Ulster in Bloom Awards, Translink

Hard working volunteers, community gardeners and council staff from across Northern Ireland were recognised and celebrated for their hard work and dedication as the results were announced for the 2023 Translink Ulster in Bloom awards.

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Immediate action required to ensure the safety and well-being of elected representatives’ say local government representative bodies in united call

The local government representative bodies in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland - the Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA) and the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) - have called for immediate action to ensure the safety and well-being of elected representatives.

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Future of Urban Green Spaces

Local people from the voluntary, health, business and statutory sectors, universities, along with green space users have joined forces to create a plan with the vision of seeing urban green spaces as key community assets, and helping towns and cities adapt to climate change. The collaboration hopes to pave the way for urban green spaces to play a key role in addressing the health, nature and climate crises.

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Project Gigabit

The UK Government’s ambition is to deliver nationwide gigabit-capable broadband as soon as possible. The Department for the Economy (DfE) recognises that there is a need for Government intervention in the parts of Northern Ireland that are not commercially viable. The UK government has committed £5 billion for the hardest to reach parts of the country, ensuring that all areas of the UK can benefit.

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New NILGA President calls for commitment to financial sustainability for local councils

The new President of the Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA) has said that addressing current political uncertainty is crucial to putting local government on a more sustainable and secure financial footing.

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Villages, Towns and Cities sow the seeds for a blossoming summer as 2023 Translink Ulster in Bloom Competition is launched

Groups of volunteer community gardeners have been busy preparing for a season of blooming success in cities, towns and villages across Northern Ireland as the 2023 Translink Ulster in Bloom awards were launched this week at Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey.

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