Kelly: New funding aiming to upgrade local alleyways

Belfast City Council is to assess how it can provide a new funding stream aimed at helping local communities hoping to transform their alleyways, thanks to Alliance Councillor Michelle Kelly. The move follows the previous success of projects including the Wildflower Alley, with Council now set to liaise with the Department for Communities, Infrastructure and […]

Kelly says suicide awareness training must be available to all

Alliance Councillor Michelle Kelly has said suicide awareness training must be an available resource for citizens, staff and elected representatives alike, as she called on Belfast City Council to be a civic leader in the area. The East Belfast Councillor will bring a motion to this Wednesday’s Council meeting aiming at putting the relevant training […]

Menopause awareness makes for better workplaces – Kelly

Alliance Councillor Michelle Kelly has highlighted how raising awareness about the impacts of menopause on women can make for a better workplace. Councillor Kelly was speaking after Belfast City Council supported her motion to work with organisations, such as trade unions, to ensure that Belfast City Council and its staff are menopause aware. Councillor Kelly […]

Alliance holds meeting with PSNI over bonfires and flags

The Alliance Party met with senior PSNI officers at Police Headquarters on Friday morning, outlining a range of concerns about the recent issues around bonfires and flags. The delegation included Councillor Michael Long, Councillor Michelle Kelly and Councillor Eric Hanvey as well as Deputy Leader Stephen Farry MLA and Policing Board member John Blair MLA. […]

Kelly says forced closure of leisure centre totally unacceptable

Alliance Titanic Councillor Michelle Kelly has said it is totally unacceptable Avoniel Leisure Centre has been forced to close temporarily after debris was used to block the entrance. The rubbish was placed across the entrance to the centre, forcing its closure today (Sunday). It is believed to be in relation to the bonfire on the […]

Kelly hopeful abortion imagery will be removed from city centre

Alliance Councillor Michelle Kelly has said she is pleased after the Belfast City Council town solicitor confirmed he is looking into the issue of abortion imagery on stalls in the city centre. Councillor Kelly, along with several party colleagues and members of other parties, brought the matter to the attention of the Council last month, […]