Thank you for visiting, an online hub for news, alerts and updates for vibrant East Belfast – the constituency I represent in the Northern Ireland Assembly and the place I fondly call home. Here, you can find useful informational resources, read about my recent work and stay abreast of what's happening in your community. In my role as your representative, I firmly believe it is my duty to be accessible and accommodating to every one of my constituents. In that light, I hope my website can offer you a convenient platform for engagement so that you may contact me with any comments, concerns, personal or local issues. Remember: I work for you!
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  • royalmail
  • titanic
  • apgsme GG_JC_SH
  • CS Lewis_Library
  • strandtownstormontvisit
  • Visiting the Royal Mail East Belfast Delivery Office
  • Titanic Building
  • Launching '1 More in 4' proposals for All Party Group on SMEs
  • C.S. Lewis - Holywood Arches Library
  • Maths Week with Strandtown Primary
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(Left to Right) John McCallister MLA, Paul Girvan MLA, Alastair Ross MLA, Judith Cochrane MLA, Fra McCann MLA, University of Ulster Centre for SME Development Director Kirsty McManus, Sandra Overend MLA

Judith established the All Party Group on SMEs in 2013, and has served as chair since its inception. In addition to her renewed chairmanship, Judith welcomed the collaboration of the SME Centre at Ulster University, which agreed to provide secretariat for the group.



Alliance Party Assembly Member for East Belfast and chocolate lover Judith Cochrane is encouraging the people east Belfast to join her and give up chocolate for the whole month of March as part of a new British Heart Foundation (BHF) Northern Ireland fundraising campaign: DECHOXTM.



The Gran Fondo cycling race recently announced its upcoming Strangford and Mourne routes in Northern Ireland, prompting Judith to encourage local cyclists to participate in the event.



Judith has urged road users to be vigilant after a teenager was injured in a road accident on the Upper Newtownards Road in East Belfast this morning.



The Newtownards Area Electoral Office have organised registration events for the following days. Please note that you may fill in an Electoral Registration Form and request a free Electoral Identity Card.


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