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Bawnmore suspicious approach leads to three arrests

The PSNI have arrested three men after Bawnmore residents confronted passengers of a car who were accused of approaching a young boy in the area. The North Belfast News understands the alarm was first raised on Sunday afternoon with local people getting involved yesterday after the men returned to a car park at a retail […]

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Police ignored Orange assault and targeted photographer victim

A Belfast photographer assaulted at an Orange parade by marchers and subsequently prosecuted should in fact have been treated as the victim, according to a Police Ombudsman finding. But the report on the incident that took place in June 2014 at the contentious Whiterock Parade says that the PSNI officer who failed to investigate the […]

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School visitors impressed by innovations for Ardoyne boys

CAPACTIVE LEARNING: Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín and Gerry Kelly from Sinn Féin with classroom assistant Sharon Cairns, pupils Shea Maguire, Ryan O'Neill and Caiden Stewart and Principal Kevin McArevey at Holy Cross Boys School

Innovative methods of learning that have seen Holy Cross Boys’ School in Ardoyne ranked amongst the best primary schools in the north were put on display this week for a ministerial visit. Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín was joined by Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly for a tour of the school on Friday when they viewed […]

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Protesting parents win meeting with Bishop

SPEAKING OUT: Children and parents at a protest opposing plans to close Little Flower school and open a co-education replacement A group of concerned parents who marched on the North Belfast home of the Bishop of the Down and Connor have been granted an official meeting with him early next week. The parents, who are fighting […]

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North Belfast Labour man Abdo Thabeth rejects expulsion threat

He’s a Welshman of Yemeni extract who confesses to be “weird” looking but Abdo Thabet believes he can deliver some of the solutions to the problems of North Belfast. The Glengormley man is running in North Belfast in the Assembly elections for the Northern Ireland Labour Representation Committee – a group of local British Labour […]

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I Believe in Superheroes

Tribute to Mona McConnell, 1942-2016 I can’t remember when I stopped believing in superheroes. Perhaps when I was 13 or […]

MINDING SET FOR DOUBLE

It’s Irish Guineas weekend at the Curragh and in the hunt for a Guineas double is English 2000 winner Galileo […]

Rossa punter left gutted after one team does him out of a £246,000 windfall

MANCHESTER United killed our quad last Sunday in our quest to end the season on a high, but it wasn’t to […]

Eye of the Tiger!!!!!

Ok so we’ve already established one crucial fact regarding this Spar Craic 10k and that is that I detest running. […]

Here we go again…………..

I said I wasn’t doing it, there’s absolutely no way, not a chance of it, zero interest in doing that […]

Squinter: the autumn leaves are falling like flags

SO ANYWAY, there’s Squinter dandering along the Ormeau Road on Monday night, the dog at his side, looking up at […]