A LEADING sexual health campaigner has condemned the lack of sexual health services in North Belfast. Mary Crawford, director of Brook Northern Ireland, a sexual health advice service for young people under 25, has condemned the lack of service provisions in one of Northern Ireland’s most deprived areas. Continue reading
2,000 calls made to the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service were not responded to on time, latest figures show. Statistics released under the Freedom of Information Act show that 1,194 emergency calls were not responded to within the eight minute target set by the Northern Ireland Ambulance Trust.
BELFAST Lord Mayor, Councillor Tom Hartley, has congratulated members of the Belfast City Council Youth Forum after winning national recognition for their work highlighting the issues facing young people.
THE average UK family is only £7 a week worse off compared to November last year, an improvement of £4 from its lowest point in September, according to Asda’s monthly tracker.
Sainsbury’s celebrated the launch of their new wine coding system today with a special tasting event in the city centre. Continue reading
LITTLE did British film director Bill Clark know that when his wife encouraged him to read a children’s book it would become a project that would take over his life for more than a decade. Continue reading
BELFAST Zoo has enlisted the help of eight Northern Ireland celebrities including Zoe Salmon, Colin Murray and Gerry Anderson to promote their new website by impersonating the animals. Continue reading
A NEW global marketing survey has predicted a struggling and challenging year for the industry in 2009. Continue reading
PLANS have been unveiled to celebrate Chinese New Year 2009 in Belfast.
FOLLOWING the announcement from the Department of Health on new tobacco control measures in England and Wales, the Ulster Cancer Foundation has called on Health Minister Michael McGimpsey to restrict the availability of tobacco to young people in Northern Ireland. Continue reading
BELFAST City Council is set to ratify its £10m contribution to the Titanic Signature Project at a special council meeting on December 16. Diane Dodds, Chairperson of the Strategic Policy and Resources Committee, welcomed the announcement that the Northern Ireland Executive is to offer £43.5m towards the £97m Titanic Quarter proposal.
AS families across Northern Ireland face economic doom and gloom in the lead up to Christmas, Lidl has launched their amazing Luxury for All food and wine range that won’t break the bank. Packed with sumptuous produce like lobster, wild pheasant, goose and horseshoe gammon, Lidl’s Luxury for All Christmas range offers great quality products without the hefty price tag.
COORS Light celebrated the launch of their new cold activated bottle with a special night of beer and prizes at Sally’s of Omagh. Introducing the new bottle that tells drinkers when their beer is perfectly chilled, Sally’s customers were give the chance to sample the ice cold beer and take part in the Coors Light Blue Peaks Challenge to win some great prizes. Emma Deazley and Paula McAteer pictured with the Coors Light Ice Queens at the Coors Light Blue Peaks Challenge in Sally’s of Omagh.
AS the Christmas countdown begins and the festive party season gets underway, Stella Artois has found that up to 83 per cent of revellers will get frustrated when trying to get home after a night out, due to not planning journeys home in advance. Stella Artois is encouraging people to make a plan to ‘get home safe’, which builds upon the brand’s commitment to responsible drinking. Continue reading