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It’s wall gone wrong

SQUINTER’S slow progress through Newtownards on Saturday afternoon is soon explained as he draws nearer the town square and the hysterical thud of scores of bass drums grows ever louder. Another weekend, another band day.Rather than sit in heavy traffic for an hour, Squinter parks up and goes for a stroll, which is how he came to meet this fella you see in the picture here.

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Area for housing scheme queried

Housing minister Nelson McCausland has come under fire for his selection of a pilot area in North Belfast to tackle the empty housing problem despite another area having five times more empty homes. The social development minister announced last week he was taking action on empty homes

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