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Family seeks papers on 1993 UFF murder

THE son of a Newington man murdered by the UFF in a sectarian killing is to go to the High Court to try and obtain documents from the PSNI on his father’s killing. Patrick McMahon was 23 when he was gunned down as he returned home from work in October 1993. The killer opend fire […]

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Vandalism spree puts jobs at risk, says local company

A NORTH Belfast businessman has hit out at vandals who caused extensive damage to three of his company vans. Walsh Scaffolding, based at Parkside Gardens, was targeted last Saturday night with windows and wing mirrors on three vans smashed along with damage to wires and the tachograph system of the vehicles. Ciaran Walsh has been […]

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Mother speaks of fears after second drug find in a week

A NORTH Belfast woman says  she fears drug gangs are again operating in the streets around her home after finding two bags of white powder lying in the road outside her home. The mother-of-two from the Newington area, who does not want to be identified, said she was worried sick about her children after the […]

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Newington man jailed in Spain

The wife of a North Belfast man who is locked up in a Spanish jail after an incident last weekend said their family’s dream holiday has turned into nightmare.

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Joby’s family won’t give up search

The family of Joby Murphy will continue to search the River Lagan for his remains despite the scaling back of the official search. The Glengormley man is presumed dead after falling into the river in the early hours of Thursday, January 26 after a night out at a concert in the Odyssey arena.

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Young boxer shocked and shaken after dog bite

A North Belfast boy has been left shocked and shaken after he was bitten by a dog and had to undergo emergency surgery this week. Newington 10-year-old John McGrath was bitten by the dog in the Grove playing fields on Monday. The youngster had been running through the park when the dog bit him on the hand, severely damaging his tendons.

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