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Rockfall at Cavehill as the earth moves

THIS is the massive rock that has fallen down Cavehill and partially blocked the one of the famous caves. And as these pictures taken this week show, there are cracks in the rocks right above the cave where there is the danger of another landslide. This lowest cave is relatively easily to climb into – […]

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Danny looks to hit the ground running at City Council

NEWLY co-opted Sinn Féin Councillor Danny Baker says he wants to make it his priority to engage with the young people of the Colin area while working on building upon relationships in Lagmore. The new Belfast councillor, who takes over the reins from CBS teacher David Bell, says that 2018 is already shaping up to […]

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West Belfast man’s novel tops charts

A BROODING crime thriller braiding together the political past and murky present of Belfast is taking the Kindle bestseller chart by storm with pen already being put to paper for a much anticipated sequel. Blood Will Be Born, written by former De La Salle College student Gary Donnelly marries the past and present day with […]

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Singing success comes to North Belfast schools

TWO North Belfast school choirs have combined to scoop a prestigious award at the recent Inaugural FISCA Gala Competition. Cliftonville Integrated Primary School, in partnership with pupils from Mercy Primary School performed at the recent Inter-Community School Choir competition at the City Hall. The partnership choir, consisting of ten pupils from each school, won ‘The […]

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After a lifetime of writing Jim has his stories published

A LENADOON pensioner has had a collection of his short stories and poetry published after a friend uncovered his collection and had them printed. ‘As I See Life’ is penned by 86-year-old Jim Cushnahan who began to immerse himself in his passion for writing to fill his lonely evenings after he moved to Australia in […]

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Bobby’s fundraising secures iPad for RVH

MONEY raised by a grateful New Lodge father has helped purchase an iPad for the immunology unit in the Royal Victoria Hospital. Bobby Fields’ son Robert suffers from anaphylaxis, a disease which leaves him vulnerable to allergic reactions and can be life-threatening. Robert first suffered an allergic reaction to nuts when he was just two […]

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