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Work set to start on eyesore path

AN EYESORE pathway in a Glengormley estate that’s been attracting gangs of drinkers and fly-tippers is to undergo a major clean-up in an effort to curb the problems there. The alleyway – which connects Mayfield Road and Hollybrook Crescent – has become overgrown and is being used as a gathering point for underage drinkers. It is […]

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Meeting learns of families’ pain

The only park in Western Europe divided by a wall because of community tensions will see a groundbreaking step toward normality tomorrow (Friday) when a gate between the two sides is officially opened.

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Peaceline debate hots up as Council debates removal

Residents in divided communities separated by peace walls should be consulted with first and foremost if they are to be removed, a North Belfast community group has said.

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I went through a dark tunnel, but I finally emerged

Due to the recent spate of suicides in North Belfast I feel compelled to write this letter. Let me begin by extending my deepest sympathy to all the families in North Belfast and further afield who have been touched by suicide. My own family have had their brush with suicide. It was me who was […]

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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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