Tag Archives: North Belfast

Small book from a small woman on a big journey

THE sister of a North Belfast priest who escaped death after being shot in South Africa, has written a new book detailing her recent battle with cancer.

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A short-sighted policy

The slashing of frontline pharmacy budgets at the very time when government is pledging to prioritise investment in the working class neighbourhoods of areas like North Belfast should set alarm bells ringing at Stormont.

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Disease of depression

There is rarely a week passes in this newspaper office where we do not speak to someone on the issue of mental health: terrified families; dedicated campaigners; overworked frontline staff or press officers for the bean counters, all are part and parcel of reporting in North Belfast.

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Police seize plants and equipment in house raid

Police seized three cannabis plants and growing equipment from a flat in North Belfast this week. The drugs seizure was carried out at a flat on the Antrim Road on Tuesday afternoon. A PSNI spokesman said no arrests have been made yet but enquiries are continuing. It is understood residents living close to the flat […]

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Majority of abduction reports unfounded

Police have reassured the North Belfast public that the majority of reports of attempted child abductions in the area this week have proven to be unfounded.

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Daughter taken to court by Church over grave fees

The Catholic Church is taking a North Belfast woman whose mother died last year to court because she is refusing to pay a maintenance fee to the cemetery.

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