EECN Presidency: North Down

North Down

North Down, one of 26 district council areas in Northern Ireland, is a unique borough on the edge of Belfast City. Combining both attractive coast and countryside with many natural assets, North Down is linked by excellent road and rail networks to ports and airports.With Bangor 13 miles from Belfast, and Holywood 2 miles from Belfast City Airport, North Down is a prime area to live, with excellent education, health, entertainment and transport ...

Town Centre Futures Conference

Written by Edge Cities. Posted in Uncategorized

Thursday 12 February 2015, 8.50 am – 3.30 pm
Marine Court Hotel, Bangor

The Town Centre Futures Conference organised by the Association of Town & City Management, supported by the Department of Social Development, North Down Borough Council and Springboard, seeks to explore the future of our urban centres and re-ignite the passion for their renewal.
With speakers from Ireland, England and Scotland joined by participants from Wales, it seeks to address questions such as:
• Can the barriers and constraints to stimulate growth throughout our urban centres be unlocked?
• Can a positive role for our town and city centres be visualised and partnerships needed to achieve that vision be created?
You can find out more information or download the conference programme and booking form, via this link.

Chengdu Visit to Fingal

Written by Edge Cities. Posted in Fingal

A delegation from the high profile Chengdu City, Sichuan Province South West China visited Fingal on the 3rd November 2104 to discuss future co-operation between Fingal County Council and Chengdu Municipal Foreign Affairs Office over a number of areas including information, contacts and exchanges between municipal governments, business, culture & tourism. A report on developing a Sister City Agreement between Fingal and Chengdu will be brought to the first meeting of the Economic Development & Enterprise Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) in Jan 2015. View the press release here

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