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INLA slam Sinn Féin over accusations made by Gerry Kelly

THE INLA has denied any of their members are involved in criminality, accusing Sinn Féin of orchestrating a campaign of misinformation. A spokesman for the Irish Republican Social Party (IRSP) said they had tried to meet Gerry Kelly over his claims reported in last week’s North Belfast News but their requests had not been met. […]

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Annual North Belfast food bank drive launched

A NORTH Belfast community organisation is appealing to the public for donations to its Food Bank in the run up to Christmas. The annual drive by North Belfast Advice Partnership and Ligoniel Improvement Association is now welcoming donations for this year’s initiative to help local families across North Belfast. Established in 2014, the food bank […]

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Rev Bill vows to bounce back following break-In

The noted community leader Reverend Bill Shaw says he has been overwhelmed by the response of the North Belfast community who have rallied around the Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts following Sunday night’s break in. Just hours after the biggest event the centre has ever hosted – RTE’s Other Voices – drew to a […]

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Minnie (100) celebrates the ton-up with family and pals

A NORTH Belfast care home is celebrating having their first-ever 100-year-old resident. Minnie Wilson, who resides in Abingdon Manor on the Crumlin Road, reached the milestone on October 6 and was joined by family and friends at a party. Originally from Sheridan Street in the New Lodge area, Minnie comes from a family of eight […]

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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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Council under fire after admitting it does control Longlands boney land

ANTRIM and Newtownabbey Borough Council have confirmed they are in possession of the Longlands internment bonfire site after previously believing the land to be unregistered. Following a Freedom of Information request from the North Belfast News, the Council says they conducted investigations and found that they are responsible for the site – news which has […]

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