Tag Archives: Ormeau Road

Rosario stands up to job losses

ROSARIO Youth Centre has lost seven part time posts after being deemed “not deprived enough” by the Education Authority (EA). Youth worker in charge, Natalie Robinson, blasted the decision, which has brought to an end four years of vital funding. “The reason for this decision was that we were not deemed as deprived enough, even […]

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Ormeau man faces deportation

AN Ormeau Road man who fled to America after a loyalist gun attack on his home, has been told he has one year left in the United States before being deported back to Ireland.

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Iconic church ‘would make perfect home’ for Buddhists

ONE of the North’s biggest buddhist organisations is planning a move to South Belfast. The Black Mountain Zen Centre, located in the city centre, is hoping a move to the south of the city will help accommodate the group’s booming membership numbers.

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Man slashed in day time attack

A MAN who was slashed in broad daylight as he made his way along the Ormeau Road has revealed how the attackers threatened to cut his throat. The savage incident, which occurred around 5pm last Thursday May 31, left the 29-year-old victim requiring hospital treatment after he was repeatedly slashed with a Stanley knife by two men who had demanded his wallet.

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Gunn hits the target with studies

A SOUTH Belfast Open University graduate has managed to complete a degree, in between working full-time, and looking after her young child who was born right in the middle of exam season. Sara Gunn, who hails from the Ormeau Road, and works for arts organisation Audiences NI, received her BA Honours degree in Media Studies at last week’s graduation ceremony in Belfast’s Waterfront hall, where almost 200 proud graduates received their certificates.

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Curzon apartments deal proves a flat out success

A LOCAL residents group has offered its congratulations after a social housing development that once had them up in arms, scooped a major construction award.

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