A recent upsurge in interface clashes organised on the internet have led to calls for police to step up their monitoring of the area ahead of a planned Tour of the North parade. Over the past three weekends ‘recreational rioting’ between gangs of youths on the Limestone Road and Alexandra Park has been on the rise with clashes being organised through social networking websites.
The opening of a gate in the wall of the only divided park in Western Europe has been so successful that the opening hours of the peace wall could be extended.
A North Belfast play park that is in the process of being refurbished has been attacked by vandals.On Tuesday night (November 15) vandals broke into the fencing around the play park at Alexandra Park and damaged new surfacing, which is currently a building site.
NORTH Belfast is to be left without a recycling centre for up to 18 weeks despite local authorities spending millions of public money encouraging households to recycle.