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Closing time causes frustration

Milltown Cemetery’s new closing time is causing some frustration in the community.Several people contacted the Andersonstown News to express concern over the new closing time of 3.30pm.

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One week to go if you want to break that firewalk record

There’s just over a week to go before over one hundred courageous firewalkers attempt to break the Irish record for walking on flames – and raise vital funds for a local suicide awareness charity.

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Concern over man found in back garden

A MAN found unconscious in the back yard of a home in Beechmount on Sunday night may have attempted to take his own life, the Andersonstown News has been told.

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Signing up to buy local

THE Belfast Media Group is launching an online campaign to help support smaller businesses, as part of our new ‘Buy Local’ campaign.

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Blanketmen reunion a huge success as former comrades flock to massive event

There were emotional scenes at the weekend as hundreds of former blanketmen met in West Belfast – many for the first time since leaving the H-Blocks. It was the biggest gathering of blanketmen since they suffered together in Long Kesh during those dark days of 1976 to 1981.

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Thief helps himself to charity box cash

THIS is the moment a heartless thief helped himself to money raised at a West Belfast bar in aid of a local cancer charity.In shocking CCTV footage shown to the Andersonstown News, a man wearing a grey hooded top is caught red-handed by security cameras

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