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OPINION: Alison Blayney writes on challenges facing the Women’s Education sector in the absence of devolved Government

OPINION:  Alison Blayney writes on challenges facing the Women’s Education sector in the absence of devolved Government

As Northern Ireland heads for what appears to be a never ending cycle with no functioning devolved Government, the women’s community education sector has never felt as vulnerable.  The usual challenges continue – the sustainability of organisations working at the coal face, with vulnerable people, who want to take the steps to improve both their and their families […]

OPINION: TUV Councillor Stephen Cooper on why the Union is here to stay

OPINION: TUV Councillor Stephen Cooper on why the Union is here to stay

Over recent weeks, there have been numerous offerings from Unionism, ranging from strategic preparation for any border poll to a general commentary on the laissez-faire attitude of the Unionist community. All of which have made valid points, albeit with a sense of uneasiness underlying their central message. Any murmurings of a divisive and unnecessary border […]

EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Nacho Novo speaks to Unionist Voice

EXCLUSIVE: Rangers legend Nacho Novo speaks to Unionist Voice

  Nacho Novo was recently the victim of a tirade of threatening abuse as he arrived at Belfast International Airport, the incident was recorded by the perpetrator himself, Daire Smyth from Downpatrick, and published online. I started by asking the Rangers legend how he felt about the incident. “A disgrace. It is hard to take […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Hoey MP on why the British Government should refuse to recognise the result of Zimbabwe election

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Hoey MP on why the British Government should refuse to recognise the result of Zimbabwe election

Kate Hoey MP is a former Government Minister, current Labour MP and Chair of the UK all-party Zimbabwe group. A strong supporter of the union, Kate is also a key member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.   By Kate Hoey MP Over the last few weeks I have escaped from the doom mongers of […]

Welcome to the new look Unionist Voice

Welcome to the new look Unionist Voice

By Jamie Bryson- Editor of Unionist Voice Welcome to our re-launched website. Unionist Voice began in August 2017. The concept was to provide grassroots unionism with a platform to articulate political views and opinions, but also to launch a unionist fight-back against the relentless stream of propaganda emanating from nationalism and the wider ‘progressive’ pan-nationalist coalition. […]

EBCI respond to latest Alliance party attack on unionist culture

EBCI respond to latest Alliance party attack on unionist culture

The East Belfast Community Initiative has responded to the latest targeting of unionist identity and cultural expression by the pro-nationalist Alliance party. The Irish News’s Brendan Hughes carried the story in today’s paper, without contacting EBCI for a right of response. As a result a factually incorrect and somewhat  one sided story has appeared. The […]

NEWS: Full text of EBCI legal flag protocol 

NEWS: Full text of EBCI legal flag protocol 

Protocol presented by the East Belfast Community Initiative which mediates on behalf of ex combatants linked to east Belfast UVF.  • Flags to be erected on 1st June and removed as soon as practicable following 28th September (Ulster Day) but no later than 7 October.   • Tattered, torn or otherwise damaged flags to be […]

EXCLUSIVE: The ‘directive’ issued by Sinn Fein’s Infrastructure Minister designed to target bonfires and parading

EXCLUSIVE: The ‘directive’ issued by Sinn Fein’s Infrastructure Minister designed to target bonfires and parading

A back-door strategy designed to provide an avenue to restrict bonfires via the clever use of legislative provisions, and to act as a pre-cursor to an attempt to widen the legislation to also encompass parading, is set to be implemented by Council’s across Northern Ireland. A directive from the Sinn Fein controlled Department of Infrastructure […]

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked recommendations from FICT Commission ‘Draft 2’ document

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked recommendations from FICT Commission ‘Draft 2’ document

by Jamie Bryson Unionist Voice can exclusively reveal recommendations from a leaked draft of the Flags, Identity, Culture and Tradition (FICT) commission report. It can also be revealed that Sinn Fein representatives have demanded that the commission recommends that the Irish flag must be flown in parity with the Union flag on public buildings, or […]

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