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IFI funding boost for North Belfast community projects

  THREE interface projects are to benefit from £2.6m funding by the International Fund for Ireland (IFI) for 22 groups across the north. Twaddell Woodvale Residents Association (TWRA) received £229,330 to extend their project for a further two years. This new phase will focus on building links with the nearby nationalist community, developing cross-border linkages […]

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Everton Centre stalwart Jim set to call it a day after three decades

STAFF and service users at the Everton Day Centre in Ardoyne have bid a fond farewell to manager Jim Gray who retired from his role after almost 30 years. The Day Centre offers support to a range of people who suffer from mental health problems and Jim says he would miss his the job, which […]

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Camp Twaddell: Ardoyne shops need financial package

THE owner of a fruit and vegetable shop which has been forced to close its doors after just 18 months has called for financial support for Ardoyne traders. Martin Fox, of Fox’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, has blamed a number of factors on his business’s decline, including a lack of investment in the North Belfast […]

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Michael McGibbon vigil

Fr Gary Donegan hit out at the killers of Michael McGibbon calling on them to “turn away from these futile deeds.” Please follow and like us:

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Mum targeted by ONH denies party house and drug claims

The mother of two who was forcibly evicted from her Ardoyne home by Óglaigh na hÉireann (ONH) last week says she was beaten with a baseball bat before being ordered from her house, and is facing up to Christmas without a home. Monica Murtagh contacted the North Belfast News this week to deny she took […]

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Pouring petrol on those loyalist bonfires

On January 17, 1989 Douglas Hogg stood up in the House of Commons and declared “I have to state as a fact but with great regret that there are in Northern Ireland a number of solicitors who are unduly sympathetic to the cause of the IRA.” Many people believe that this statement gave the green […]

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