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Over 30 parking warnings outside St Kevin’s

PARENTS dropping off children at St Kevin’s Primary School have been issued with over 30 warnings in the past week for illegally parking in the new bus lane to accommodate the Glider service. Thirty-two VDAs (Vehicles Driven Away) were distributed to motorists, who predominately appeared to be parents or carers taking children to and from […]

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30 years of Féile gets a festive twist at the Balmoral

A PRODUCTION chronicling thirty years of Europe’s largest community festival, Féile an Phobail, is pulling on its Santa jumper and matching hat as Brassneck’s A Christmas Station Once Again parks its sleigh for one week only at the Balmoral Hotel. The play, which resurrects the heady days of summers past, when the sound of TripleFM/Féile […]

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Weapon confiscated from local teen

Police have confiscated a weapon from a teenager as part of a crackdown on organised fights in the west of the city. The 16-year-old was found to be in possession of a baton after fleeing from officers on Saturday night in the Stewartstown Road area. Appealing to parents a police spokesperson said: “Where are your […]

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Calls grow for PIP and Universal Credit to be scrapped

A PROTEST calling for controversial PIP and Universal Credit schemes to be scrapped is taking place outside the Capita Assessment Centre in Belfast this weekend. The protest comes in the wake of heightened public scrutiny surrounding the introduction of PIP and Universal Credit. Urging residents to join in the protest People Before Profit Colin Representative […]

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New report on Gerard Gibson murder launched as campaigners appeal for witnesses

OVER 100 people gathered in the Glen Community Centre in Lenadoon last night for the launch of the special report into the circumstances of the death of Gerard Gibson (16). Gerard was shot and killed on July 11, 1972 in Carrigart by the British Army, not far from the community centre. The original investigation by […]

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Cultúrlann launch for book

THE Cultíúrlann is set to welcome Presbyterian Minister the Reverend David Latimer who will launch his book A Leap of Faith which details his relationship and firm friendship with Martin McGuinness. Launching next Thursday, the book recounts how in spring 2006, David Latimer’s church, First Derry Presbyterian, was paint-bombed yet again. David went public about […]

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Pic of the day, Thursday, November 15

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