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Double success for Sinn Féin reps at Belfast Pride awards

NORTH Belfast Sinn Féin representatives were honoured at the 2017 Pride awards for their work with the LGBT community. Mary Ellen Campbell was awarded the PA Mag Lochlainn Memorial Award – Pride’s highest honour – and the Political Advocacy Award, while Carál Ní Chuilín claimed the People’s Choice award. Speaking to the North Belfast News, […]

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Dance for your rights

IRISH language campaigners are sending out an invitation to the wider community to join them for a mega party during Féile an Phobail. As part of Féile, An Dream Dearg have announced a Dioscó Dearg will take place on  Saturday August 5 at the Devenish. Top bands from the Irish language and Irish traditional music […]

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North Belfast ‘one of the loneliest areas’

    NORTH Belfast has been identified as ‘one of the loneliest areas of the UK’ by the the British Red Cross. The charity found that North Belfast was one of 39 areas where help is needed the most. The North Belfast Community Connector service will tackle loneliness and social isolation in the area. The […]

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‘Wigsters’ are now best salon in north

A LOCAL hairdressers has been crowned Best Hair Salon in the north, a year on from winning a similar award for West Belfast.  Wigs & Wags, based in the Upper Springfield, has been in business for six years. The salon won ‘Best Hair Salon 2016’ in the first ever Best of The West Awards. “Last […]

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Falls Park Masterplan is forging ahead

WORK is well and truly under way to make the Falls Park/ City Cemetery Masterplan a reality. The £6 million investment in the park, City Cemetery and surrounding areas aims to provide better facilities for the local community and make the area more attractive, safe and welcoming for everyone. Councillor Stevie Corr, who chairs the […]

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A night of song, story and poetry

Cuba, Ireland and The International Revolution, will be discussed next Wednesday July 26 in Gael-Ionad Mhic Goill, the next in the series of events held by The Ballymurphy Republican History Project. The Ballymurphy Republican History Project is a community education initiative, which seeks to mark the centenary of the first republican hunger striker, Thomas Ashe, […]

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