Lighthouse Communications News

The latest news and updates from Lighthouse Communications and its clients.  Lighthouse works closely with the media to secure high profile coverage for its clients’ news across print, broadcast, digital and social media.

Palmerston Residential Care Home in East Belfast has officially opened its “Magical Memory Garden" to support those living with dementia.

“Magical Memory Garden” for those living with dementia opens in east Belfast

5th September 2017
Leading property investment firm extends Scottish portfolio with purchase of landmark 100,000 sq ft Capella building

Wirefox acquires £43.5m Glasgow office development

4th September 2017
Cyber security

Surge in demand for cyber insurance following high-profile attacks

1st September 2017
Eastern Airways today launched its new non-stop service from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Newcastle – less than six months after the airline first entered the Northern Ireland market.

Eastern Airways’ Newcastle route launches at Belfast City Airport

1st September 2017
Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) Chairman Ian Sheppard, second from left, congratulates the latest local directors to achieve Chartered status including, Robert McConnell of CCP Gransden, who at 31 is the youngest ever to receive the award locally; Brian Murray, CEO of The Workspace Group and Stephen Reid, Chief Executive of Ards and North Down Borough Council. The next local IoD Chartered Director Programme, run by Director Development Ireland, commences in the final week of September and will run until the June 2018 Diploma examination while a further course will run from the end of January 2018 until November including a summer break. The course is designed to raise standards of governance and business leadership across the private and public sectors. For further information, please visit www.iod.com/ni.

Latest chartered directors graduate from IoD NI programme

31st August 2017
Castlecourt Shopping Centre

Wirefox plans significant capital expenditure following acquisition of Castlecourt

28th July 2017
Eoin McDowell (16) from Lurgan gets ready for the first term of the new National Construction Skills Academy at Industry Training Services (ITS) in Portadown with Terry McCrum, Morrow Contracts, and Brendan Crealey, ITS. The Academy will provide 10 jobs for the first intake of students on its unique groundworkers course commencing in September. For more information or to apply for a place, contact 028 3839 8700 or visit www.ncskillsacademy.com.

10 new jobs provided by National Construction Skills Academy

27th July 2017
Manufacturing Northern Ireland Chief Executive Stephen Kelly, centre, hosted a seminar on accidents in the workplace with Willis Insurance and Risk Management advisers, from left, David Sinnamon, Jacqueline Shakspeare and Andrew Galway at the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown. Delegates representing manufacturers from across Northern Ireland heard from the Belfast broker on the steps that could be taken to establish robust health and safety systems, thereby improving staff well-being and improving businesses’ bottom line in the process. More than 137 million working days were lost in the UK last year due to sickness or injury with employees in manual sectors absent by an average of two additional days compared to other industries.

‘New focus required’ to reduce accidents and absenteeism in workplace

17th July 2017
Lizanne Jones, Arthur Cox

Arthur Cox announces new partner

3rd July 2017
Contemporary exhibition featuring Andy Warhol, Banksy, Damien Hirst and more presented in association with Willis Insurance and Risk Management

Gormley’s fine art brings rare international artwork to Belfast

29th June 2017
GRANT THORNTON RUNWAY RUN SCALES NEW HEIGHTS Richard Gillan, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton in Northern Ireland, Chris Henry, Ulster Rugby star and event ambassador, and Gail McKee of charity partner Make-A-Wish Foundation join runners at the starting line at last nightÕs Grant Thornton Runway Run at Belfast City Airport. The hugely-popular event attracted a record number of runners as 600 local businessmen and women took part in the 5k run on the tarmac of the airport. Teams of four from organisations across a wide range of sectors came together for the third year of the leading business advisory firmÕs event.

Grant Thornton Runway Run scales new heights

23rd June 2017
George Best Belfast City Airport is celebrating after winning three prominent awards in the last number of weeks for its ambitious and successful community and employee initiatives.

Belfast City Airport celebrates hat-trick of awards

21st June 2017
Evie Loughery, Primary Five pupil in Miss Courtenay’s class at Strandtown Primary School, Belfast beat over 600 other entries to have her Honda Civic design brought to life!

New Honda Civic gets a makeover from primary five pupil and the Donnelly Group

21st June 2017
Industry Training Services (ITS) Managing Director Brendan Crealey, left, and Sales Manager Ciara Judge receive the Customer Focus Award at the Business Eye First Trust Bank Small Business Awards from Ken Roulston, Managing Director of category sponsor CMI. Judges were impressed by ITS’ efforts to tailor its offering to suit the particular needs of clients. The company has invested more than £150,000 in the past 18 months to enhance its facilities including moving to new purpose-built premises on a 10-acre site off the M1 Motorway. And ITS has also recently launched a National Construction Skills Academy in response to calls from clients to plug a skills gap in the construction sector.

Industry Training Services’ ‘customer focus’ recognised as best in business

19th June 2017

Flint Studios named digital company of the year at Digital DNA awards

7th June 2017
Newly-crowned 2017 Insanity Tan Miss Northern Ireland is hitting the roads in style thanks to Donnelly Group Fiat

Miss Northern Ireland drives off in style with Donnelly Fiat 500

6th June 2017
Arthur Cox appoints corporate partner Paul McBride

Arthur Cox appoints corporate partner Paul McBride

26th April 2017
Industry Training Services Managing Director Brendan Crealey launches the National Construction Skills Academy

National Construction Skills Academy launches in response to major skills shortage

15th March 2017
Scott Ritchie, Managing Director, Connect Telecom

Vodafone awards connect telecom with coveted total communications status

10th February 2017
CONNECT TELECOM ANNOUNCES £250K INVESTMENT

Connect Telecom announces £250k investment for expansion in north west

1st December 2016