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Tiernan’s appeal to thoughtless drivers

A WEST Belfast teenager has appealed for drivers to park on the roads instead of parking over tactile paving that has been installed at junctions for the blind and visually impaired. 13-year-old Norglen lad Tiernan Devine was born at 24 weeks weighing only 1lb 3oz. Throughout his life Tiernan has suffered various medical difficulties and […]

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Malone College lad makes New York debut

A FORMER Malone College pupil is set to make his theatrical debut on the New York stage. 20-year-old Joseph Jones is starring in ‘Christ Detained by the Department of Homelands Security’ at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre. Written by Anthony P Pennino as part of the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, the play follows […]

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UVF Flags: New MP visits area

FACING her first controversy after being elected the new MP for South Belfast, the DUP’s Emma Little Pengelly has responded to the erection of UVF flags at a mixed housing estate in the Cregagh/Ravenhill area by saying she has found no demand for them to be removed. The UVF flags and various union flags were […]

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Calls to end vandalism at St Gemma’s School

VANDALISM to the old St Gemma’s School has resurfaced after a number of windows were smashed. Local youths were spotted on rooftops and inside the derelict building at around 8pm last Monday evening with significant damage caused to windows and the front door. The site on Ardilea Street has been plagued with vandalism ever since […]

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Citizen Nobody making waves on music scene

HAVING released their debut album just over a month ago, Belfast rockers Citizen Nobody – who hail from the north and west of the city – have increasingly been appearing on the radar of music aficionados across the city. Glencairn’s David Cosby (vocalist/guitarist) and Beechmount lads Al Ó Donnghaile (drummer) and John McCann (bass guitarist), met […]

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UPRG-linked rep seeks info on PSNI firearms

A UPRG-linked member of the North Belfast Policing and Community Safety Partnership has sought to gain detailed knowledge of police firearms capability through written questions to the PSNI. In a series of questions obtained by the North Belfast News, Gerald Solinas, who sits as an independent member of the PCSP, but has previously been associated […]

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