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Rev Bill vows to bounce back following break-In

The noted community leader Reverend Bill Shaw says he has been overwhelmed by the response of the North Belfast community who have rallied around the Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts following Sunday night’s break in. Just hours after the biggest event the centre has ever hosted – RTE’s Other Voices – drew to a […]

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Garda shows up to Belfast robbery with PSNI officers

A NORTH Belfast businessman who phoned the PSNI after his premises were robbed has spoken of his shock at seeing a Garda officer arrive to take details. Joe Rothsbottom who managers the Cornerhouse Bar on the Oldpark Road said the southern policeman stood out despite being on patrol with the PSNI. “He had a wee […]

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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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Stolen car injures cops in latest Divis area incident

A number of PSNI officers were injured in the early hours of this morning after a stolen car was driven at them in Albert Street in the Divis area. In the latest incident involving a stolen car in the area, a vehicle that was stolen in a creeper burglary in Newtownabbey was driven to the […]

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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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Bawnmore suspicious approach leads to three arrests

The PSNI have arrested three men after Bawnmore residents confronted passengers of a car who were accused of approaching a young boy in the area. The North Belfast News understands the alarm was first raised on Sunday afternoon with local people getting involved yesterday after the men returned to a car park at a retail […]

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