Archive | December, 2016

Lyttle calls on Reds to bounce back against Glenavon

CLIFTONVILLE boss Gerard Lyttle has called on his depleted squad to bounce back from their Derby humiliation at home to Crusaders in the St Stephen’s Day derby as they take on Glenavon on Friday evening. Lyttle admitted that he is having to play some of his players out of position to get through a crisis […]

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McCann refutes retirement reports

MICHAEL McCann has dismissed reports that he has retired from inter-county football after opting off the Antrim squad for the 2017 season. The Cargin clubman says work commitments means he will be unable to play for the Saffrons for the forthcoming season. However, McCann insists press reports saying he has retired are wide of the […]

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Turas tackling prejudice and discrimination head-on

A YOUTH project is doing its bit to address a range of social issues in North Belfast. Set up earlier this year, Turas youth project is based in New Lodge Youth Centre and was formed after a group of friends wanted to address stereotyping and overcoming prejudice and discrimination in North Belfast. Made up of […]

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Food bank receives 2.5 tonnes in one day

THE North Belfast Food Bank coordinator has said they are “overwhelmed” by the generosity of local people after a donations campaign netted 2.5 tonnes of goods in just one day. The Trussell Trust set up in Tesco Yorkgate and Tesco Antrim Road recently and Alan McClure said they just can’t believe the response. The donations […]

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Facing a first Christmas without a loved one

AS many homes prepare to celebrate the most magical time of year, for many families this could be their first Christmas without a loved one. Falls Road woman Sharon Mills is asking people to honour the memory of their loved ones by supporting the annual Hospice Christmas Lights Appeal throughout the month of December. Sharon’s […]

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CAREWORKER HANDS HERSELF IN

A FORMER West Belfast careworker convicted of the ill-treatment of elderly patients at Kilwee Care Home in Dunmurry is to appear in court on January 5 after presenting herself to police on Monday night, having failed to attend court last week for sentencing. Lisa Cullen from Lagmore Dale was convicted of eight counts of ill-treating […]

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