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Party leaders clash over identity

THE two biggest party leaders in the North have clashed over identity and the north’s future role in Europe. Sinn Fein’s northern leader Michelle O’Neill and DUP leader Arlene Foster were on stage together at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester when the war of words erupted. “The north isn’t British,” Mrs O’Neill responded when […]

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Family move furniture from home after threats

LOYALIST paramilitaries will not turn the clock back to 1969. That’s the message from Sinn Féin South Belfast MLA Máirtín Ó Muilleoir after a Catholic family returned to their home on the Ravenhill Road on Saturday to move furniture out after threats from the UVF. Last week the family, along with three other Catholic families […]

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Oscar Knox golf classic raises thousands of pounds for charity

THE annual Oscar Knox Cup golf challenge has raised over £20,000 for childhood cancer research. Champion boxers Carl Frampton and Jamie Conlan were among 180 golfers who took to the fairways last Friday at Fortwilliam Golf Club in aid of the cause. Local snooker professional Mark Allen lifted the trophy after a full day of […]

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St Patrick’s plan gets green light

PLANS for a brand new school for St Patrick’s Primary School have been given the green light by Belfast City Council. An application was submitted and approved at the Council’s Planning Committee on Tuesday night. Under the proposals, the existing buildings on the junior site at Churchill Street and senior site at Pim Street will […]

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IRA man killed in ‘ambush’

RECENTLY uncovered British military archives show that an IRA volunteer shot dead by the British army in 1972 was the victim of a planned ambush. 21-year-old Daniel McAreavey was shot and killed in disputed circumstances at the junction of Bosnia Street and Plevna Street in the lower Falls area by British soldiers following a blast […]

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10 years and counting for TLC

TENDER Loving Childcare (TLC) is celebrating their tenth anniversary offering childcare services to the North Belfast community and beyond. The Cavehill Road-based nursery offer an extensive childcare service including a nursery, playgroup and pick-up/drop-off service using their own minibus. Christine Singh, who runs the service explained more about Tender Loving Childcare (TLC). “We still have […]

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