News / 16th April 2024

LQ In the News: Feb – March 2024

Statue To The Unknown Woman Worker

March 2024

As part of the Imagine Festival, LQ BID brought back the sculptor behind the iconic ‘Statue to the Unknown Woman Worker’ back to the Linen Quarter to discuss the controversial story behind how the iconic statue came to be.



We Must Awknowledge Progress & Opportunity In Belfast

March 2024

Chris McCracken MD encourages business community to “lift our heads and prepare for the future as we enter a new era of progress and opportunity.”



Nolan Live: Chris McCracken Joins Stephen In Studio

March 2024

Chris McCracken joined Stephen Nolan in the TV Studio where he continued to advocate for the city centre in the ongoing debate around cleanliness and vibrancy, using the example of Bedford Street as the litmus test for the ongoing regeneration of Belfast.


Belfast Achieves Purple Flag Status

March 2024

Belfast is once again awarded purple flag status as three city BIDs move to appoint first ‘Night Czar’ to enhance night time strategy

The Ongoing Regeneration Of Belfast

February 2024

Chris McCracken MD spoke to Frank Mitchell on U105 about the progress that has been made in regenerating Belfast in recent years, and discussed how we can utilise the opportunities that will come with upcoming projects such as the Belfast Grand Central Station.

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Transforming Belfast's Linen Quarter: Challenges & Opportunities

February 2024

Opportunities and challenges associated with making Belfast a 15-minute-city, ahead of the Belfast Summit 2024 which was sponsored by LQ BID with keynote speaker and founder of the 15-minute-city concept, Carlos Moreno.

Chris McCracken Advocates for Belfast City Centre on Nolan Show

February 2024

“Dirty Belfast? Managing Director of Belfast Regeneration Charity hits back at claims the city isn’t appealing to visitors”