Archive | News RSS feed for this section

Ardoyne directory puts community on the map

A new directory for Ardoyne listing the wide range of community and youth groups has been published to help local people access support and give families ideas of activities available. Drawn up by Ardoyne Youth Enterprise (AYE) and funded by Urban Villages, the directory is described as ‘a guide to what’s on, where and when’ […]

Read More Comments Off on Ardoyne directory puts community on the map

Calls to end vandalism at St Gemma’s School

VANDALISM to the old St Gemma’s School has resurfaced after a number of windows were smashed. Local youths were spotted on rooftops and inside the derelict building at around 8pm last Monday evening with significant damage caused to windows and the front door. The site on Ardilea Street has been plagued with vandalism ever since […]

Read More Comments Off on Calls to end vandalism at St Gemma’s School

PAY AND YOU’RE OK: TOP DEALERS LEFT OFF LIST OF SHAME

  THE TOP local drug pushers have been left off a threat list circulated in nationalist areas of North Belfast, leading to speculation the kingpins are paying taxes to the shadowy group behind the warnings. The document (right), which demands the people named come forward, was posted on social media and distributed in hard copy […]

Read More Comments Off on PAY AND YOU’RE OK: TOP DEALERS LEFT OFF LIST OF SHAME

’Murph families’ concern at possibility of ‘dirty deal’ between Foster and May

THE Ballymurphy Massacre families have hit out at the DUP-Tory ‘coalition of chaos’ and expressed their concern at the possibility of any new deal allowing special treatment for British soldiers or policement charged with historic crimes. Calls have been made for legislation to be put in place that would protect state forces from prosecution in […]

Read More Comments Off on ’Murph families’ concern at possibility of ‘dirty deal’ between Foster and May

Citizen Nobody making waves on music scene

HAVING released their debut album just over a month ago, Belfast rockers Citizen Nobody – who hail from the north and west of the city – have increasingly been appearing on the radar of music aficionados across the city. Glencairn’s David Cosby (vocalist/guitarist) and Beechmount lads Al Ó Donnghaile (drummer) and John McCann (bass guitarist), met […]

Read More Comments Off on Citizen Nobody making waves on music scene

UPRG-linked rep seeks info on PSNI firearms

A UPRG-linked member of the North Belfast Policing and Community Safety Partnership has sought to gain detailed knowledge of police firearms capability through written questions to the PSNI. In a series of questions obtained by the North Belfast News, Gerald Solinas, who sits as an independent member of the PCSP, but has previously been associated […]

Read More Comments Off on UPRG-linked rep seeks info on PSNI firearms