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“My name is Robin and I want to welcome you to the Connswater Community Greenway! I like to guide children as they explore the Greenway, so follow me as we go on an adventure” ~ Robin

EastSide Partnership requires the services of an experienced management consultancy to provide change management support and to undertake a governance review as we undergo a period of significant change as an organisation.

Specific services will include mentoring support for EastSide Partnership’s new Chief Executive, a review of culture, governance and organisational structure and management of additional independent contracts.

Residents and visitors to Ballyhackamore will see a variety of new street art installations appearing over the coming weeks. This is all part of a streets revitilisation project led by local regeneration charity, EastSide Partnership, on behalf of the Ballyhackamore Business Association.

EastSide Partnership is delighted to announce that the ninth C.S. Lewis Festival will take place at various locations across east Belfast from 18 – 22 November 2021. This year’s programme includes festival favourites such as guided walking tours of Strandtown and Belfast City Cemetery,  children’s storytelling in Holywood Arches Library and the annual festive market and Christmas lights ‘switch on’ in C.S. Lewis Square.

Get your pumpkin ready and go to east Belfast this Halloween for the EastSide Halloween carnival style parade,  Saturday 30th October, 6pm-8pm.  Join Beat Carnival, in partnership with young people, from the local community, as they lead a vibrant procession full of sound, performance and dance along the Newtownards Road to C.S. Lewis Square.

Eastside Awards returns to celebrate the best of East Belfast for it’s sixth year!

People across East Belfast have shown tremendous heart, resilience, resourcefulness and tenacity in what has been one of the most challenging times in our history and, as we navigate our way out of the pandemic, the Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport is returning to celebrate those who have shown courage, leadership and gone the extra mile in the past year.

Michele Bryans has been appointed Chief Executive of EastSide Partnership, an urban regeneration charity based in east Belfast.

She joined EastSide Partnership in 2015 leading on the strategic direction for Connswater Community Greenway.

Briefing Document Launched 14th October 2021

In the winter of 2020 during lockdown, the Scaffolding Project (part of EastSide Partnership) engaged with five community forums in east Belfast to gain a greater understanding of poverty in the area and its impact on individuals, families and communities. It also wanted to learn more about what groups are doing on the ground to address poverty and what would assist them in addressing the impacts and cause of poverty.

As a result, a report has been developed outlining the findings from this engagement exercise.

A big thank you to everyone who took part in EastSide Greenways #LivingTheGreenway Festival this year, we hope you enjoyed the wide range of events that were on, check out their round-up video below.

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If you made it along to this year’s EastSide Arts Festival, thanks for supporting us and it would be great to hear what you thought by taking 10 to 15 minutes to complete our survey below. Your opinions help us understand what went well this year, and what we can do to make next year’s festival even better. If you didn’t make it along, we’d still welcome your thoughts on next year too.
 

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