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Barrier erected after 1988 shooting to be reopened

Residents of a North Belfast street have tentatively welcomed the proposed reopening of an interface barrier that has blocked access to their street for over 20 years. It was announced on Friday (September 16) that the barrier at Newington Street would be reopened during the day after traffic calming measures were put in place. Justice […]

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Council to gauge local opinion on Girdwood ‘community hub’ plans

The proposed new ‘community hub’ at the former Girdwood barracks site should be part of a wide-ranging development to address housing and leisure inequalities, a local councillor has said. Belfast City Council last week announced plans to create a multi-use building on part of the Crumlin Road site with leisure facilities, a café, community garden […]

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Children flee scene after attacks on firefighters

Children as young as ten years old are risking people’s lives by attacking fire crews called to emergencies, a local fire chief has warned.

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Church to welcome back ‘lost parishioners’

A LOCAL parish will be extending a heartfelt ‘Fáilte Ar Ais’ to the faithful this weekend as it prepares to host a series of welcome back Masses.

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Lucky escape after car crashes into home

THE MOTHER of a disabled child and a five-month-old baby has told of how death-drivers cheered when she looked out the window to find they had smashed into the front garden of her home. Shauneen Kane, 26, was speaking to the Andersonstown News after the shocking incident, which took place in the early hours of […]

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‘Cop-out’ over missing manholes

A LOCAL councillor has accused NI Water of a “cop out” over the replacement of 22 stolen manhole covers at the Sally Gardens Community Centre.

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