Archive | February, 2014

Crusaders and Newington plan major development

A major development on the site of the Loughside Leisure Centre in conjunction with Newington Football Club and Crusaders could see an integrated college developed alongside a revamped 4000 all seater stadium. Plans were unveiled on Thursday (February 20) for the major development that will dramatically change the area between the Shore Road and M2. […]

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Shadow SoS ‘shocked’ by ’Murph stories

The British Shadow Secretary of State says the families of those killed in the Ballymurphy Massacre have “waited too long for the truth”. Ivan Lewis MP was speaking after he met with the families of the victims on Monday in the Upper Springfield. In total, 11 people were murdered by the British Army’s Parachute Regiment […]

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‘Revolution’ needed after the suicide of second son

A ‘revolution’ in how our community deals with depression is needed following the death of a family’s second son to suicide, a leading mental health campaigner has said. Phillip McTaggart of suicide prevention group Pips was speaking after Oldpark man Kieran Ferrin took his own life last weekend. The tragic passing of the 24-year-old brings […]

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Cops in bizarre Celtic outburst

The PSNI has been accused of insulting Celtic fans in the lower Falls after comments made by an officer about attacks on traffic from a Divis footbridge. In an email conversation between a number of agencies about the proposed removal of unsightly barbed wire from the Cullingtree Road footbridge, a police officer laid the blame […]

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Promotion still the target for Baker, despite loss

BY David Mohan in Ahoghill ANTRIM manager Liam Bradley bemoaned the concession of two second half goals as his side slipped to a second defeat in as many games to leave their hopes for promotion from Division Four hanging by a thread. Leading by four points after 50 minutes, Antrim lost their way somewhat with […]

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Attwood demands answers on death of five in the RVH

A West Belfast SDLP Councillor has expressed shock after the Belfast Health Trust’s Medical Director admitted that treatment delays may have contributed to the death of up to five people last year. Dr Tony Stevens’ admission on Tuesday prompted Health Minister Edwin Poots to tell the Assembly that the five deaths may have to be […]

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