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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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Going cold turkey at the Roddy’s in January

FOLLOWING a sell-out run at the Roddy McCorley’s and The Mac Theatre, the duo behind The Terrible Tragedy of the Twinbrook Turkey will bring their hit show back to its Glen Road haunt for a string of dates in January. Gerard Jordan and Ciarán Nolan, the comedic partnership behind ’Em Two Balloons Theatre Company, told […]

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Newington and Crumlin Star chase Christmas silverware

NORTH Belfast soccer fans are in for a festive treat this Christmas with two top local teams battling it out for prestigious trophies. On Christmas morning Newington FC will take to the pitch against Linfield Swifts in the Steel and Sons Cup final at Seaview, while two days later, on Wednesday, December 27, Crumlin Star […]

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Andytown News comes to rescue of injured gull

‘Tis the season of goodwill – and the Andersonstown News played its part this week. It started with a near tragedy – a stricken seagull facing death after an accident – and ended with it being given a real chance of survival thanks to a big-hearted motorist. Reader Donna was driving on the Suffolk Road […]

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