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City Centre Parade - Saturday 20th May 2017

Due to a large parade of up to 8000 participants taking place in Belfast on Saturday 20th May 2017, Police wish to advise those travelling into and around Belfast City Centre that they may experience some traffic disruption ...
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Belfast Streets Ahead - Phase 3

The north of Belfast city centre has a number of significant developments both planned and that have been delivered in recent years. The Belfast Streets Ahead phase 3 (BSA Phase 3) project aims to push the regeneration of th ...
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Abacus Beads, Castle Street - Revitalise case study

  Talented, craft and jewellery maker and owner of Abacus Beads, Kathleen McGovern, was a recent participant on the council’s Revitalise programme. Revitalise is a retail-based programme designed to help local sma ...
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Easter Opening Hours

City centre businesses will close on Easter Sunday, 16th April and reopen on Easter Monday, 17th April trading from 10 am - 5pm and will resume normal trading hours on Easter Tuesday 18th April (9am - 6pm).  For more de ...
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BID 2 Belfast Central Business District - Upcoming Stakeholder Workshops

Come along and learn more about the proposed second Business Improvement District for Belfast based in the CBD (Central Business District) area to the South of Belfast City Hall.  There are a number of workshops being h ...
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'Do it Digital' bus comes to Belfast City Hall !

Belfast City Council will be hosting the 'Do it Digital' bus at Belfast City Hall on Tuesday 21 March, from 12 noon to 1pm.  The sessions are free to attend for small businesses.  There will be two digital ...
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Sunday Opening Hours - BCC Consultation

Belfast City Council is looking for your views on whether or not large shops in Belfast may open for longer on Sundays in order to boost the city’s economy and tourism offering. If adopted, the proposals – which ...
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Belfast Rapid Transit, Citi Route - Public Consultation

A Public Information Event will take place in Belfast City Hall between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on Thursday 9 March 2017 and Friday 10 March 2017. This event will provide details of the Belfast Rapid Transit CITI route which wil ...
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Belfast City Council - Free workshops for small businesses

Revitalise: Helping you legally take your business online Date: 7 Mar 2017 Time: 7pm - 8pm Venue: Reception Hall, Belfast City Hall (Please use the courtyard entrance at Donegall Square South) • Would you like to find ...
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Know Your Rights! Disability and employment quick guide launched !

Disability Action’s Employment Advocacy Service has launched a new resource: ‘Getting into Work: Reasonable Adjustments & Positive Action’. The Quick Guide outlines disabled people’s rights when a ...
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Royal Exchange Plans and Public Consultation dates

The Royal Exchange Regeneration project plans to redevelop lands within Belfast City Centre bound by Royal Ave, Donegall St, North St, Garfield St & High St. The developers will be consulting with businesses, the communi ...
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Festive Window competition winners!

Congratulations to Boyle's Bakery on Castle Street winners of the Independent category of the Festive WIndow competition and also Marks and Spencer, Donegall Place, winners of the Multiple retailer category.  The br ...
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St George's Market needs your vote!

Help St George's Market to be crowned Britain's favourite market!!   Voting is now open for Britain’s favourite market, an award that’s organised and managed by the National Association of British M ...
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Belfast Christmas Campaign

Visit Belfast, together with partners, has launched its biggest marketing campaign this year, promoting the very best of Belfast this Christmas. 'Find Your Belfast this Christmas' is a multi-platform campaign, that ...
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Translink Christmas Offers

Translink have some great offers over the Christmas period for shoppers and visitors to make the most out of their trip to Belfast.    Translink’s #Smartmover Helpers o To help promote the Christmas offers, b ...
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City centre parade - Saturday 12th November (ABOD Belfast & District Amalgamated Committee)

There will be a ABOD Belfast & District Amalgamated Committee parade within the city centre on Saturday 12th November.  The parade will start at 10.20am and the route is; - Donegall Pass - Great Victoria Street - We ...
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Food waste legislation changes

Changes to food waste legislation The Northern Ireland Environment Agency have introduced new legislation which means all businesses that generate more than 50kg of food waste must have a separate food waste collection. This ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Week Events !

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is back. Running from Monday 14 – Sunday 20 November.  Belfast City Council have a series of events taking place across the city, designed to inspire both new and existing entrep ...
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New Chair for Belfast City Centre Management

LEADING ECONOMIST ANDREW WEBB ANNOUNCED AS NEW CHAIR OF BELFAST CITY CENTRE MANAGEMENT Leading independent economist Andrew Webb has been appointed as the new Chair of Belfast City Centre Management (BCCM). Andrew will repl ...
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Reporting sharps/needles in city centre

If you come across any sharps/needles in the city centre there is a mechanism in place to report these to Belfast City Council.  These will be removed and disposed of in a safe manner by their team.  The details fo ...
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