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‘Bad decison making’ by Parades body is slammed by MLA

North Belfast Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly said the Parades Commission’s decision on tomorrow (Thursday’s) Twelfth parade

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Social housing need must not be overlooked

A South Belfast MLA has called for an increase to the housing investment in South Belfast while welcoming the installation of new heating systems.Sinn Fein’s Alex Maskey has highlighted some of the projects that are underway in South Belfast.

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Flags tarnish move on mural

A loyalist area of South Belfast has come in for criticism for the flying of paramilitary flags despite a separate move to paint over a highly contentious mural in the area this week. South Belfast MLA Conall McDevitt has called for immediate action in removing UVF and UDA flags flying from private houses in Sandy Row just as the area also received positive attention for painting over an infamous UFF mural on the edge of the loyalist stronghold.

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Colin’s poster boys and girls

SCHOOLCHILDREN from the Colin area have won an art competition aimed at helping spread the message

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Jennifer lands top Stormont role

West Belfast MLA Jennifer McCann is Sinn Féin’s new Junior Minister at the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister. Jennifer will take over from Martina Anderson, who is Strasbourg-bound as the party’s newest MEP.

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Suicide to top Exec meeting

The First and Deputy First Ministers have vowed to raise the issue of suicide prevention at today’s meeting of the Northern Ireland Executive. Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness made the pledge during a meeting with West Belfast MLA Sue Ramsey to discuss the Health Committee Chair’s concerns over the lack of urgency around the ‘Protect Life’ strategy.

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