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Local team left without a pitch after death-drivers run amok

SINN Féin Councillor Steven Corr has described as “scumbags” those behind a weekend of destruction in the Falls Park, which has resulted in Newhill Football Club being left without a pitch. Councillor Corr told Daily Belfast how those accessing the park this morning were met with scenes of destruction and a burnt out car, which […]

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Patient chaos is feared after GP quits Ballyowen

THE Belfast Trust have moved to quell concerns of patients at Ballyowen Health Centre after one of its GPs notified the Health and Social Care Board of her intention to leave the practice in June. The Andersonstown News was contacted by several worried patients from Dr Danielle Wylie’s practice, after they were informed of her […]

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The tweet that gave birth to Cribby Cup

IT all started as a Tweet on social media from the Andersonstown News’ very own Punter’s Guide after our photographer Jim Corr snapped an a summer cribby game in the Rock Streets. Fast forward a year and training is under way across the community as teams sign up for the inaugural Féile and Phobail cribby […]

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Pic of the day, Thursday April 4

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De La Salle release new pitch plans

A PROPOSED new sports development went on display at De La Salle College last night, Wednesday, as the school presented their revised pitch plans to the local community for Glassmullin green. The £1.6m plans have previously been met with an angry response from some residents who fear losing the open green on their doorsteps. Friends […]

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It started in Féile and now it’s in Opera House

CELEBRATED playwright and actress Marie Jones sits down with this reporter in a quiet enclave of the Grand Opera House in what has already been a busy year for her work. The curtain is set to come up on one of her most revered pieces, Stones in His Pockets, on April 15, which made its […]

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Trainor hails late heroics as Crumlin Star book Windsor Park date

IFA Intermediate Cup semi-final Crumlin Star 3 Banbridge Rangers 2 CRUMLIN STAR booked a trip to Windsor Park next month following a dramatic late victory against Banbridge Rangers in Tuesday night’s Intermediate Cup semi-final at Holm Park. The game looked destined for extra-time after Josh Cahoon pounced to level the game at 2-2 when Crumlin […]

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Ballymurphy: Soldier saw paratroopers ‘kill’ civilians

A FORMER British soldier saw paratroopers shoot and kill civilians, the Ballymurphy inquest heard on Tuesday. The solder, known as witness C4, was a serving member of the Royal Corps of Signals. He was 24 in 1971 and had married a woman from Ballymurphy. C4 told the court he acted as go-between for the army […]

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