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Investment top priority for Belfast residents

BELFAST residents have pinpointed attracting investment to Belfast as the top priority for the city. That’s according to the results of the 2017 Belfast Residents’ Survey conducted by Belfast City Council. Other high ranking priorities are improving people’s health and wellbeing, supporting our older people, improving safety, reducing crime and anti-social behavior, creating more jobs […]

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Now you can enjoy afternoon tea at the Balmoral Hotel

AFTERNOON TEA at the Balmoral Hotel is a treat not to be missed. Conveniently situated on the Blacks Road, the newly refurbished hotel packs the same punch as our major city centre hotels without the same high prices. Served in the plush, newly renovated lobby bar section of the hotel, afternoon tea is a fabulous mid-day […]

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New health and well-being festival springs up in West Belfast

A number of community organisations in the Upper Springfield area have come together to organise a ground-breaking new health and well-being festival.   Glór na Móna, Upper Springfield Youth Team, Newhill Youth Club and the Frank Cahill Resource Centre have collaborated to produce a packed programme of events.   Féile na gCloigíní Gorma is a […]

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Danny’s got a mountain to climb (or walk)

A TAXI driver from Dunmurry plans to raise money for a local cancer charity through his fundraising efforts taking place this weekend. Danny McCabe is urging people to come along and get involved in the Divis Mountain walk in aid of Marie Curie this Saturday morning, explaining he was inspired by a previous charity challenge. […]

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Foster ‘blonde’ remark sparks sexism row

A SEXISM row has erupted between the DUP and Sinn Féin after Arlene Foster described Michelle O’Neill as “an attractive blonde who’s never seen without her make-up”. The DUP leader made the comments in an interview with the Sunday Independent. Sinn Féin MLA Elisha McCallion has called on DUP leader Arlene Foster to withdraw what […]

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Matthew Fitzpatrick: Antrim star wins appeal

ANTRIM’S chances of upsetting the odds against Donegal in the Ulster Senior Football Championship have been boosted with the news that Matthew Fitzpatrick has successfully appealed his one-match suspension. The St John’s ace was set to miss the clash in Ballybofey later this month after being retrospectively banned following an alleged off-the-ball incident in the […]

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