CCG Stakeholder Forum June 2012

The latest stakeholder forum took place today (Friday, 29th June) and was kindly hosted by Shorts at Aircraft Park.

The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor Alderman Gavin Robinson was in attendance along with other local elected representatives. Guest speakers included Brian Mcintosh who spoke about the history of Shorts, Aircraft Park and future plans of engagement with the local community.

CCG Team help raise £21K for Bowel Cancer UK

A titanic total of £21,324.41 was raised for Bowel Cancer UK following the recent Titanic Yardmen Cycle and Walk. Over 1000 people got their flat caps on, walked and cycled all in aid of raising money for and awareness of bowel cancer.

Olympic Torch comes to East Belfast


The Olympic Torch Relay passes through Inner East Belfast TWICE. The two key dates are Sunday 3rd of June and Wednesday 6th of June.

Here are some key times;

Sun 3rd

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