On the grapevine
Orangefield Church and Community, located on Castlereagh Road, will be hosting a service of thanksgiving on Sunday, February 14, at 3pm.
Ending marriage week, the service on Valentine’s Day, will offer couples the opportunity to come along and give thanks for their marriages.
There will also be the chance for couples to renew their vows to each other on a very informal basis.
The speaker at the event will be Reverend Alan Carson and everyone is welcome.
Belfast Aviators Softball Club will start its training for the new season on March 14 at Shorts Recreation Club, Aircraft Park, Holywood Road, Belfast.
Training will take place from 2pm-4pm.
The group is still looking for new players for the Ulster Softball League, which will start in May.
If you want to join the club or wish to know more, contact Neil on 07749581972.
The club also organises social nights for members in the Rockies Sports Bar in Sydenham, who have sponsored the club since 2009.
The next meeting of the East Belfast sub-group of the Belfast District Policing Partnership (DPP) will take place on Monday, February 22, at 7pm.
The event will take place in The Mount Conference Centre, Woodstock Link.
The police Area Commander will present a report on how local officers have undertaken their duties and what effect this has had on crime in the area.
Members of the public will be given the opportunity to question the Area Commander about any matter affecting the policing of the local district.
You can also submit written questions, via letter or email, for a full response up to 10 working days prior to the meeting.