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Malone College lad makes New York debut

A FORMER Malone College pupil is set to make his theatrical debut on the New York stage. 20-year-old Joseph Jones is starring in ‘Christ Detained by the Department of Homelands Security’ at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre. Written by Anthony P Pennino as part of the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, the play follows […]

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UVF Flags: New MP visits area

FACING her first controversy after being elected the new MP for South Belfast, the DUP’s Emma Little Pengelly has responded to the erection of UVF flags at a mixed housing estate in the Cregagh/Ravenhill area by saying she has found no demand for them to be removed. The UVF flags and various union flags were […]

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Sensational Burnett defies early injury to claim IBF bantamweight crown

BELFAST toasted its latest world boxing champion at the SSE Arena on Saturday night as Ryan Burnett defeated Lee Haskins to claim the IBF bantamweight title. The North Belfast man produced a sensational performance to dominate the defending champion from start to finish although this seemingly didn’t win the approval of American judge, Clark Sammartino, […]

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Leading suicide prevention group comes south

MENTAL health and suicide prevention charity PIPS have opened up a new outreach clinic on Donegall Pass, expanding their services to South Belfast. The new PIPS office (Public Initiative for Prevention of Suicide and self-harm) will be based in the CRI building (Cromac Regeneration Initiative) at 165 Donegall Pass near the junction with the Ormeau […]

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Malone residents: ‘Stop ignoring us’

RESIDENTS of Malone have called for new developments to be better regulated in line with Conservation Area requirements. New developments are appearing with no parking facilities, with the result that residents are being hit with a large increase in on-street parking. And locals are also concerned about the gradual loss of precious green spaces. Speaking […]

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Investment top priority for Belfast residents

BELFAST residents have pinpointed attracting investment to Belfast as the top priority for the city. That’s according to the results of the 2017 Belfast Residents’ Survey conducted by Belfast City Council. Other high ranking priorities are improving people’s health and wellbeing, supporting our older people, improving safety, reducing crime and anti-social behavior, creating more jobs […]

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