Archive | May, 2017

Leading suicide prevention group comes south

MENTAL health and suicide prevention charity PIPS have opened up a new outreach clinic on Donegall Pass, expanding their services to South Belfast. The new PIPS office (Public Initiative for Prevention of Suicide and self-harm) will be based in the CRI building (Cromac Regeneration Initiative) at 165 Donegall Pass near the junction with the Ormeau […]

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Malone residents: ‘Stop ignoring us’

RESIDENTS of Malone have called for new developments to be better regulated in line with Conservation Area requirements. New developments are appearing with no parking facilities, with the result that residents are being hit with a large increase in on-street parking. And locals are also concerned about the gradual loss of precious green spaces. Speaking […]

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Filmmaker makes appeal for Milltown witnesses

A DOCUMENTARY maker is appealing to readers who witnessed the Milltown Massacre of 1988 to come forward and share their stories for an ‘all inclusive’ documentary marking the 30th anniversary of the killings. In March 1988, during the funerals of three West Belfast IRA volunteers – Sean Savage, Dan McCann and Mairead Farrell – shot dead […]

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Drugs battle: I want my life back says Jack

JACK Brennan looks like an average teenager. He is dressed in the latest fashion, his hair is well groomed and he is immaculately turned out. The 19-year-old from the Glen Road is extremely well spoken and has impeccable manners. However, for several years now Jack has been an addict. Speaking to the Andersonstown News Jack […]

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Rosemount House celebrates ten years in the community

A NORTH Belfast outreach centre which helps people suffering from addictions is celebrating the tenth anniversary of opening on the Antrim Road. Rosemount House first opened its doors at Rosemount Gardens in April 1988 before relocating to its current location in May 2007. The building now boasts 20 en-suite bedrooms, a games room, large communal […]

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We watch drug deal in broad daylight

CONCERNS have been raised after needles and other drugs paraphernalia were found close to Alexandra Park. The items were discovered at a house under construction in Parkside Gardens, close to the Alexandra Avenue entrance to the park last Monday afternoon. This reporter and our photographer witnessed a deal taking place in broad daylight when we […]

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