Armitage expresses shock after murder investigation opened

Alliance Councillor David Armitage has expressed his shock after police opened a murder investigation in East Belfast. Two men have been arrested following the death of a man in Kyle Street this morning. “My condolences are with the loved ones of the deceased at what must be an extremely sad time for them,” said Councillor […]

Armitage takes place in walk to remember the Srebrenica genocide

Alliance Councillor David Armitage took part in a walk aiming to raise awareness of the Srebrenica genocide this weekend. Starting at City Hall, the event saw those taking part make their way to St Anne’s Cathedral, before returning to City Hall to see out the route. Over the past number of months David has worked […]

Armitage calls for paramilitary banner to be taken down

Alliance Councillor David Armitage has called for a newly-erected paramilitary banner in East Belfast to be taken down. The UVF banner was displayed over My Lady’s Road. Councillor Armitage, who has reported it to police, said it should not have been put up in the first place. “This banner is nothing more than an act […]

Armitage calls on Council to recognise victims of Srebrenica massacre

Alliance Councillor David Armitage has called on Belfast City Council to recognise all the victims of the Srebrenica genocide, adding it gave the Council another opportunity to stand up against hate. The massacre in July 1995 saw more than 8,000 Muslim men killed and 20,000 Muslim women raped in the Bosnian town by the Serbian […]

Armitage condemns East Belfast nail bomb

Alliance Councillor David Armitage has condemned those behind a crude bomb packed with nails, which was used to target a home in East Belfast. The incident occurred in the Bloomfield Road area on Saturday morning, Councillor Armitage said: “This is an extremely worrying incident and I must condemn all those behind this callous attack. “Everyone […]

Armitage hits out at those behind racist graffiti

Alliance East Belfast Councillor David Armitage has hit out at those behind more racist graffiti in the area, saying it is time for it to stop. Councillor Armitage was speaking after the graffiti was daubed on new homes in a development on the Beersbridge Road, close to where previous racist and sectarian graffiti was sprayed. […]

Armitage supports launch of Three Faiths Forum

Alliance Councillor David Armitage has backed a new initiative set up in the face of a perceived increase in islamophobia and anti-Semitism. The Three Faiths Forum will launch today at City Hall, and will see Jews, Christians and Muslims join together to create a positive programme aimed at celebrating diversity. Hosting the event, Councillor Armitage […]