120 jobs being created by Californian company Contrast Security]]>24 Sep 2019<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor Councillor John Finucane has welcomed news that California based cyber security company Contrast Security will be creating up to 120 jobs at its new development and delivery centre in Belfast. Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast welcomes New York delegation]]>24 Sep 2019<br/>Belfast City Council has welcomed The American-Irish Legislators Society to the city. Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Good relations is everyone’s business]]>20 Sep 2019<br/>Belfast City Council launched its new Good Relations Strategy and PEACE IV Culture Café Events programme today, Friday 20 September at Crumlin Road Gaol Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast’s connectivity boosted as Council secures its digital future]]>20 Sep 2019<br/>Belfast City Council has appointed Virgin Media Business to deliver a full fibre network to connect 200 Council sites across Belfast, guaranteeing Council’s digital business requirements for the long-term. Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Young people praised for ‘strong civic leadership’ on climate issues]]>20 Sep 2019<br/>Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor John Finucane has praised young people involved in today’s climate demonstrations for their “strong civic leadership.” Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Children unveil environmental artwork at City Hall]]>18 Sep 2019<br/>A group of children from across Belfast were invited to City Hall today to see their artwork go on display in the Lord Mayor’s Parlour. Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Sports clubs hit the mark with Belfast City Council]]>17 Sep 2019<br/>Sports clubs from across Belfast received the mark of approval from Belfast City Council, as Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor John Finucane, awarded them their Clubmark status. Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[International symbol of peace unveiled at Belfast community hub]]>16 Sep 2019<br/>Belfast has joined a number of international cities including New York, Tokyo and Berlin to host a permanent sculpture of The Knotted Gun – an international symbol of peace. Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast City Council offers help to those most in need of employment]]>16 Sep 2019<br/>Jobseekers across Belfast are being offered a new range of support options, thanks to Belfast City Council, the Urban Villages Initiative and the European Social Fund. Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[BBC Proms In The Park to light up the Titanic Slipways in Belfast]]>13 Sep 2019<br/>Thousands of people are expected to enjoy a magical evening of music at the Titanic Slipways in Belfast, tomorrow night (Saturday 14 September) at this year’s BBC Proms in the Park in Northern Ireland. Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT