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Big house a cold house for voters

I picked up a leaflet at Stormont produced by the Assembly Information Service entitled ‘Your Assembly; Working for you’ which got me thinking about the Assembly and its impact on society.

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Friends get on their bike for Janine

The bereaved partner of a much loved colleague at the Belfast Media Group has completed an epic bike tour of Nevada in her memory.

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Cadet-gate rages amongst the councillors

Belfast City Council’s monthly meeting isn’t a whole lot of fun at the best of times. Lets just say some of our esteemed local reps enjoy the sound of their own voices a tad too much. I’ve often thought an Oscar-style time limit should be introduced, where loud music is played when someone has talked over their allotted time slot.

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Turning the coal of broken hearts into diamonds of beauty

This is what you might call a partitioned book (not to be confused with a partitionist book). It exists as a separate entity, but added to the art exhibition, Tears in the Rain recently showing at the Golden Threads Gallery, Great Patrick Street, it forms a natural whole.

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Loyalist mobs will not deter pursuit of equality at City Hall

A North Belfast Sinn Féin councillor whose car was attacked by the loyalist mob at City hall on Monday night said they will “not be allowed to stop the progress on equality”.

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Cadet-gate rages amongst the councillors

Belfast City Council’s monthly meeting isn’t a whole lot of fun at the best of times. Lets just say some of our esteemed local reps enjoy the sound of their own voices a tad too much. I’ve often thought an Oscar-style time limit should be introduced, where loud music is played when someone has talked over their allotted time slot.

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