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Cave Hill features in new geological journey

A NEW walking book, published by the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI), highlights Cave Hill Country Park in North Belfast. ‘Rambling on the Rocks: Walking Northern Ireland’s Natural Landscape’ aims to take walkers on an epic geological journey across all of the north’s well-known, and a few less well-known, natural landscapes. One of the […]

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New Lodge: Claims that council withdrew services over bonfire

A NORTH Queen Street resident has claimed Belfast City Council cancelled her appointment with pest control on Wednesday because services had been withdrawn following the August 9 bonfire. The woman, who doesn’t want to be identified, lives in the McGurk’s development on the site of the old St Patrick’s Primary School. She says she had […]

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Kiln it softly at Duncairn Centre for Arts

IN the wide world of artistic endeavour ceramics would be one of the lesser known disciplines, but one Antrim Road based artist is making a name for herself with her groundbreaking designs. Eimear Ó Caoilte is resident in the Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts where she teaches courses in ceramics as well as developing […]

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Bonfire builders issue complaint to pallet firm

Incensed Longlands August 9 bonfire builders were so angry at a business taking back stolen pallets that they phoned the firm’s head office to complain. Around five workers with a lorry moved onto the site to take back a number of pallets that had been stolen the previous evening. A worker told the North Belfast […]

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Young driver speaks of his devastation after his car is attacked and burned in Carrick Hill

A DEERPARK man says he has no idea why his car was targeted and vandalised in Carrick Hill area of North Belfast. Cormac Connolly returned to his vehicle from work last Thursday night to find his car had been broken into and all the windows smashed. An attempt was also made to set the car […]

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Dream Team marathon effort for Dáire earns thanks of RVH kids’ cancer unit

BIG-HEARTED North Belfast runners who took part in the recent marathon in aid of a local boy have handed over a cheque for £10,000 to charity. ‘Dáire’s Dream Team’ laced up their trainers last month to run the marathon and raise money for the Children’s Cancer Unit at the Royal which helped care for St […]

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