Archive | November, 2014

Mum of victim welcomes ‘legal high’ ruling

The mother of a young West Belfast man who took his own life under the influence of a legal high has welcomed a court injunction on their sale in a city centre shop. Tracy Carnahan’s son Sean Paul died in March 2013 five months after he was admitted with a brain injury, having trying to […]

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Incinerator company apply for permit

Almost two years after plans were announced to build an incinerator at the top of the Hightown Road an application has been submitted to operate the facility. The company behind the project, the Becon Consortium submitted the application to the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) on Monday (November 18). The granting of the permit is […]

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Lottery winner’s wedding and the A’town News

The West Belfast woman who scooped £12.9 million in the Euromillions draw saw one of her weddings guests arrested four decades ago – thanks to the Andytown News. Mary Hamilton, whose maiden name is McGreevy, is originally from the Springfield. As the 65-year-old celebrated her win this week she recalled to the Andersonstown News her […]

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Birthday Greetings 29th November

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Plans kick off for major Solitude redevelopment

Plans for a multi million pound redevelopment of Solitude that could see the main stand torn down and replaced got underway this week with the first in a series of planned meetings with local residents. People living in the three streets used by the club for access were invited to a meeting on Tuesday evening […]

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Mass warfare

AT the end of a year when the start of the First World War was remembered there is one puzzle yet to be resolved, even to be faced: Why did political and military leaders so readily accept the deaths of tens of thousands of people in the space of a few hours and repeat that […]

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