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Family’s gift of love to South Belfast park users

A BELFAST family who lost a loved one to heart attack at a sporting event have dug deep to help others by donating £6,000 to place defibrillators in nine local parks. Members of the Murphy family recently unveiled of one of the defibrillators in their local South Belfast park, Cherryvale. They also presented a £6,000 […]

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Public have their say on Ireland’s ugliest bridge

MEMBERS of the public have had their say on how they would like the new Finaghy bridge to look. A drop-in community engagement event was held in the Devenish on Tuesday where designs were on display and representatives from global engineering firm AECOM were on hand to discuss any structural concerns with local residents. Earlier […]

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Ardoyne and Marrowbone festival has something for all as the fun gets started

  THE nine-day Ardoyne and Marrowbone Community Festival gets underway (today) Friday 18th to Sunday 27th August. The action-packed programme includes soccer camps, health events, drama, music, arts, live music at the Pavilion, drive-in movies and street parties. Live music at the Pavilion, (Flax Centre car park) will include the fantastic ten-piece ska band DogHouse, […]

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Marie’s high hopes for Belfast

BELFAST is set to be the location for a new urban regeneration concept. The HALO project headed by Marie Macklin, who already have a thriving regeneration site in Kilmarnock, have their sights set on Belfast as a location for their next development. Marie has spent time in Belfast meeting with political, educational, community leaders, business […]

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Noreen follows in her daughter’s footsteps

AFTER picking up two first place titles at this year’s World Lyrical Dance Championships it did not seem that things could get much better for Turf Lodge dancer Chloe Montgomery. That was, of course, until her mum Noreen became the mummies world champion that same weekend. Having travelled to Stratford-Upon-Avon for the competition on July […]

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The laughter and the tears of Robin Williams

  ROBIN Williams: The Laughter and the Tears will be coming to the Roddy McCorley club next week after sold-out shows in the Felons during the opening weekend of Féile. From the brilliant Tread the Boards comes Kieron Magee’s emotional rollercoaster ride through the life of one of the most loved stars from TV and […]

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