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Matthew Fitzpatrick: Antrim star wins appeal

ANTRIM’S chances of upsetting the odds against Donegal in the Ulster Senior Football Championship have been boosted with the news that Matthew Fitzpatrick has successfully appealed his one-match suspension. The St John’s ace was set to miss the clash in Ballybofey later this month after being retrospectively banned following an alleged off-the-ball incident in the […]

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Barney Roy to upset Guineas favourite Churchill

• Weekend Racing IT was winners galore last week for the PG as we hit six winners in last week’s Andersonstown News and North Belfast Newa and countless winners on our Facebook and Twitter social media outlets where we delivered a 72/1 winning trixie on Thursday night along with 20/1, 19/1 and 9/1 doubles on Friday […]

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Mark goes on the trail on mammoth fundraiser

A YOUNG father from Belfast is taking on the challenge of a lifetime in a bid to raise over £4,000 for local cancer charity, a second time around. After trekking the Great Wall of China in aid Cancer Fund for Children (CFC) in 2013, Mark Mead is lacing up his hiking boots once again to […]

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Hyde Park Dam public meeting cancelled

A PLANNED public meeting to discuss the draining of Hyde Park Dam due to take place this evening (Friday, April 21) has now been cancelled. The meeting had been organised by concerned local residents at the Academy Community Hub over the draining of the dam that is now the subject of a number of investigations […]

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Nelia finds help on the road to employment

A NORTH Belfast project is helping people across the city overcome their barriers to secure employment. Based at the Ashton Centre, the Belfast Works LEMIS+ Project seeks to target those without training and education, working collectively to deliver employment opportunities. One such beneficiary, Nelia Goncalves, moved to Belfast from Portugal in 2014 and got involved […]

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Parties react to snap general election

AFTER yesterday’s surprise move by Prime Minister Theresa May to call a general election, political leaders here have been reacting to the prospect of a fourth visit to the polls in just over a year. Talks to save devolution stalled before Easter with hopes of a deal fading and the prospect of a Westminster election […]

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