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Cop’s Christmas Quad Crackdown

THE PSNI helicopter was deployed on Monday night to help officers pursue a quad through the New Lodge and Cliftonville areas as police came down hard on illegal bikes ahead of Christmas. The chase came to an end on Manor Street with one arrest made and the vehicle seized. The dramatic chase came as warnings […]

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Attack victim Jolene fights for her life

A 26-year-old mother-of-one from West Belfast is fighting for her life following injuries sustained during an incident at her home in Downpatrick last Friday. Jolene Corr, originally from Beechmount Grove, was critically injured during the incident in the Thomas Russell Park area of the Co Down town. 30-year-old Michael O’Connor of Westrock Grove has been […]

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Gift tribute to RVH united

BIG-hearted staff and friends of An Droichead in South Belfast have joined together to raise £7,500 for the Children’s Haematology Unit in the Royal Victoria Hospital. The generous donation comes after 18-month-old Conor Maguire from An Droichead’s daycare facility was diagnosed with leukemia. The Maguire family, from the Market area, say they are eternally grateful […]

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South Belfast takes centre-stage as SIF controversy goes on

TWO SOUTH Belfast MLAs have become embroiled in a war of words as the controversy over the £80m Stormont Social Investment Fund (SIF) staggers on. Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw has hit back after DUP MLA Emma Little Pengelly accused her of continuing to “sit quietly” in the chamber as the SIF fund came in for savage criticism […]

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Chief Constable will not attend McGurk’s memorial lecture tonight

THE Chief Constable will not attend a memorial lecture marking the 45th year of the McGurk’s bar atrocity to be held in West Belfast tonight. A spokesperson for the PSNI said Chief Constable George Hamilton would not be attending the event “due to other commitments” but that Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton, who is in […]

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Stormont hosts pancreatic cancer event

DUP MLA Paula Bradley is encouraging people in North Belfast to know the symptoms of pancreatic cancer, and is supporting Pancreatic Cancer UK’s drive to improve the care of local people with the disease. The North Belfast MLA recently attended Pancreatic Cancer UK’s parliamentary event at Stormont, when the charity launched its Patient Charter, which […]

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Police probe suspected city centre drugs death

AN investigation has been launched by the PSNI after the death of a man in Belfast city centre. The 27-year-old was found at premises in Victoria Street yesterday with Detective Inspector Paul Rowland saying they believe it was linked to an incident on Friday evening. “Police received the report of a suspected drugs incident on […]

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Castro had great admiration for hunger strikers

SINN Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has spoken of his meeting with Fidel Castro and how the late Cuban leader spoke of his admiration for the hunger strikers. Gerry Kelly accompanied Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams to Cuba in 2001 for the official unveiling of a memorial to the 10 men who died in 1981 and […]

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