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Sean to ‘move a mile for muscles’

A YOUNG boy from West Belfast is doing his bit to raise money and awareness for muscular dystrophy. Nine-year-old Sean McKinney from Cullingtree Road is walking to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy UK. Sean was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy just before Christmas 2010. The muscular dystrophies (MD) are a group of inherited genetic conditions that […]

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Fire crews still in attendance at West Belfast blaze

MANAGEMENT at a West Belfast recycling plant say they are open for business today after a major blaze broke out at their premises yesterday afternoon. Seven appliances were called to Wastebeater Recycling on Blackstaff Road to deal with a “large quantity of rubbish on fire”. Huge clouds of black smoke hung over West Belfast as […]

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North Belfast man in toyland dreamland

A NORTH Belfast man has flown to Rhode Island after landing a dream opportunity at the famed Inventors Workshop. Ciaran Larkin, 33, landed his spot in the toy industry after attending the pitch event for toy designers. Independent product designer Ciaran has run his own design company – I Make Anything – since 2010, designing […]

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Work begins on derelict Maysfield site

WORK has started on the refurbishment of the old Maysfield Leisure Centre site into office space for US business services conglomerate Concentrix. Concentrix is a global business services company with operations across six continents, with approximately 125 delivery centres. It has more than 90,000 employees servicing more than 450 clients in more than 40 languages. […]

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Caroline gets ready to hop aboard The Holy, Holy Bus

COMING off a four-week stint as the indomitable Maggie Muff in the final installment of the 50 Shades of Red, White and Blue trilogy, actress Caroline Curran tells me she is more than ready to board The Holy, Holy Bus, soon to park up at the Grand Opera House. Written by Lenadoon scribe Pearse Elliott, […]

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26-year-old West Belfast man charged with attempted murder

A West Belfast man has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a 23-year-old man in the Whiterock area. 26-year-old Conor Paul Montgomery, from Glenkeen in Poleglass, is accused of stabbing 23-year-old Ryan Conlon close to a children’s playpark at Brittons Parade on Saturday evening. Mr Montgomery faces a single charge of attempted […]

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