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How Concern helps the business of survival

AS WELL as dealing with mothers who call into her clinic, Concern-supported Community Health Worker Venerande Miburo visits over 200 families monthly, primarily to check on their nutrition status, but of course the visits are a chance for much else to be discussed – professionally and socially. Take Renate Kamutako, a mother-of-nine who’s under the […]

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Jude ‘braves the shave’ for brother Reece

A SEVEN year-old boy from Glengormley has ‘braved the shave’ in aid of his older brother, who suffers from a rare form of leukemia. Eight-year old Reece Magill was diagnosed with the disease in May and brother Jude was determined to do something for his beloved brother. A total of £400 was raised for the […]

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Four arrested in West Belfast UDA probe

FOUR men have been arrested in North Belfast after a PSNI operation targeting the UDA in West Belfast. The two-day search and arrest operation was carried out by detectives from the PSNI’s Paramilitary Crime Taskforce. A total of 13 searches were carried out in North Belfast, Holywood and Portadown. Detective Inspector Heather Whoriskey said: “Police […]

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Schools and businesses close in anticipation of Ophelia

ALL schools, colleges and universities in Belfast are closed today as Ireland braces itself for ex-Hurricane Ophelia. When it reaches Ireland this morning, the category 3 storm will be at its most severe on Monday and will continue into Tuesday. While it had been forecast that the storm would hit the north of the country […]

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Cliftonville youngsters’ tribute to tragic Conan

YOUNG football players from Cliftonville Football Club have donated a signed Reds jersey to the family of popular Short Strand football coach, Conan Anderson. The 22-year-old died after suffering a head injury on a night out in Belfast city centre in February. Conan was a popular football coach, who worked with kids from Doyle FC, […]

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Police appeal after rocket launch and gun discovery in Dundrod

DETECTIVES from Serious Crime Branch are appealing for information following the discovery of an improvised rocket launcher and other terrorist-related articles at Budore Road in Dundrod. Police were made aware of a suspicious object in the area at around 5.30pm on Sunday (October 8) and an operation was immediately put in place to locate its […]

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