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Sans Souci residents oppose further student accomodation

Residents in a South Belfast street have called on Queen’s University to change plans to build accommodation there , saying they are fearful of becoming “another Holyland” if an influx of students was to take place.

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‘No surprise’ at critical Helm report

A South Belfast community worker has said he is not surprised a local housing association that delayed a £1 million social housing scheme in the Markets for nearly two years has been criticised for “significant and substantial failings”.

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Playwright’s hostel experience relived on the stage

The city of Belfast has always had a rich supply of creative talent but it has only been in recent years that talent in working class areas has had the chance to have a real go at making a career out its gifts.

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Residents eager for rescheduled meeting

A South Belfast residents’ association has hit out at the environment minister for not rearranging a meeting to discuss planning issues in the local area after he cancelled it before Christmas. The South Belfast Residents’ Group, which represents different residents’ associations across the south of the city, had a meeting with Alex Attwood arranged for […]

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Another sweet gig for sugar sculptor

SOUTH Belfast “sugar sculptor” Brendan Jamison has landed another ‘sweet’ gig having his unique art displayed in at Number 10 Downing Street.

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International support for Irish Language Act at ‘boiling point’

CALLS for an Irish Language Act are reaching “boiling point” according to Belfast-based advocacy group POBAL.

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