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All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[Cycling Freeway gears up for fourth year of fun]]>17 Aug 2018<br/>The worldwide phenomenon known as Ciclovia (Spanish for Cycle freeway) returns to the streets of Belfast for a 4th year on Sunday 7th October.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95552.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95552.aspx17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor helps launch 2018 Belfast International Arts Festival Programme]]>17 Aug 2018<br/>Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey helped launch the spectacular Belfast International Arts Festival programme 2018 at the city’s newest iconic hotel, the Grand Central.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95542.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95542.aspx17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Just Eat feeds Belfast Bikes success]]>17 Aug 2018<br/>Just Eat, a leading global marketplace for online food delivery, is the new sponsor for the Belfast Bikes public bike share scheme.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95537.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95537.aspx17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast’s red brick heritage celebrated in city as part of Open Heritage Belfast and EHOD weekend]]>17 Aug 2018<br/>Belfast City Council will join Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH) to celebrate the city’s red brick heritage on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September as part of Open Heritage Belfast and European Heritage Open Days (EHOD) weekend.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95522.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95522.aspx17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor sits in on lessons]]>16 Aug 2018<br/>Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, paid a visit to the West Belfast Partnership Board Transition School to meet children transferring to Post-primary education, and those who are helping them prepare for it.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95504.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95504.aspx16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[£70 million Grade A office developments receive green light from Planning Committee]]>14 Aug 2018<br/>Two major new Belfast office developments worth a combined £70 million received the green light from Belfast City Council’s Planning Committee this evening.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95443.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95443.aspx14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[No babysitter? ‘Gig-sitter’ has you covered!]]>14 Aug 2018<br/>Fancy heading out to hear some live music, but you haven’t got a babysitter? Well, thanks to the ‘Gig Sitter’ you can bring the kids and all of you can enjoy a great afternoon out together.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95404.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95404.aspx14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Linenopolis pops up in Belfast]]>10 Aug 2018<br/>‘Linenopolis’, a new “pop-up” visitor experience and store has opened in Bedford House, in the heart of Belfast’s historic Linen Quarter.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95394.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95394.aspx10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Balmoral Hotel Professional Master*Chef 2018 is no flash in the pan says First Citizen]]>10 Aug 2018<br/>Only those who’d proved they could take the heat made it through to the finale of this year’s Professional Master*Chef Competition in the Balmoral Hotel’s Grand Ballroom yesterday evening.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95367.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-95367.aspx10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[On your marks, set and ready to go - ‘The Sixth’ plans to deliver Belfast’s first rooftop running track]]>6 Aug 2018<br/>Plans have been submitted to create Belfast’s first ever rooftop running track at The Sixth, the former Belfast Telegraph building, as part of a £75m regeneration plan that places ‘user well-being’ at the centre of a pioneering office and creative workspace development.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94992.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94992.aspx6 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast at its best as magical Mela to host 12th festival in Botanic]]>2 Aug 2018<br/>Northern Ireland’s biggest celebration of cultural diversity, the Belfast Mela, was launched in Babel Belfast today by the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94965.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94965.aspx2 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor celebrates arts and access]]>1 Aug 2018<br/>Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey has prasied the high quality work of disabled and deaf artists and of arts venues working to improve disabled and deaf access at a ceremony in Belfasthttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94902.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94902.aspx1 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[‘Great Belfast Busk Off’ to celebrate emerging talent]]>31 Jul 2018<br/>Belfast’s First Citizen is calling on budding musicians of all ages to take part in a unique competition in the heart of the city centre this summer.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94866.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94866.aspx31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Residents asked for their views on future of city’s waste]]>30 Jul 2018<br/>Belfast City Council is seeking the views of residents on the future of waste and recycling.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94838.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94838.aspx30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Family favourites appreciated at Rose Week]]>27 Jul 2018<br/>Family is something to be appreciated – that is the message from visitors to Belfast City Council’s annual Rose Week as winners of the ‘someone to receive a rose’ competition met with the Lord Mayor at Belfast City Hall.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94713.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94713.aspx27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council celebrates Green Flag success at 19 Belfast parks]]>26 Jul 2018<br/>Belfast City Council is flying the flag for parks and green spaces in the city, having achieved Green Flag status for a record 19 parks.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94664.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94664.aspx26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Life’s a beach at St George’s Market]]>23 Jul 2018<br/>Life’s a beach and to help you enjoy it Belfast’s popular twilight market, back at St George’s Market at the end of this month, is taking Beach Party as its theme.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94628.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94628.aspx23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast to have its own soundtrack of the summer]]>20 Jul 2018<br/>Belfast is set to have its own summer soundtrack thanks to a new City Council initiative aimed at animating the city through music.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94617.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94617.aspx20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Charity shops offered advice on sale of second-hand goods]]>18 Jul 2018<br/>Belfast City Council has published a short guide for charity shops and auctioneers in the city, offering advice and guidance on the sale of second-hand goods.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94465.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94465.aspx18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Share the roses with someone special]]>11 Jul 2018<br/>Roses are fun for everyone is the message from Belfast City Council as the city’s annual Rose Week – one of the premier family friendly events gets underway next Monday, 16 July.http://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94289.aspxhttp://belfastcity.gov.uk/News/News-94289.aspx11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT