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Antrim response to Louth reversal will tell the story: Niblock

ANTRIM’S response to their four-point defeat to Louth in the Division Four final on Saturday will prove the first real test of the squad’s mentality, according to captain Kevin Niblock. The Saffrons earned promotion and qualified for last weekend’s decider in Croke Park with a seven-game unbeaten run throughout their Division Four campaign, which included […]

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Tommy’s cracking up – and so is his building by the look of things

A man living in a sheltered housing development in North Belfast says serious questions need to be asked about the structural integrity of a building housing up to 36 residents after he uncovered a five-and-a-half-inch-deep crack in his wall. Tommy Flanagan said that he has serious concerns about his safety and the safety of other […]

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Author on track to bring novels home

A South Belfast author has chosen the Glens of Antrim as the setting for his latest best selling historic romance. Colin McAlpin, originally from the Shore Road in North Belfast and now living in Carryduff, is set to release ‘Santa Fe Sisters’ locally, having initially released most of his titles across the Atlantic. Well known […]

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Dam nightmare: group plan to turn things round

Back in February the Andersonstown News reported how local residents were at their “wits’ end” as anti-social behaviour at the Springfield Dam threatened to spiral out of control. The former beauty spot has become a hotspot for young people to congregate, causing a massive headache for nearby residents. However, plans are now being put in […]

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Big-hearted young people prompted into action by tragic deaths of homeless in the city

SEVERAL young people from a Belfast based community group have teamed up with the Simon Community to offer a hand and do what they can to help the homeless. Members of West Belfast-based Glen Community Youth Group have launched a “clothes drive” to collect any items of new or rarely worn clothes that will be […]

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Presbyterians living the Gospel as they offer hope to North Belfast unemployed

A job club established by two Presbyterian churches in North Belfast is offering unemployed people support in their attempts to get back into work. The club, based at the top of the Cavehill Road in a former estate agent’s office, has been running from January and volunteer Trevor Long said their door is always open […]

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