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Noreen follows in her daughter’s footsteps

AFTER picking up two first place titles at this year’s World Lyrical Dance Championships it did not seem that things could get much better for Turf Lodge dancer Chloe Montgomery. That was, of course, until her mum Noreen became the mummies world champion that same weekend. Having travelled to Stratford-Upon-Avon for the competition on July […]

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Reader solves the mystery of missing Heron sculpture

AN eagle-eyed reader of the North Belfast News has solved the mystery of the missing Throne Wood heron that had stumped the local PSNI. Last week an appeal was issued by the force after the large sculpture, that had been designed by a local artist along with school children, was removed from its perch in […]

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‘Rave’ organiser promises more events at interface

  THE organiser of a music festival in North Belfast says he will continue to hold dance music events and accused his detractors of fearing a local movement that unites Catholics and Protestants. John Clarke from Rehabilitate Youth Ireland said he is willing to meet with residents over any issues they have regarding last Friday’s […]

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Final weekend of Féile begins

  FÉILE an Phobail is set to close this year’s festivities with a fabulous weekend of events. Following on from another successful jam-packed first week, this weekend sees Féile coming to a close with the last events being held in West Belfast venues – and further afield. Tonight (Thursday) sees fun and frolics in the Devenish […]

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Big-hearted shoppers from North Belfast digging deep for Trócaire

OVERSEAS development charity Trócaire has praised the generosity of people in Belfast for their response to the hunger crisis in east Africa. Kevin Donnelly said they have been overwhelmed by the response after the charity accepted a donation from North Belfast business Fortwilliam Greengrocers who held a fundraising campaign over the last six months. “On behalf […]

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Two cars set alight as New Lodge marks internment

TWO cars were set alight and one petrol bomb was thrown at police in the New Lodge as bonfires were lit to mark the anniversary of internment. North Queen Street was closed for a time after a car and a bin was set on fire. After weeks of a cat and mouse game between New […]

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