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Cavehill PS choir to perform at Christmas lights switch-on

THE choir of Cavehill Primary School will perform at this year’s Christmas lights switch-on event in Belfast city centre. The event takes place on Saturday, November 18 at 6.30pm with the help of Cool FM presenter Pete Snodden and Cavehill Primary School who were personally selected by the Lord Mayor to perform at the event. […]

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Proposal to cancel St Patrick’s Day concert will be opposed, says Sinn Féin

The leader of the largest party on Belfast City Council says he will oppose plans to cut funding for the annual St Patrick’s Day concert at Custom House Square. Sinn Féin’s Jim McVeigh said the proposal to be heard at the council’s Growth and Regeneration Committee would harm the city and they should in fact […]

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New Lodge: Claims that council withdrew services over bonfire

A NORTH Queen Street resident has claimed Belfast City Council cancelled her appointment with pest control on Wednesday because services had been withdrawn following the August 9 bonfire. The woman, who doesn’t want to be identified, lives in the McGurk’s development on the site of the old St Patrick’s Primary School. She says she had […]

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Future of Belfast development to be presented at Cannes conference

The future development of Belfast will be outlined in the French resort of Cannes today with details of multi-million pound developments to be presented together for the first time. Among the real estate projects being presented at the world’s largest international property investment conference – MIPIM – will be the proposed major transport hub for […]

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‘Standards should be the same’

The standard of street cleaning in Belfast should be the same whether you live on the Malone Road or the Cliftonville Road, a local MLA has said.

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It only takes 70 flag-waving loyalists to close our town

The flag protest outside Belfast City Hall may no longer be attracting a thousand loyalists, but as this photo shows – taken on Saturday lunchtime during what should be the busiest shopping day of

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