Category Archives: Issues

Pictured at the launch of the Lisburn & Castlereagh Draft Community Plan are the Mayor, Councillor Brian Bloomfield MBE; Chairman of the Strategic Community Planning Partnership, Alderman William Leathem; Chief Executive of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Dr Theresa Donaldson and representatives from partner organisations.

Big plans for Lisburn and Castlereagh

Nurture and reap the rewards. The Strategic Community Planning Partnership’s Draft Community Plan has been produced following a series of community conversations with local residents, businesses and community groups along with key...

A quiet success

Ivan Bell, Chief Operating Officer of Phoenix Natural Gas talks to Owen McQuade about the development of the local natural gas industry from a handful of people over 20 years ago to...

Leaders in CSR: firmus energy

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the cornerstone of all operations for natural gas company, firmus energy, which has been awarded several certifications in recognition of its best practice across a diverse range...

Driving the digital economy

BT Northern Ireland hosted a round table discussion on how Northern Ireland can develop its digital economy and become a smart region.           What does the Northern Ireland...

Drug misuse

  agendaNi outlines the annual headline figures from the Northern Ireland drug misuse database. Between April 2015 and March 2016 more than 2,200 clients in Northern Ireland presented to services for problem...

Cúpla focail

As the wife of former PUP leader Brian Ervine and sister-in-law of the late David Ervine, Linda Ervine’s roots amoung the loyalist working class community of east Belfast make her an unlikely...

Simplified Planning Zones

Planning officer of Renfrewshire Council, Kevin Dalrymple, outlines the growing use of Simplified Planning Zones (SPZ) in Scotland and the potential benefits for use within Northern Ireland. A Simplified Planning Zone (SPZ)...

Victims and survivors “vindicated”

  A failure to establish a Stormont Executive post-election will impose serious delays on the facilitation of redress for victims and survivors of historical abuse. Days before Anthony Hart published his long-awaited...