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Ardoyne and Bone full of the Christmas spirit

CHRISTMAS bells will ring out across North Belfast this weekend as the Ardoyne and Marrowbone Christmas Festival comes to town. In partnership with Ardoyne Youth Club, Ardoyne Youth Enterprise (AYE), Ardoyne Association, Ignition and the Flax Trust, the Christmas Festival follows on from a successful summer festival in August. The free three-day event runs from […]

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Help us to help those who need it the most

THIS Christmas the Whiterock Children’s Centre have teamed up with the Belfast Media Group and Ulster Bank Andersonstown Road branch to help make the season a little bit brighter for those less fortunate. The Andersonstown News met with Deirdre Walsh, Manager of Whiterock Children’s Centre to find out how we can help. Deirdre said: “We […]

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Business and community in generous gesture to Hospice

R CITY project together with partners The Wall Group are celebrating raising £3800 for the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. The duo teamed up on Sunday, October 22 for a sponsored colour walk which saw people of all ages, shapes and sizes run, walk and jog around the route. Eco-friendly powdered paint was dispensed leaving all […]

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Trailblazers inspired by the landscape around them

TWO trailblazers from the interior design industry are teaming up with the Springfield Charitable Association (SCA) to design a “world class” space as part of its redevelopment of the former blood bank at Cupar Street. Based in Conway Mill, MANI Interior Design’s Nicola McArea and Martina Shields explained that their creative flair very much “comes […]

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Tree lights up to remember the departed this Christmas

THE annual PIPS Tree of Lights ceremony will take place on Sunday night (December 10) and the organisers have issued an open invitation for people to come along and show their support for families who have been bereaved through suicide. When PIPS opened its doors before Christmas 2003, one of the first symbolic acts the […]

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Rev Bill’s delight at funding for vital cross-community initiative

A PROJECT that helps young men who are at risk of entering the justice system has been awarded funding to help reach more people. Based at the 174 Trust, the youth project concentrates on confidence building activities alongside fostering cross community friendships. Hope for Youth NI has provided a funding package for the package which […]

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