Archive | March, 2017

Oldpark collision: police say car had been stolen

THE PSNI say they still don’t know if a car involved in a serious crash on the Oldpark Road on Saturday morning was stolen. The main road had to be closed by police after the collision that left a number of people needing hospital treatment. An eyewitness told the North Belfast News that they saw […]

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Dancers raise funds for vital treatment

BIG-HEARTED punters dug deep on St Patrick’s day to help raise an astounding £1,000 to go towards the treatment for Lagmore woman Kellie McConville. Kellie was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bowel cancer in July last year, just months after her mother died of lung cancer. The 42-year-old mum-of-one has been undergoing innovative alternative […]

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Death drivers crash into nursery

THE PSNI have been urged to ‘take control’ after death drivers ploughed a stolen vehicle into a nursery school in the lower Falls in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Children, parents and staff were shocked when they arrived to find the destruction, including the burnt out wreck, at the entrance of St Peter’s Nursery […]

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Promotion the prize on offer for Saffrons

Allianz National Hurling League Division 2A Final Antrim v Carlow  (Saturday, 3pm, Newry)    PROMOTION to Division1B of the National Hurling League is the prize on offer for Antrim’s hurlers at Newry on Saturday when the Saffrons take on Carlow. The sides met earlier in the campaign at Netwatch Cullen Park with that game finishing […]

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Local schoolchildren spring into health at Girdwood

THE importance of health and wellbeing for children cannot be underestimated in today’s society. At Girdwood Community Hub recently over 150 pupils from schools across the city, including 30 pupils from Hazelwood Primary School, were invited to take part in a special event to promote the importance of a healthy lifestyle for young people. Hosted […]

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MLA shocked by child sex figures

SOUTH Belfast Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw has expressed shock after new figures revealed five child sex offences are recorded every day here. Police said 1,809 sex crimes against children were reported here last year, the highest ever level, and up five per cent on the previous year. A total of 777 crimes were recorded against […]

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