Long disappointed by erection of Sinn Féin banners at Council parks

Alliance Councillor Michael Long has said he is disappointed at the erection of party banners by Sinn Féin at several Belfast City Council parks across the city. Councillor Long, Alliance’s Group Leader in City Hall, said Council parks were not appropriate places for party political material to be displayed and called for them to be […]

School Uniform exchange offers practical support to families – McReynolds

Alliance Councillor and Deputy Lord Mayor, Peter Mc Reynolds has welcomed support for his motion calling for Belfast City Council to introduce, in liaison with community partners, a school uniform exchange scheme across Belfast. Councillor McReynolds said: “During my time serving the people as Councillor, but especially as Deputy Mayor, I have met with many […]

McAllister pleased after zoo amendment backed by majority of Councillors

Alliance North Belfast Councillor Nuala McAllister has said she is pleased after the majority of Councillors backed her amendment reaffirming support for Belfast Zoo and its long-term sustainability. Councillor McAllister was speaking after bringing the amendment to Belfast City Council’s Strategic Policy and Resources Committee. The amendment, backed by all parties except Sinn Féin, called […]

Ardoyne shooting totally unacceptable – McAllister

Alliance Councillor for North Belfast Nuala McAllister has said whoever shot a man in Ardoyne speaks for no one in the community. Councillor McAllister said: “This shooting is totally unacceptable. To carry out the attack in a house where a woman and four children lived is despicable and must be condemned in the strongest possible […]

Time to kickstart the new Belfast – McAllister

Alliance Councillor for North Belfast, Nuala McAllister has said that now is the time to kickstart the new Belfast that citizens deserve, after plans to revitalise Belfast City Centre took the next steps in City Growth and Regeneration Committee tonight. Councillor McAllister said: “Belfast city centre has the potential to be the heart of everything […]

PSNI must take action against threats and intimidation in Avoniel, says Alliance

The Alliance Party has backed Belfast City Council’s calls for the PSNI to take robust action against those who continue to be involved in aggravated trespass at the Avoniel Leisure Centre site, ensuring reports of intimidation and threats are properly investigated. The Party made the call as the Leisure Centre entered into another day of […]

McDonough-Brown successfully proposes consultation into flags on public property

Alliance Councillor Emmet McDonough-Brown has successfully proposed a public consultation into the removal of all flags on public property throughout the city. Botanic Councillor Mr McDonough-Brown was speaking after members of the Council’s Strategic Policy and Resources Committee backed the idea, agreeing to consult with members of the public on the issue. Further details of […]