Tag Archives: Newtownabbey

Cross community project gets to art of the matter

A creative bunch of kids from Newtownabbey have unveiled a brand new mosaic they designed at a local park.

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True grit for GG residents

New salt boxes have been installed in a Glengormley estate after public transport was withdrawn during cold spells in recent

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CAAD: THE GANG BEHIND MURDER

A newly formed criminal gang labelling itself Correct Action Against Drugs was behind the bruta

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Tricolours on lampposts not wanted, says cllr

A Newtownabbey Sinn Féin councillor says he has been “inundated” with complaints from nationalists

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coke and heroin abuse on the rise

The massive haul of Class A drugs seized by police in Newtownabbey over the past year is an indication of their increased use on local streets, a leading substance abuse worker has said. Director of Services at Forum for Action on Substance Abuse and Suicide Awareness (FASA) Jim Weir was speaking after new figures show large increases in seizures of hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin in Newtownabbey…

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Two years on and still no drug charges

NoT ONE person has been arrested or charged in relation to drug dealing in a Newtownabbey estate despite parents handing over the names of known dealers in the area to police almost three years ago. Over the past number of weeks the North Belfast News has been inundated with texts, calls and letters regarding the levels of drug dealing in Longlands. Residents claim everyone in the area is aware of who the main dealers are but they continue to freely ply their deadly trade.

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