Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Get on your bike with Sunblest Pancakes The Treat of Champions






Just in time for Pancake Tuesday, Sunblest Pancakes have launched the Treat of Champions campaign to encourage consumers across Northern Ireland to get active by giving them the opportunity to win bikes for all the family. Sunblest Pancakes has teamed up with Belfast based Chain Reaction Cycles in an initiative which will see more than […]






Dancing in Belfast is Top of the World






The World Irish Dancing Championships are coming to Belfast for the fourth time in 12 years. The week long event attracting more than 20,000 visitors from around the globe begins at Belfast Waterfront on Saturday 31March. Three separate stages, in the Waterfront auditorium, the Studio and at St George’s Market will be in use over […]






Ulster Orchestra to make waves with world première of special Titanic work






In one of the first Titanic centenary events of 2012, the Ulster Orchestra will give the world première tomorrow tonight (Friday 17 February) of Ian Wilson’s The stars, the seas in the Ulster Hall, Belfast, at its Titanic Journey concert. The 25-minute work for orchestra and chorus by the UO’s Associate Composer marks the centenary […]






Major Business Live tour comes to Cookstown






Free advice and support to help kick-start local economy Stories of local, cross-border and international business success will be shared with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and aspiring entrepreneurs from the Mid-Ulster and South Tyrone areas in March as part of a major free event being organised by Ulster Bank in association with Small Business […]






Something vintage, something new, something borrowed, something ALTERNATIVE. We just can’t get enough of Quirky!






You can’t get enough… The 1st fair rocked the Black Box. We had a benchmark to surpass…the 2nd AWF was a roaring success and that has raised the benchmark even higher! As ever we know it’s all down to having the support and participation of our suppliers and of course you – the quirky couples – […]






Northern Ireland families needed now to star in new TV lifestyle series.






A new BBC NI television series, created by the team behind Slim Chance: Fix My Family, is giving you the chance to help change your family’s life. We are looking for families with teenagers struggling to keep the peace with each other. Teenagers, has the atmosphere at home become unbearable? Parents, do you feel you […]






Irish band makes it to Rock Band on Xbox!






Rising Northern Irish band Trucker Diablo have made their debut appearance on the hit game Rock Band on Xbox! Since Saturday the band’s song Drink Beer, Destroy has been available to download and play on the game through the Rock Band Network Store! Already fans have been posting videos and photos of their attempts at […]






Contestants wanted for new series of Secret Fortune!






The National Lottery “Secret Fortune” – hosted by Nick Knowles – is back for a brand new series! By putting your general knowledge to the test, you could win a great cash prize. We are looking for fantastic Contestant Pairs to take part – a family duo, competitive couple, best friends, colleagues or simply a […]






NEWTON FAULKNER ANNOUNCES RETURN TO BELFAST.






Brit nominated, acoustic guitar virtuoso Newton Faulkner has announced a return to Belfast ahead of his new album to be released later this year. Newton Faulkner revisits Belfast at The Limelight on Saturday 26th May, having sold out The Waterfront Hall, St Georges Market and Spring & Airbrake on previous occasions. Tickets are on sale […]






Independent Retail Taking Centre Stage.






A ‘Celebrate Independent Fashion Showcase’ will launch Belfast Independent Retail Week (BIRW) next month and ‘A Mad Hatters Tea Party’ will mark the end of the initiative which runs from 5-11 March. In between Belfast independent retailers will also be participating in a Visual Merchandising and Customer Care competition, shopping promotions and other in-store events. […]