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Dunmurry station facing closure

News that one-third of police stations here, including Dunmurry police station, are to close over the next three years has been welcomed by Sinn Féin.The PSNI are recommending 35 stations of their 82 stations are to shut as part of their estate strategy. The move is a bid to meet future policing requirements.

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‘No offence intended’ by ‘unwashed’ remark

DUP Councillor Christopher Stalford told the Andersonstown News that he “did not intend to cause offence” after labelling West Belfast councillors “the great unwashed”.

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Ice-cream wars: No decision on another poke van for West

EVEN THE subject of ice cream failed to cool tempers at Belfast City Council this week during a row over licensing for West Belfast during which our local councillors were dubbed “the great unwashed”.

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Newtownabbey DUP keeps SF off policing body

A DUP decision to shut republicans out from the Newtownabbey policing partnership is simply a return to the dark days of gerrymandering, Sinn Féin said this week.

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Raining on Rihanna’s parade

EARLIER this week when I heard that pop megastar Rihanna had been reprimanded for her “inappropriate” behaviour by a Co Down farmer, I recoiled with embarrassment.

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