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Leisure centre set to close on Monday

THE Andersonstown Leisure Centre will close on Monday to facilitate the £25 million redevelopment of the building. Due to open in summer 2019, the new centre will focus on family fun and will feature a number of new waterslides and even a surf machine. There will also be range of other provisions such as new […]

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Investment top priority for Belfast residents

BELFAST residents have pinpointed attracting investment to Belfast as the top priority for the city. That’s according to the results of the 2017 Belfast Residents’ Survey conducted by Belfast City Council. Other high ranking priorities are improving people’s health and wellbeing, supporting our older people, improving safety, reducing crime and anti-social behavior, creating more jobs […]

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Malone House exhibition paints a telling picture of life in wake of brain surgery

AN art exhibition which aims to raise awareness for the brain tumour charities Brainwaves NI and Brain Tumour Research UK is currently under way at Malone House. The ‘All That Remains’ exhibition will be on display at the Higgins Gallery until June 3 and features a range of artwork from the Studio 23 art collective. […]

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Political parties suspend election campaigns as a mark of respect.

POLITICAL parties in the North have suspended their election campaigns as a mark of respect to the victims of the Manchester bomb attack. Twenty-two people died and around 59 others were injured in the suspected suicide bombing in Manchester Arena. The attack happened shortly after 10.30pm last night as a concert by American pop singer […]

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Over 12,000 descend upon Belfast City Hall Thousands in support of Irish language Act

Over 12,000 people marched to Belfast City Hall on Saturday to demand an Irish Language Act. An Lá Dearg (The Red Day) – which was organised by An Dream Dearg – set off from Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich on the Falls Road to give voice to the widespread community demand for an Irish Language Act in […]

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Now you can enjoy afternoon tea at the Balmoral Hotel

AFTERNOON TEA at the Balmoral Hotel is a treat not to be missed. Conveniently situated on the Blacks Road, the newly refurbished hotel packs the same punch as our major city centre hotels without the same high prices. Served in the plush, newly renovated lobby bar section of the hotel, afternoon tea is a fabulous mid-day […]

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New health and well-being festival springs up in West Belfast

A number of community organisations in the Upper Springfield area have come together to organise a ground-breaking new health and well-being festival.   Glór na Móna, Upper Springfield Youth Team, Newhill Youth Club and the Frank Cahill Resource Centre have collaborated to produce a packed programme of events.   Féile na gCloigíní Gorma is a […]

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Mother and kids flee after racist attack

A YOUNG mother-of-three has been forced to leave her North Belfast home after it was ransacked in a racist attack. Kourtney O’Riordan returned home to her house on the Cliftonville Road last Friday evening to find windows broken, the television smashed and framed pictures of her children destroyed. ‘Black c**t’ and ‘black w****r’ were daubed […]

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