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Jude ‘braves the shave’ for brother Reece

A SEVEN year-old boy from Glengormley has ‘braved the shave’ in aid of his older brother, who suffers from a rare form of leukemia. Eight-year old Reece Magill was diagnosed with the disease in May and brother Jude was determined to do something for his beloved brother. A total of £400 was raised for the […]

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Four arrested in West Belfast UDA probe

FOUR men have been arrested in North Belfast after a PSNI operation targeting the UDA in West Belfast. The two-day search and arrest operation was carried out by detectives from the PSNI’s Paramilitary Crime Taskforce. A total of 13 searches were carried out in North Belfast, Holywood and Portadown. Detective Inspector Heather Whoriskey said: “Police […]

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Cliftonville youngsters’ tribute to tragic Conan

YOUNG football players from Cliftonville Football Club have donated a signed Reds jersey to the family of popular Short Strand football coach, Conan Anderson. The 22-year-old died after suffering a head injury on a night out in Belfast city centre in February. Conan was a popular football coach, who worked with kids from Doyle FC, […]

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Mercy College boys are still on the ball

THE link between education and good health is key – and one North Belfast school is going that extra mile to increase participation in sport. Mercy College earlier this month accepted Year 8 boys for the first time and to celebrate the news, the school is investing further in a unique sport project. First introduced […]

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Party leaders clash over identity

THE two biggest party leaders in the North have clashed over identity and the north’s future role in Europe. Sinn Fein’s northern leader Michelle O’Neill and DUP leader Arlene Foster were on stage together at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester when the war of words erupted. “The north isn’t British,” Mrs O’Neill responded when […]

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Oscar Knox golf classic raises thousands of pounds for charity

THE annual Oscar Knox Cup golf challenge has raised over £20,000 for childhood cancer research. Champion boxers Carl Frampton and Jamie Conlan were among 180 golfers who took to the fairways last Friday at Fortwilliam Golf Club in aid of the cause. Local snooker professional Mark Allen lifted the trophy after a full day of […]

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