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Angel’ award goes to South Belfast dad

A SOUTH Belfast dad has been awarded at a ceremony honouring parents coping with stillbirth. Simon Salter won the ‘Tommy’s Angel Award’ as part of the baby charity’s national awards, now in their 22nd year. Simon and his wife experienced the stillbirth of their daughter, Isobel, in June 2015. Held at the Landmark Hotel in […]

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Ormeau anger over voter clinic snub

ORMEAU ROAD residents have been left out in the cold by an Electoral Office decision not to hold a community registration clinic at Shaftesbury Community and Recreation Centre. In previous years clinics were held to facilitate registration of prospective voters in the bustling lower Ormeau area. Speaking to the South Belfast News, Gerard Rice of […]

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PSNI launch murder investigation

Police in Belfast are continuing to appeal for witnesses following the murder of a father-of-two in Belfast city centre in the early hours of Sunday. 31-year-old Paul McCready from North Belfast died in hospital from injuries sustained in the altercation on Donegall Street at around 12.50am. A 30-year-old man who was arrested at the scene […]

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Oldpark collision: police say car had been stolen

THE PSNI say they still don’t know if a car involved in a serious crash on the Oldpark Road on Saturday morning was stolen. The main road had to be closed by police after the collision that left a number of people needing hospital treatment. An eyewitness told the North Belfast News that they saw […]

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Dancers raise funds for vital treatment

BIG-HEARTED punters dug deep on St Patrick’s day to help raise an astounding £1,000 to go towards the treatment for Lagmore woman Kellie McConville. Kellie was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bowel cancer in July last year, just months after her mother died of lung cancer. The 42-year-old mum-of-one has been undergoing innovative alternative […]

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Local schoolchildren spring into health at Girdwood

THE importance of health and wellbeing for children cannot be underestimated in today’s society. At Girdwood Community Hub recently over 150 pupils from schools across the city, including 30 pupils from Hazelwood Primary School, were invited to take part in a special event to promote the importance of a healthy lifestyle for young people. Hosted […]

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