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Concern greets latest plans for York Street block

REVISED plans for an already huge student apartment development on York Street that will see more units added is causing concern amongst residents living nearby. This week Lacuna Developments and the Wakin Jones Group announced the purchase of a site from another developer who had secured planning permission for an 11-storey building with 354 student […]

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It’s on yer bike for a sponsored spin cycle for South Africa trip

STAFF and young people from New Lodge Youth Centre recently have taken part in a sponsored spin cycle to raise much-needed funds to support a trip to South Africa later this year. The group are due to travel to Durban for two weeks in November, where they will help build a primary school and a […]

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Police release CCTV footage of missing Dean McIlwaine

POLICE have released CCTV footage of a missing Newtownabbey man who has not been seen since last Thursday. The footage shows 22-year-old Dean McIlwaine in a Spar store in the Jordanstown area of Newtownabbey on the day he went missing. On Monday night, hundreds of people gathered at Belfast City Hall to join in a […]

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Man found dead at Shaw’s Bridge remains unidentified

Police in South Belfast are appealing for help in identifying the body of a man found close to the Shaws Bridge area of the city on Friday afternoon Sergeant Mike White said: “We believe this gentleman may have gone missing 24 to 48 hours prior to Friday and we are asking the public to think […]

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Joy as Father Philip celebrates first Mass in St Oliver Plunkett

A FORMER Manchester United footballer from West Belfast who was ordained a priest at the weekend took part in his first mass. Father Philip Mulryne was ordained on Saturday by Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, O.P., who travelled from Rome for the occasion, in St Saviour’s Church in Dublin. The 39-year-old returned to celebrate a special […]

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Lagmore teenager left with fractured eye socket after attack at Dunmurry station

THE devastated mother of a 15-year-old Lagmore girl who has been left with a fractured eye socket after she was attacked with a brick on Saturday night has said that parents need to know where their children are. Clare Corr’s teenage daughter Lara McGlade was waiting with her friend on Saturday night at Dunmurry train […]

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