Archive | December, 2011

Helping the city’s homeless

As festive shoppers converged on the town in search of presents, our local representatives were taking time out to provide a vital lifeline to the city’s more vulnerable citizens at Christmas time.

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Park roundabout idea insists Blair

Plans to build a new park and ride facility in Glengormley near one of the busiest roundabout in the North could lead to traffic chaos, a local councillor has said.

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A time to reflect on the year gone by and prepare for 2012

This is the time of year when we pause to take stock of what has occurred in the year just past. Sports clubs do this as well. What were the highlights? What went wrong? What lessons can be learned for the incoming year?

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Building on our strengths in the coming year

THE Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast and the SDLP Mayor of Lisburn have extended their best wishes for a peaceful New Year to the citizens of West Belfast.

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Making a better future

Amidst the self-serving declarations of a bumper Christmas from multinational retailers, recounted with breathless excitement by TV and radio broadcasters, it’s worth reminding ourselves that poverty and violence continues to blight our world.

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Tributes paid to councillor

Tributes have been paid to a former North Belfast SDLP councillor who died last Wednesday (December 21).

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