NEWS & EVENTS
28 May 2013
Belfast should learn from the Ormeau Road says Granary owner
David Edwards, owner of Granary Coffee and Sandwich Bar, firmly believes the level of harmony on the Ormeau Road should be used as a blueprint for the rest of Belfast.
“The Ormeau Road is fantastic. I find it very diverse. You have a mixture of people from all backgrounds, nationalities and religions and there is never any bother. I don’t think you get that in the rest of Belfast,” he said.Read More »
16 April 2013
Duck Derby winners announced:
1st prize- Riah Hair and Beauty
Meal for 2 in the Stormont Hotel-La Scala Bistro (c/o of Gerard Walls)
2nd prize- Threads clothing alterations
Meat hamper from McCreerys
3rd prize-Mr David LennoxRead More »
£20.00 voucher from Le Petit Ormeau
15 April 2013
Duck Derby Success
Thank you to all of those who attended our Derby on Saturday. We will have all of the winners announced shortly! The rain stayed away for most of the day and we have uploaded some photos kindly provided by www.neilharrisonphotography.com.Read More »
11 April 2013
Due to tide times we have had to re-schedule the race to 13:15 this Saturday.
If you haven’t already sponsored a Duck you can do so today at Michels Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (435 Ormeau Road) or you can pick one up at the entrance to the Ormeau Park (the entrance closest to the Ormeau Bridge) at 13:00 sharp this Saturday before the race.
2 DAYS TO GO!Read More »
10 April 2013
JOIN US FOR OUR DUCK DERBY THIS SATURDAY
Join Us, Frank Mitchell and the U Crew this Saturday the 13th of April as we celebrate our first Duck Derby!
The quack will be ninety with a fun filled day at the Ormeau Park starting with the Duck Derby at 2pm followed by face painters, a bouncy castle and the U105 road show.Read More »
09 April 2013
How to Sponsor a Duck for our Duck Derby this Saturday:
You can sponsor a duck today by picking one up at Michels Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (435 Ormeau Road) for £1 (individuals) or £10 for Businesses.
If not you can pick one up at the entrance to the Ormeau Park (the entrance closest to the Ormeau Bridge) at 1:45pm this Saturday before the race.Read More »
03 April 2013
Countdown to OBA Duck Derby
Join the Ormeau Business Association on Saturday 13th April when we will be hosting our first Duck Derby!
Local individuals and companies have the opportunity to sponsor a duck, which we will release at Governors Bridge at 2:00pm. They will make their way towards the Ormeau Bridge, with the winner hopefully crossing the line at 2:30pm.Read More »
28 March 2013
Ormeau Road is the ideal home for Property People
The Ormeau Road is the perfect place to run a busy estate agency, according to Ciara Moran, owner of Property People.Read More »
Every year thousands of people come through the doors of Property People, keen to purchase a house or secure a tenancy in the greater south and east belfast area. Property People do what they can to make this transition as seamless as possible for them.
22 March 2013
DUCK DERBY POSTPONED
DUE TO THE TERRIBLE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN BELFAST, WE HAVE UNFORTUNATELY DECIDED TO POSTPONE TOMORROWS (23RD) DUCK DERBY.Read More »
11 March 2013
McCreery's Butchers an Ormeau Road Institution
McCreery’s butchers have been providing quality meats to the Ormeau Road public since 1960 when Thomas McCreery first opened his shop.Read More »
Back then, there were no giant supermarkets and small, independent businesses were the lifeblood of the neighbourhood.
His son, Nigel, who now runs the award-winning business, has seen events turn full circle, with families moving back into the Ormeau area and opting for more traditional forms of shopping.