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Pic of the Day, Tuesday, December 11

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Food bank demand in North Belfast soars for yet another Christmas

THE demand for food for those in need this Christmas is as high as ever before after another tough year for many people in North Belfast. A year of drastic changes to welfare reform and the roll-out of the controversial universal credit in November has left more and more people in need of essential food […]

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Man dies in Andersonstown collision

A 48-year-old male pedestrian has died after a one-vehicle road collision in Andersonstown. The man was involved in a collision with a red Toyota Aygo close to the junction of the Andersonstown Road and Stockmans Lane shortly after 4.40pm on Monday afternoon. A 19-year-old female, who was arrested at the scene in connection with the […]

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Pic of the Day, Monday, December 10

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Community change-makers combating malnutrition

Concern Worldwide’s Darren Vaughan visited Burundi to see how funding from Food in a Fragile World appeal – supported by the North Belfast News – is making a difference to tens of thousands of children facing hunger “She’s energetic and bouncing with life,” says 25-year-old mum Clotilde Ndayisenga as she attempts to squeeze a hug […]

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McGurk’s: First UVF target searched 48 hours before bomb

THE bar that the UVF had intended to blow up before switching their sights to McGurk’s had been raided two nights earlier by the British army and patrons arrested and screened. Fifteen civilians, including two children, were killed in the North Queen Street bar massacre on December 4 1971. Ciarán MacAirt, a grandson of two […]

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Mass this Sunday for victims of ’72 massacre

A remembrance Mass will be held this Sunday for the families of those who lost their loved ones in the Springhill/Westrock Massacre during July 9 1972. New inquests into the deaths of the civilians, 13-year-old Margaret Gargan, 16-year-old John Dougal, 14-year-old David McCafferty and 38-year-old Westrock Drive father-of-six Patrick Butler, and Fr Noel Fitzpatrick, who […]

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Pic of the day, Thursday, December 6

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