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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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Distraction burglaries at the homes of pensioners linked

Police in Glengormley have appealed to the public to be vigilant after a number of distraction-type burglaries at pensioners’ homes in the past two weeks.

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Work set to start on eyesore path

AN EYESORE pathway in a Glengormley estate that’s been attracting gangs of drinkers and fly-tippers is to undergo a major clean-up in an effort to curb the problems there. The alleyway – which connects Mayfield Road and Hollybrook Crescent – has become overgrown and is being used as a gathering point for underage drinkers. It is […]

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Meeting learns of families’ pain

The only park in Western Europe divided by a wall because of community tensions will see a groundbreaking step toward normality tomorrow (Friday) when a gate between the two sides is officially opened.

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The safest barbecue in Belfast

Efforts to build a lasting peace between two North Belfast communities will continue this weekend with a cross-community fun and information day.

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