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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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North Belfast Partnership shuts down after funding runs out

THE North Belfast Partnership Board has been wound up after the body was unable to secure funding for the next year amidst the continued absence of a Stormont budget. The Board, which operates a number of programmes on both sides of the interface, has ceased trading and their office on Duncairn Gardens has been locked […]

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Everton Centre stalwart Jim set to call it a day after three decades

STAFF and service users at the Everton Day Centre in Ardoyne have bid a fond farewell to manager Jim Gray who retired from his role after almost 30 years. The Day Centre offers support to a range of people who suffer from mental health problems and Jim says he would miss his the job, which […]

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Cops foil dissident ‘punishment’ attack

A PSNI swoop on a North Belfast house prevented a so-called punishment shooting by dissidents last month as the anti-agreement gun gangs stepped up their attacks on the community. The North Belfast News understands a man was minutes away from being shot by a gang that had entered the would-be victim’s house and were waiting […]

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Rihanna’s bathroom a hopeless place for New Lodge resident

A LEAK and ceiling collapse in  a flat used in the making of a Rihanna music video has left a New Lodge resident without use of a bathroom for five weeks. Paul Taggart, a resident of Oisin House tower block, contacted the North Belfast News after numerous attempts to get the problem fixed came to […]

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Michael McGibbon vigil

Fr Gary Donegan hit out at the killers of Michael McGibbon calling on them to “turn away from these futile deeds.” Please follow and like us:

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