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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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Malone House exhibition paints a telling picture of life in wake of brain surgery

AN art exhibition which aims to raise awareness for the brain tumour charities Brainwaves NI and Brain Tumour Research UK is currently under way at Malone House. The ‘All That Remains’ exhibition will be on display at the Higgins Gallery until June 3 and features a range of artwork from the Studio 23 art collective. […]

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Now you can enjoy afternoon tea at the Balmoral Hotel

AFTERNOON TEA at the Balmoral Hotel is a treat not to be missed. Conveniently situated on the Blacks Road, the newly refurbished hotel packs the same punch as our major city centre hotels without the same high prices. Served in the plush, newly renovated lobby bar section of the hotel, afternoon tea is a fabulous mid-day […]

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Danny’s got a mountain to climb (or walk)

A TAXI driver from Dunmurry plans to raise money for a local cancer charity through his fundraising efforts taking place this weekend. Danny McCabe is urging people to come along and get involved in the Divis Mountain walk in aid of Marie Curie this Saturday morning, explaining he was inspired by a previous charity challenge. […]

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SDLP man objects to North Belfast team at Balmoral soccer pitch

THE proposed relocation of a successful North Belfast football team to South Belfast has led to warnings from an SDLP councillor. In a letter distributed by Donal Lyons to homes near the King’s Hall, he says he is concerned that Crumlin Star FC’s move to use the Strangford Avenue playing fields for their home fixtures […]

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Foster ‘blonde’ remark sparks sexism row

A SEXISM row has erupted between the DUP and Sinn Féin after Arlene Foster described Michelle O’Neill as “an attractive blonde who’s never seen without her make-up”. The DUP leader made the comments in an interview with the Sunday Independent. Sinn Féin MLA Elisha McCallion has called on DUP leader Arlene Foster to withdraw what […]

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