News

FILTER
  • AN ITV STUDIOS PRODUCTION

I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!
 
I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! returns with it’s 14th series.

Picture shows: CARL FOGARTY
 
Last year saw Westlife’s Kian Egan crowned King of The Jungle, with David Emanuel as runner up.  There were squabbles between Emmerdale’s Lucy Pargeter and Beauty Queen Amy Willerton, Alfonso Riberio taught his campmates the famous Carlton dance from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and who could forget the moment Joey Essex learnt how to tell the time.
 
This Autumn another batch of celebrities will be leaving the comfort of their homes, boarding a plane and heading into the Australian jungle.  
 
How will this year’s celebrities cope with being away from their loved ones?  Sleeping in the wild?  Lack of food?  Sharing a camp with snakes, rats and creepy crawlies?  And perhaps worst of all, adapting to spending 24 hours a day with their campmates?
 
Ant and Dec will return as the show’s hosts, giving us all the gossip from the jungle and overseeing those infamous bushtucker trials. 
 
I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here Now! also returns to ITV2 each night with Laura Whitmore, Joe Swash and Rob Beckett giving us the lowdown from the jungle.

    ‘King of the Jungle’ Carl Fogarty confirmed for NI Motorcycle Festival

    King of the Jungle from the popular TV series “I’M A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here” Carl Fogarty will be attending this year’s Blackhorse NI Motorcycle Festival which runs from 5th – 7th February. Carl Fogarty will be attending on Saturday 6th February. The four-time WSBK champion is a hugely popular figure in Northern…

  • Breakfast Month pic

    Lisnacurran County House teams up with local producers to offer an alternative breakfast!

    Marking NI’s Year of Food and the January’s ‘Breakfast Month’ focus, Lisnacurran Country House in Dromore, has teamed up with some of Lisburn and Castlereagh’s best local producers, Hollah Preserving from Moira and Ruby Blue from Lisburn to offer its take on an alternative breakfast. From Lisnacurran’s wholesome porridge served with a “smidgen” of Hollah…

  • Lisburn

    LISBURN & CASTLEREAGH GETS SWITCHED ON FOR CHRISTMAS

    With Christmas fast approaching, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council is getting Switched On with its biggest ever Christmas extravaganza, bringing festive fun for all the family in the run up to the big day. From Santa’s arrival to live music, great food and a dance party, Lisburn & Castlereagh has everything you and your family…

  • lccc_holder_y

    ‘You Got It For Less’ in Lisburn this weekend

    Starting this Thursday19 November 2015, a 3–day discount shopping event will run across Lisburn City Centre, involving more than 100 stores. Over the three–day period the majority of shops taking part will also be open for late night shopping on Thursday 19th November and Friday 20th November. The event has been designed to offer Christmas…

  • 10 November 15 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.


 OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF LISBURN CITYÕS TRANSFORMATIONAL PUBLIC REALM
Ê
Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has today (Tuesday 10th November) officially unveiled its new look City Centre, following a £5million investment in the public realm.Ê In partnership with the Department for Social Development, the council has undertaken an extensive series of improvements and upgrades to the city centre, supporting its drive to be known as the number one destination for both retail and private sector business in Northern Ireland. 
Ê
Speaking at the celebration event, Alderman Allan Ewart, Chairman of the CouncilÕs Development Department, said: ÒThe development of Lisburn City CentreÕs public realm forms part of our long term, vision Ð addressing the challenges, responding to the new developments in the area, meeting the requirements of businesses, visitors and residents and ensuring that Lisburn City can achieve its true potential as one of Northern IrelandÕs most vibrant, commercially successful cities. 
Ê
ÒWe strongly believe the extensive enhancement of this culturally rich and vibrant area will make it a more attractive space for the public whilst increasing footfall, boosting retail spend, facilitating an evening economy, attracting more visitors; and allowing us to present a compelling proposition for future investment.Ó
Ê
From the outset the CouncilÕs vision was to create a world-class design with unique and interesting features introduced to showcase the retail and leisure offering within the city centre and to help improve the visitor experience by reducing the dominance of vehicular traffic throughout the scheme. The use of natural stone and increased pavement widths, has achieved this goal. 
Ê
The scheme covered the heart of the City Centre transforming Market Square with a new events space that includes dramatic feature lighting columns, an interactive LED light floor and water features. Paving has been upgraded across the Square and along connecting streets which include Bow Street, Haslems Lane and Market Street. Bespoke furniture, including benches, seats and bins, were hand crafted and installed throughout the scheme. The settings of the two monuments within the Square has also been enhanced with raised landscaped areas.
Ê
Officially opening the Lisburn City Centre Public Realm Scheme, Social Development Minister Mervyn Storey, MLA said: ÒThis was an ambitious project and I am delighted to see at first hand that the vision from the overall Lisburn City Centre Masterplan has been fully realised and delivered through the completion of this Public Realm Scheme. The £3million investment by my Department alongside the significant investment by the Council, will put Lisburn City on a firm footing, where those who live, work and visit the City will enjoy renewed growth, investment and prosperity.Ó
Ê
Mayor Councillor Thomas Beckett adds: ÒThe improved public realm area shows the inherent strength of Lisburn City Centre and the ambition to make Lisburn a competitive and attractive place to visit and in which to do business.  Investment in our public spaces is a priority for us and we will continue to champion the merits of accessible, attractive high quality spaces, with support from our partners.
Ê
ÒWe have a fantastic mix of people who use the City Centre to work, shop and visit and, who along with myself, are extremely proud of our improving City Centre. Many businesses have already embraced our scheme and appreciate its potential. With several businesses investing in significant upgrades to their own shop fronts.Ê Our hope is that together these improvements will help drive footfall upwards in the city centre and build upon the community spirit of Lisburn & Castlereagh.ÓÊ 
Ê
Going forward, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has plans in place to continue its programme of improvements throughout adjoining streets, to link all parts of the city centre to the pedestrian precinct. 
Ê
The improved public realm areas will be the focal point for an extensive programme of events, with a varied Christmas programme already in place. A series of exciting and different events are also being developed in partnership with a range of stakeholders to take place throughout 2016. 
Ê
END
Ê
For more information please contact
Samantha Livingstone at Rumour Mill PR on
028 90682185 or email samantha@rumourmillpr.co 
Ê
Notes to Editors:
The total cost of the Lisburn City Centre public realm scheme is £5million. This includes approximately £3 million from the Department for Social Development and approximately £2 million from Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council.

    OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF LISBURN CITY’S TRANSFORMATIONAL PUBLIC REALM

    Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has today (Tuesday 10th November) officially unveiled its new look City Centre, following a £5million investment in the public realm. In partnership with the Department for Social Development, the Council has undertaken an extensive series of improvements and upgrades to the city centre, supporting its drive to be known as…