Belfast City Council News latest press releases from Belfast City CouncilCopyright (c) Belfast City Council. All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[Lord Mayor joins cast of 'Zoo' at premiere in Belfast]]>21 Jun 2018<br/>Lord Mayor Councillor Deirdre Hargey was joined by the cast of ‘Zoo’ at its gala premiere in Belfast this week. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Celebrating the completion of Olympia outdoor facilities]]>21 Jun 2018<br/>The transformation of Olympia Leisure Centre into a modern 21st century complex is now complete with the official opening of its new outdoor facilities including multi-use games area, play-park, artwork and a new tree lined boulevard. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Digital DNA 2018 draws global tech community to Belfast]]>19 Jun 2018<br/>Technology experts from across the world have gathered in Belfast to share knowledge and network at Digital DNA 2018. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Over 400 Belfast primary pupils view their digital art on the big screen]]>15 Jun 2018<br/>More than 400 young pupils from 10 primary schools in Belfast and Derry~Londonderry met at the Odyssey cinema today, Friday, 15 June to see their work showcased on the big screen as part of an urban digital skills programme. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Primary school athletics champions honoured]]>15 Jun 2018<br/>The winners of Belfast City Council’s 28th annual Primary School Athletics Competition have been rewarded. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Business boost for West Belfast]]>14 Jun 2018<br/>Businesses in West Belfast have come together for the launch of the WestSpend campaign supported by Belfast City Council. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor shows support for business sector at ‘Powered By Talent’ summit]]>11 Jun 2018<br/>The Lord Mayor will officially open the ‘Powered By Talent’ summit on 14 June. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Special Olympics athletes celebrated ahead of Dublin games]]>11 Jun 2018<br/>The newly-appointed Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, attended a special celebratory event as the final countdown to the Special Olympics Ireland Games in Dublin begins. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Consultation opens on Springfield Dam Park Masterplan]]>11 Jun 2018<br/>Belfast City Council has started a consultation exercise in relation to proposals to redevelop Springfield Dam and Park. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Teenage tech outreach programme launched]]>8 Jun 2018<br/>An innovative and ambitious programme for young people interested in technology and the digital world, has been launched with support from Belfast City Council. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[It’s child’s play for biggest ever Mela]]>7 Jun 2018<br/>Northern Ireland’s favourite family get together and largest celebration of cultural diversity, the Belfast Mela, returns to Botanic Gardens on Sunday 26 August for its biggest festival ever. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Stormont in tune for fourth UK Pipe Band Championships]]>5 Jun 2018<br/>Belfast is tuning up to host the UK Pipe Band Championships at Stormont Estate for the fourth and final year in a partnership contract with the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association on Saturday, 16 June. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Evocative ‘Shrouds Of The Somme’ exhibition coming to Belfast]]>5 Jun 2018<br/>An evocative exhibition, remembering the thousands of servicemen who died in the Battle of The Somme but who have no known graves, is to be held in Belfast at the end of the summer. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast elected at council AGM]]>4 Jun 2018<br/>Councillor Deirdre Hargey has tonight become Belfast’s First Citizen, taking over the chain from outgoing Lord Mayor Councillor Nuala McAllister. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Food Safety Week sees Council highlight work of staff in #ProtectingYourPlate]]>4 Jun 2018<br/>Belfast City Council this week is highlighting the invaluable work undertaken by its staff in order to ensure that the food we eat is fit and safe for consumption. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New film shows amount of wasted space on city roads]]>4 Jun 2018<br/>An exercise to demonstrate the amount of wasted space on our roads has taken place in Belfast city centre. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor congratulates Better Bursary winners]]>1 Jun 2018<br/>The Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Nuala McAllister, congratulated the winners of sporting bursaries, awarded by Social enterprise GLL to 116 gifted young athletes from Belfast during an awards ceremony in Belfast City Hall. Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Newly-restored Tropical Ravine named Project of the Year]]>25 May 2018<br/>A building project which has transformed the Tropical Ravine in Botanic Gardens into a new and exciting visitor attraction has been named Project of the Year at RICS Awards 2018, Northern Ireland. May 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Family fun set to wake Cave Hill’s sleeping giant]]>24 May 2018<br/>With sunshine forecast for the Bank Holiday weekend, there’s no better time to explore the beauty of the Cave Hill. May 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast City Blues Festival returns to celebrate tenth year]]>23 May 2018<br/>The Belfast City Blues Festival is back for its tenth anniversary year, with more than 60 gigs across 22 venues from 29 June to 2 July. May 2018 00:00:00 GMT