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2017 LOCAL GOVERNMENT AWARDS: NI’S “BEST IN CLASS” COUNCILS SHARE SUCCESS

13 October 2017

Councils throughout Northern Ireland celebrated yesterday evening as the eight award category winners of the 2017 Local Government Awards were announced. The event was hosted by television presenter Sarah Travers at the La Mon Hotel, Castlereagh.

NILGA FLAGSHIP EVENT - JUST TWO WEEKS TO GO “DON’T MISS OUT”

28 September 2017

“Local Enterprise, Global Reach” Sustaining Communities & Strengthening Democracy through Councils Thursday 12th October 2017, La Mon Hotel, Castlereagh.

RESULTS OF THE 2017 TRANSLINK ULSTER IN BLOOM COMPETITION

22 September 2017

The results of the 2017 Translink Ulster in Bloom Competition were announced today (September 21) officially recognising Northern Ireland’s top gardening talent.

NILGA leadership engage directly with Brexit Ministers in London

14 September 2017

The leadership of the Northern Ireland Local Government Association - the body which represents councils here - will press the case for the prioritisation of local communities & councils in Northern Ireland in the Brexit process, after securing a series of key meetings in London.

NI COUNCILS BEST IN CLASS! AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

06 September 2017

The first Local Government Awards initiative since the reform of local government in Northern Ireland way back in 2015 has now reached finalists stage.

ASSEMBLY OR NOT – COUNCILS DETERMINED TO MAKE PROGRESS

17 August 2017

NILGA President, Alderman Arnold Hatch, speaking after yesterday’s All Council Meeting on the Economy, has highlighted the drive witnessed across the 11 councils to make Northern Ireland work for residents, visitors and investors.

NILGA’S REACTION TO THE ‘POSITION PAPER’ ON BREXIT

17 August 2017

Derek McCallan, Chief Executive of NILGA (Northern Ireland Local Government Association) stated:

DEVOLUTION MUST NOT STOP AT STORMONT COUNCILS SUSTAIN COMMUNITIES & STRENGTHEN DEMOCRACY

23 June 2017

NILGA ALL COUNCIL AGM INSTALS NEW PRESIDENT The Ulster Unionist Party’s (UUP) Alderman Arnold Hatch was today (Friday 23rd June 2017) appointed President of the Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA), at the Association’s AGM in the Seamus Heaney HomePlace Visitor Centre, Bellaghy.

Launch of 2017 Translink Ulster in Bloom Competition

07 June 2017

All NI Councils ‘get on board’ annual gardening extravaganza during Bus + Train Week 2017