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Our Wildflower Alley is a hard act to follow as Belfast blooms

FLOWER power is about to sprout in communities around the city with the launch of the annual Belfast in Bloom event – with a successful South Belfast project having set the bar higher. The Council is launching its Belfast in Bloom competition offering awards in individual, community, allotment, and commercial categories to encourage everyone to […]

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Paula thinks South Belfast can be won for Alliance

WITH voters being asked to return to the polls for the fourth time in a year the South Belfast News met up with Alliance South Belfast candidate Paula Bradshaw. Paula has been selected by her party to run for the Westminster seat in the upcoming General Election. We met up with her at Alliance headquarters […]

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Matthew Fitzpatrick: Antrim star wins appeal

ANTRIM’S chances of upsetting the odds against Donegal in the Ulster Senior Football Championship have been boosted with the news that Matthew Fitzpatrick has successfully appealed his one-match suspension. The St John’s ace was set to miss the clash in Ballybofey later this month after being retrospectively banned following an alleged off-the-ball incident in the […]

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Barney Roy to upset Guineas favourite Churchill

• Weekend Racing IT was winners galore last week for the PG as we hit six winners in last week’s Andersonstown News and North Belfast Newa and countless winners on our Facebook and Twitter social media outlets where we delivered a 72/1 winning trixie on Thursday night along with 20/1, 19/1 and 9/1 doubles on Friday […]

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Mark goes on the trail on mammoth fundraiser

A YOUNG father from Belfast is taking on the challenge of a lifetime in a bid to raise over £4,000 for local cancer charity, a second time around. After trekking the Great Wall of China in aid Cancer Fund for Children (CFC) in 2013, Mark Mead is lacing up his hiking boots once again to […]

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Red tape stalls improvements

A SOUTH Belfast businessman has lambasted restrictive City Hall regulations on the restoration of listed buildings. Anthony Kieran, founder and director of UsedcarsNI.com, purchased a property in South Belfast’s Upper Crescent area in 2015 with a view to making it into his company’s new office. However since then Mr Kieran says he has faced nothing […]

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