Belfast City Council News latest press releases from Belfast City CouncilCopyright (c) Belfast City Council. All rights reserved.en1440<![CDATA[Belfast entrepreneur walks away with £5000 investment]]>15 Nov 2018<br/>A Belfast start-up business has walked away with a valuable cash injection, thanks to the backing of a panel of investors. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Blanchflower kicks off £2.3 million development]]>15 Nov 2018<br/>Councillor Jim Rodgers, Chair of Belfast City Council’s Strategic Policy and Resources Committee and Mr John Davidson, H&W Welders FC Treasurer, kick off the first phase of a £2.3 million development at the Blanchflower Playing Fields. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Need to match students to skills highlighted]]>14 Nov 2018<br/>The importance of matching young people with the skills they need to play their part in the future development of Belfast’s economy has been highlighted at a special event. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Translink unwraps biggest festive travel package to support Belfast recovery]]>14 Nov 2018<br/>Translink has announced an extensive range of discount travel tickets and special services to support #YourBelfast this festive season. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Friendship Four takes over Visit Belfast]]>13 Nov 2018<br/>Excitement is building ahead of the fourth annual Friendship Four Ice Hockey tournament, returning to the SSE Arena on 23 and 24 November. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor supports Small Business Saturday across city on 1 December]]>7 Nov 2018<br/>The Lord Mayor welcomed the Small Business Saturday campaign bus to Belfast on Friday in the run up to Small Business Saturday on 1 December. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Council and Colin Glen hit a birdie]]>5 Nov 2018<br/>Belfast City Council and Colin Glen Trust (CGT) are looking forward to revolutionising golf tourism thanks to almost £402,000 funding for a high tech interactive golf driving range from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[NI Music Prize to take centre stage at Ulster Hall]]>5 Nov 2018<br/>One of Belfast’s biggest and most prestigious music events will take centre stage at the historic Ulster Hall on Thursday 15 November. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[New arts resilience programme launched]]>2 Nov 2018<br/>Fourteen arts organisation have been selected to take part in an 18-month development programme aimed at helping them adapt and change as the city grows. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor welcomes Cathoirleach of the Irish Seanad to City Hall]]>1 Nov 2018<br/>Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Deirdre Hargey and Belfast City Council Chief Executive, Suzanne Wylie, welcome the Cathoirleach of the Irish Seanad, Senator Denis O' Donovan to City Hall. Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Family fun a plenty at Christmas Lights Switch-On]]>1 Nov 2018<br/>Tickets for this year’s Christmas Lights Switch-On, which takes place on Saturday 17 November, will be released this coming Monday (5 November). Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Lord Mayor attends AccessAble website and app launch providing access information to venues across city]]>31 Oct 2018<br/>The Lord Mayor attended the launch of the new AccessAble website and App in City Hall this week, which provides access information to venues across the city. Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Thrill of Formula One returns to Belfast]]>31 Oct 2018<br/>The thrill of Formula One is returning to Belfast city centre this weekend. Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Friendship Four Hockey Tournament Returns to SSE Arena, Belfast]]>30 Oct 2018<br/>The Friendship Four Hockey Tournament is set to return to the SSE Arena, Belfast this November (23rd and 24th) for its 4th consecutive year. Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Belfast Regional partners welcome City Deal budget announcement]]>29 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast Region City Deal partners have welcomed news of £350 million investment from Treasury announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in this afternoon’s Autumn Budget. Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Traffic information for Halloween Monster Mash]]>29 Oct 2018<br/>Halloween Monster Mash returns to Titanic Slipways on Halloween Night (Wednesday, 31 October). Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Changing the city in big and small ways with LIF]]>29 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast City Council says that thanks to its Local Investment Programme (LIF) more than £14 million has been leveraged in capital investment in local areas, and over £2 million in tourism and £3.5 million investment in accessibility has been generated. Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Girdwood Hub host Club Games to combat loneliness]]>26 Oct 2018<br/>Girdwood Community Hub today hosted the third annual Club Games event, as part of Belfast Positive Ageing Month. Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Councillors approve Primark listing building consent application]]>26 Oct 2018<br/>Belfast City Council’s Planning Committee has this morning approved Primark’s listed building consent application for Bank Buildings. Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT<![CDATA[Photo competition winners in the spotlight]]>25 Oct 2018<br/>The winners in Belfast City Council’s annual Parks Photographic Competition have been announced. 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