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On the ready for more festival clues this weekend

We have  just under four weeks to go to Cheltenham 2017 and festival fever is already starting to hit local punters. A few betting clues were got at the weekend for a few festival races and the mighty Alitor is now 3-1 on with Sean Graham for the Arkle after sauntering home at Newbury. On the same […]

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Fare play to big-hearted taximen

A GRANDFATHER and his friends have raised almost £1000 for South Belfast Charity Sólás as his grandson awaits diagnoses for autism. Taximen Jackie Stirling and his pal Sandy Ward held a 70s and 80s fancy dress disco in the Westbourne Glentoran Supporters club at the end of January, raising £905. “I used to be a […]

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Bedford Street hotel vision expanded

THE owners of the Europa Hotel have dramatically increased the scale of their plan for a new complex on the site of the Windsor House high-rise in Bedford Street. Announcing their vision of the new hotel, office, retail and hospitality complex in 2015, the Hastings Group envisioned 200 rooms for the hotel. But now a […]

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Queen’s warning over herbal supplements

MANY herbal supplements contain hidden pharma-ceutical ingredients that could be causing serious health risks, according to a Queen’s University expert. Emeritus Professor Duncan Burns, a forensically experienced analytical chemist from the Institute for Global Food Security, has been working with a team of specialists on a peer-reviewed paper to examine the detection of illegal ingredients […]

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Bombay night will aid women’s India efforts

TWO big-hearted Belfast women are doing their bit to ensure that the women of New Delhi have a better standard of life. Roisin McDonough and Noirin McKinney will be travelling to New Delhi in March along with a team of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity NI Women’s Build, Delhi. Speaking to Daily Belfast Roisin said: […]

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Get on Tyrone at 4/1 to top Division One

THE GAA begins in earnest this weekend with the start of the National Football Leagues with everyone seemingly playing catch-up to the all- conquering Dubs. The reigning All-Ireland and National League champions are 5/4 to retain their Division One title and it will take something special to deny Jim Gavin’s men this season. Yet, the […]

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