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Residents in ‘receivership’ homes secure HE rights

Ardoyne residents living in homes formerly owned by a property company that went into receivership during the recession are a step closer to securing equal rights to Housing Executive tenants.

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Fears Mater may be swamped as City A&E shuts

A North Belfast pressure group has sought assurances from the head of the Belfast Trust that the Mater Hospital’s accident and emergency unit will not be overburdened by the closure of the A&E unit at the City Hospital.

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Hemmed-in residents vent their anger at NI Water

Residents of an Ardoyne street say they feel like they are trapped in their own homes because of ongoing roadworks blocking access.

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Disease of depression

There is rarely a week passes in this newspaper office where we do not speak to someone on the issue of mental health: terrified families; dedicated campaigners; overworked frontline staff or press officers for the bean counters, all are part and parcel of reporting in North Belfast.

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When myth and culture collide

PUMPKINS are being carved, decorations are going up and costumes decided upon as we prepared to celebrate October 31 – Halloween.In this reporter’s opinion you are never too old to get into the spirit of the season and seek out the most ghoulish costume imaginable, McPeake’s and Elliott’s were always two staples to visit before the Halloween balls at university.

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Invest NI in the dock again over West record

INVEST NI has come in for yet more criticism on its performance in West Belfast after new figures revealed that the area has come bottom of the league tables once again for the amount of financial assistance offered by the body – and total jobs generated by its Inward Investment projects.

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