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Open air gym a first for city

LOCALS in Sandy Row could soon be pumping iron LA style, with Belfast’s first ever outdoor gym aiming to be open next April.

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Campaigners unlock the key to alley security in area

MORE South Belfast streets are set to be included in the alley gating scheme, much to the relief of local residents. Residential areas off the Lisburn Road are expected to be granted the gates, which block alleys at the rear of homes, allowing access for householders only. These include Great Northern Street, Northbrook Street and Fane Street, which together run adjacent to the Lisburn Road

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Cancer survivor’s message of hope to disease sufferers

BEING told you have cancer is one of the hardest messages a person has to come to terms with, and for North Belfast nurse Carol Ann Creagh this was certainly the case. Many deal with this traumatic period of their life in different ways, and sadly, for many this period is also the last stretch of their life. However Carol decided to write a journal of her cancer experience, which has recently been published as the emotional memoir ‘Angels Under My Bed’.

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Smokin’s affinity with local boxers

A North Belfast boxing coach has paid tribute to his close friend and legend of the ring, ‘Smokin’’ Joe Frazier who passed away earlier this week.

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DPP chair blames admin errors

The chair of the South Belfast sub-group of the District Policing Partnership (DPP) has defended the body after we revealed it had failed to meet half its targets set by the Policing Board this year. Two weeks ago, the SBN told how the sub-group was unsuccessful in following seven of the 14 guidelines in the […]

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ArtTank rolls back onto arts scene after six month closure

WITH the recent sad demise of the Ormeau Baths Gallery, artists in South Belfast will be pleased to hear of the return of an old haunt to fill the cultural void.

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