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Families appeal for help with McGurk’s material

Families of the victims of the McGurk’s Bar massacre are holding a public meeting this Saturday (September 17) ahead of the fortieth anniversary of the atrocity later this year.

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Big turn-out at picket against hostel extension

Almost 200 people took part in a white line picket last week protesting against plans to extend a hostel that houses sex offenders.

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100s make their way to city centre to remember loved ones

Hundreds of people from North Belfast who have been affected by suicide came together at a range of events to mark World Suicide Prevention Day on Saturday.

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Families take campaign to the President’s front door

A group of North Belfast families devastated by the loss of loved ones to suicide have met with President Mary McAleese to share their stories and ask for her support in their campaign for better suicide awareness across the country.

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Suicide groups welcome ‘positive’ contact with Poots

The health Minister has echoed calls from North Belfast suicide awareness groups on the need for a cross-departmental approach to tackle the alarming rate of suicides here.

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SF assault on Dodds’ seat hit by shake-up

New proposals that would see three unionist electoral wards added to the North Belfast constituency area could end Sinn Féin’s dream of claiming the seat – but that prospect is not yet dead in the water, according to one local political commentator.

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