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Truth and justice, that’s all we ask

With reference to the article in the North Belfast News on September 10, ‘Massacre Anniversary Plans Gathering Pace’: The family of Kathleen Irvine, killed in McGurk’s Bar on December 4, 1971 would like it to be known that we do not have anything to do with the fundraising event or the asking of monetary funds […]

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Shameful behaviour

The British government should hang its head in shame at the treatment of British ex-service personnel.  On the one hand it praises their dedication and bravery, while on the other hand it refuses to adequately support those injured while serving their country   (‘Maimed Para’s Payout Halved’).  The most seriously wounded soldier to survive injuries in […]

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Well done to all involved in Finley Park refurbishment

Have just read in last week’s edition of the refurbishment and opening of the playground at Finlay Park on the Whitewell Road. Very well done to all the statutory bodies and local groups for they must have moved mountains to ensure this happened. I was at a meeting called Save Our Park and, excluding the […]

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Clarification by the RNU over petition

On behalf of the Republican Network for Unity (RNU), I would like to clarify a number of points regarding a recent petition in the Newington and Parkside areas, after a number of misleading texts were published in the North Belfast News. RNU activists consulted the Newington/Parkside community about our organisation wanting to erect a new […]

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Disgusted mum

Just want to let people know that an 11-yr-old boy and three young girls were assaulted by five 16- and 17-yr-old lads on Thursday night in the Deerpark Road. The young boy was beaten with sticks by the crowd who had come up from Glenbryn. The PSNI were called but we were informed that they […]

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Anxious mum

Is there ever going to be a club for the children aged 6 -16 of Carlisle to go to? I know there is the Grey Gables and the Star but all we have is an after-school club in NQS for the kids to go to. I’m not trying to get my kids minded, it’s just […]

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