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Economic package to target job creation in North

North Belfast is set for a multi-million pound makeover as Belfast City Council reveals a £150m investment package to regenerate the city. Leisure, community and economic projects across the north of the city are set to benefit from the mammoth cash injection over the next three years.

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Sister’s campaigning secures services for ‘suicide’ families

The sister of a North Belfast man who took his own life one year ago last Sunday (January 29) says her campaign to get better treatment for other families hasn’t been in vain.

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Anniversary vigil will commemorate massacre dead

A vigil to mark the 39th anniversary of the New Lodge Six massacre when six local people were killed by the British army will be held tomorrow night (Friday).

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Disabled man back on track after therapist’s visit

A disabled North Belfast man who hit out the health services for the length of time he has had to wait to see an occupational therapist said he is seeing light at the end of the tunnel after an OT visited his home this week. As reported in last week’s North Belfast News, Cavehill man […]

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Partially sighted man faces housebound nine weeks

A North Belfast man who has been confined to a wheelchair has hit out at the length of time he has to wait to see an occupational therapist. Cavehill man Malcolm McCormick has recently been discharged from hospital after being diagnosed with arthritis and gout in his leg, a situation that has left him wheelchair bound. The Evelyn Gardens, resident, who is also registered partially blind, has been confined to his flat because the wheelchair he was given by the hospital is too small for his needs.

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Tributes to Teresa

Tribute has been paid to a Whitewell woman who played a crucial role in the development of her local area following her death through illness last week. Teresa Knowles was on the board of the Greencastle Community Empowerment Partnership, which later became the groundbreaking cross community group Greater Whitewell Community Surgery.

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