Up to A 1om to be spent on castle plans
Up to 10million is to be spent on Hillsborough Castle, taking in the courthouse and nearby fort, in a project ultimately expected to attract more than 200,000 visitors a year .
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
BB anchors its headquarters to Hillsborough
Pictured at the new Boys' Brigade Headquarters site in Hillsborough are Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the Planning Committee; Mr Jonathan Gracey, Director of the Boys' Brigade in Northern Ireland; Mr Paul McAteer, Assistant Director Environmental Services and Councillor Uel Mackin, Vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
As conflict parties, stalemate and crisis suits DUP and SF
Hurrah! Let the doves of love and harmony swoop through the Great Hall at Stormont as choirs of children from integrated schools sing Kumbaya.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
No compensation for Praxis: Villiers
The Secretary of State has turned down requests for a mental health charity to be compensated for the money it spent on improvements at Hillsborough Castle.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former chief investigator of unsolved murders arrested
A former chief investigator of unsolved murders in Northern Ireland has been arrested by officers in connection with the theft of police documents.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Campaign against Praxis eviction picking up speed
The petition, which at last report numbered more than 1,000 signatures, is to be handed in after a planned public protest at Hillsborough Castle on Wednesday, March 12. The Northern Ireland Office gave Praxis use of a corner of the Hillsborough estate, where it operates a coffee shop and market garden employing 16 people with learning difficulties.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Fourth man guilty of Comber murder
A Newtownards man has become the second person to be found guilty by a jury and fourth convicted of the murder of Co Down farm labourer Philip Strickland.
Government Response: Further Statement On Future Of Hillsborough Castle
The NIO responds to recent media coverage of its negotiations with Praxis Care over the future of the Secret Garden cafe at Hillsborough Castle The Northern Ireland Office deeply regrets the large amount of misinformation being circulated about our relationship with Praxis Care and negotiations regarding the future of the charity's facility in the ... (more)
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Change Inevitable To Secure Future Of Hillsborough Castle
Hillsborough is starting a new chapter under Historic Royal Palaces; An unavoidable consequence is the end of the current relationship with Praxis "Hillsborough is starting a new chapter under Historic Royal Palaces .
A mental health charity has been told it must leave its market garden and coffee shop premises in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Supported living scheme gets go ahead
A planning application was submitted by Triangle Housing Association last summer for a development on the Hillsborough Old Road in Lisburn.