Victoria Parkrun celebrates first birthday

Victoria Parkrun celebrated its first birthday on Saturday with party guests including Naomi Long MP, Sammy Douglas MLA, Chris Lyttle MLA and World Champion Boxer Wayne McCullough.

Belfast Victoria Parkrun is a weekly, timed 5km run and is part of the wider Parkrun network.  It is run entirely by volunteers and there is no charge to participants. It takes place every Saturday morning at 9 a.m with all ages and abilities welcome.

Contract Update

Belfast City Council has confirmed that the contract for the development of the Connswater Community Greenway has been terminated after a year-long dispute with contractors Connswater Joint Venture (CJV). Read BBC News story here

CCG Contract

Unfortunately we cannot comment further on the BBC news story which you may have seen yesterday.

Belfast City Council is still involved in a legal process with the contractor and is not in a position to comment in detail with regard to the outcome of the independent conciliation report. We and Belfast City Council hope that there will be a speedy conclusion to enable the CCG to be completed as soon as possible.

The Hollow Cleanup April 2012

Volunteers took to the Hollow to help paint the walls and backyard doors along Abetta Parade and to pick up rubbish from in and around the rivers.

Titanic Yardmen Cycle and Walk

Dressed as shipyard workers from the early 20th century, 1000 yardmen walkers and cyclists followed in the footsteps of the generations of Harland and Wolff yardmen who made their way to the shipyard through east Belfast, in aid of Bowel Cancer UK.

Titanic Yardmen Cycle and Walk