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Support for those dealing with autism

Belfast-based Parents’ Education as Autism Therapists (PEAT) is a parent-led charity that provides practical behaviour support to both parents of children with autism as well as professionals working with individuals who have autism. PEAT’s qualified behaviour analysts aim to empower parents with the knowledge of how to effectively understand and manage the behaviour of the […]

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Sumptuous Swilly at the Suffolk Inn

THE Swilly at the Suffolk Inn is one of the newest dining experiences in West Belfast having opened its doors only this year. Built in 1972, the popular Suffolk Road establishment is now in the safe hands of proprietor Tony Clarke with the view to bringing beautiful food at affordable prices to customers. The food […]

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Cross-party Stormont support for local artist’s project

WITH the Irish Language Act still a bone of contention at the Assembly, DUP, Sinn Féin and SDLP MLAs put their differences aside and came together at a recent ‘closed door’ launch at Stormont celebrate cultural equality of the Ulster Scots and Irish heritages and a shared future for the north through the vision of […]

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Local retailer rallies to the aid of the homeless

A SOUTH Belfast retailer has held a coffee morning in order to raise vital funds for the Welcome Organisation. The Welcome Organisation delivers a range of support services to people who are homeless or vulnerable and at risk of homelessness. The services include a drop-in centre, day and night street outreach services and crisis accommodation […]

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Man Utd fans (and others): recognise this 1970s picture?

THE author of a new book on Manchester United has appealed to Andersonstown News readers to help him gather information on a picture used on the cover of his latest work – which he believes may have been taken in West Belfast. John White, who recently launched his book ‘Kicking Through the Troubles’, said his […]

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Historic and exciting new era underway at Trinity College

NORTH Belfast’s newest co-educational school officially opened its doors this week to welcome the beginning of a historic new era. Formed after the amalgamation of Little Flower and St Patrick’s College, Trinity College welcomed 1,300 students across its Antrim Road and Somerton Road sites. Excitement has been building in North Belfast since the birth of […]

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