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Primary position as part of the IT crowd

A NORTH Belfast primary school has won a prestigious award for its use of digital technology in its teaching.

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Families afraid to Sleep in their Beds

An Oldpark woman whose husband passed away last year says she is terrified sleeping in her own home after youths broke

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Zoo day for Ben Magidan kids

Over 2,000 pre-school children, including kids from North Belfast, descended on Belfast Zoo last week for an annual educational visit for early years pupils. The Zoo Days event, organised by young children’s organisation Early Years, included kids from Ben Madigan prep school and Avoca Playgroup in the Oldpark area.

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Another barracks gets social housing go ahead

Social housing is to be built on the site of a former North Belfast barracks that closed two years ago. The homes are to be built by Fold Housing Association on the site of Oldpark Barracks. The former police station closed in 2010. The housing association is to built ten homes on the site.

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Brave Brian won’t be forced from home of 30 years

The pensioner who fended of a masked gang who broke in to his North Belfast home last week says he won’t be forced out of the

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No action on damp house

A pregnant North Belfast woman who has pleaded with the Housing Executive to repair her damp sodden home says assurances made to her that the problems would be addressed have not been followed through. Julie Ann Kingham contacted the North Belfast News in January to express her concern about the damp problem in her Oldpark home and how it was affecting the health of her asthma suffering daughter Demi-Lee.

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