Féile must tackle problem with Wolfe Tones set list, says Nicholl

Alliance Councillor Kate Nicholl has again called on Féile to limit the Wolfe Tones set list, following yet more inappropriate chanting. Kate said: “Each year Féile continues to grow in strength, attracting high numbers of festival goers keen to enjoy to wealth of inclusive events on offer. “Yet every year the good work by the […]

Nicholl urges everyone to support Small Business Saturday

Councillor Kate Nicholl has urged shoppers across Northern Ireland to support local traders on Small Business Saturday today, December 1. The local Councillor – who has consistently worked to see Sunday trading advanced in the City Centre – said the performance of the small business sector is an integral part of the overall Northern Ireland […]

Nicholl welcomes Ulster rugby’s decision to work with Women’s Aid

Alliance South Belfast representatives have welcomed news revealed today that Ulster Rugby is to introduce behaviour classes for all its players. The move follows a well-publicised rape trial earlier this year involving two players. Councillor Kate Nicholl said: “I welcome Ulster Rugby’s decision to work with Women’s Aid to address the issue of sexual consent, […]

Nicholl to bring motion calling for council to play its part in tackling sexual harassment

Alliance Councillor Kate Nicholl is to bring a motion calling for Belfast City Council to play its part in tackling sexual harassment.Councillor Nicholl will bring the motion to tomorrow’s Council meeting in the wake of the PSNI’s No Grey Zone campaign, which is designed to educate people about sexual consent. “I have been vocal about […]

Nicholl congratulates Burns on literary prize

Alliance Councillor Kate Nicholl has congratulated Anna Burns on being named as this year’s recipient of the Man Booker Prize.The first author from Northern Ireland to receive the accolade, her novel Milkman is set in an unnamed city in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Kate said: “Northern Ireland has produced world-famous poets, playwrights and novelists, […]

Alliance secures People’s Vote support in two key Councils

The Alliance Party has given the growing momentum around a People’s Vote on the outcome of the current Brexit negotiations a voice in Northern Ireland, after successfully securing support for the idea across both Belfast and Newry, Mourne and Down Councils. An Alliance-led initiative in City Hall, Councillor Kate Nicholl said she was especially glad […]

Belfast Councillors to debate Alliance motion on People’s Vote

The Alliance Party will again take the idea for a People’s Vote on Brexit to Belfast City Council, as Kate Nicholl and Nuala McAllister are set to raise the issue via a motion at the latest meeting of the Brexit committee, scheduled to take place this Thursday. The second time the Councillors have attempted to […]