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CS spray used by police on Travellers’ site

THE Police Ombudsman’s office has confirmed it is investigating an incident at a Travellers’ site on the Glen Road in which PSNI officers used CS spray on a group of Travellers including a heavily pregnant woman and a six-month-old baby

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‘No offence intended’ by ‘unwashed’ remark

DUP Councillor Christopher Stalford told the Andersonstown News that he “did not intend to cause offence” after labelling West Belfast councillors “the great unwashed”.

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Ice-cream wars: No decision on another poke van for West

EVEN THE subject of ice cream failed to cool tempers at Belfast City Council this week during a row over licensing for West Belfast during which our local councillors were dubbed “the great unwashed”.

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Bradbury Place resident hits out at police response to device

A South Belfast man who lives opposite where a viable explosive device was found at the weekend has criticised the police response to the incident, claiming the item was left unattended for four hours as the general public walked and drove by it.

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Brave soles go for firewalking record

Brave soles from across Belfast are signing up thick and fast to walk on fire to raise money for a suicide prevention charity – and write themselves into the record books.

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Mum content with Ford meeting

A bereaved mother who told the justice minister of her heartbreak over the sentence handed down to her daughter’s killer said he was “almost in tears of sympathy” after meeting her.

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