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Apologies were reported on behalf of Councillors Smyth and Whyte.


Declarations of Interest


            (Councillor Bunting declared an interest in this matter on the basis that she was a member of the Belvoir Area Residents’ Group which had been included in the application for the Summer Diversionary Funding under the Greater Village Regeneration Trust and left the meeting whilst it was being discussed.)



Restricted Items


Summer Community Diversionary Festival Programme 2023

Additional documents:


The Committee considered a report which had been prepared by the Director of Neighbourhood Services which provided a range of options in terms of funding proposals in regard to the Summer Community Diversionary Festival 2023.


After discussion, it was


Proposed by Alderman McCoubrey,

Seconded by Councillor Ferguson,


      Resolved - That the Committee agree to option 2 as presented in the afore- mentioned report, to award £47,745, in full, to GVRT, being the only application, under consideration, which had been successful in meeting the criteria at stage 1 of a 2 stage process.


On a recorded vote, ten Members voted for the proposal and four against, and it was accordingly declared carried.


For 10

Against 4


Councillor Black (Chairperson)

Alderman McCoubrey

Councillor Cobain

Councillor M. Donnelly

Councillor R-M. Donnelly

Councillor Ferguson

Councillor Garrett

Councillor Maskey

Councillor I. McLaughlin

Councillor R. McLaughlin



Councillor de Faoite

Councillor Hanvey

Councillor Maghie

Councillor Nelson