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Local Hindu community get first chance to mark an important religious festival in city

The local Hindu community has marked its most significant festival with major celebrations in South Belfast.

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Area ‘swamped’ with posters

A South Belfast community is being “plagued” by an abundance of fly-posting promoting bars and clubs there, a local councillor has said. Cathy Curran from the Alliance Party said the streets of Stranmillis were “out of control” with the posters, which are plastered over lampposts and walls in the area, and advertise a range of […]

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Cops remain tight-lipped on frequency of patrols in park

Police continue to refuse to reveal the amount of patrols that take place in Ormeau Park, despite a local District Policing Partnership (DPP) meeting disclosing the PSNI have been called to 18 incidents there since the start of the year.

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Blanketmen reunion a huge success as former comrades flock to massive event

There were emotional scenes at the weekend as hundreds of former blanketmen met in West Belfast – many for the first time since leaving the H-Blocks. It was the biggest gathering of blanketmen since they suffered together in Long Kesh during those dark days of 1976 to 1981.

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Thief helps himself to charity box cash

THIS is the moment a heartless thief helped himself to money raised at a West Belfast bar in aid of a local cancer charity.In shocking CCTV footage shown to the Andersonstown News, a man wearing a grey hooded top is caught red-handed by security cameras

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Local dancers go down a storm in London

A group of local dancers travelled to a prestigious London stage school recently to take part in a week-long series of master classes taught by top industry professionals.

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