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IFI funding boost for North Belfast community projects

  THREE interface projects are to benefit from £2.6m funding by the International Fund for Ireland (IFI) for 22 groups across the north. Twaddell Woodvale Residents Association (TWRA) received £229,330 to extend their project for a further two years. This new phase will focus on building links with the nearby nationalist community, developing cross-border linkages […]

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Everton Centre stalwart Jim set to call it a day after three decades

STAFF and service users at the Everton Day Centre in Ardoyne have bid a fond farewell to manager Jim Gray who retired from his role after almost 30 years. The Day Centre offers support to a range of people who suffer from mental health problems and Jim says he would miss his the job, which […]

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FLAG WARS RAGING AT COUNCIL YARDS

CATHOLIC Belfast City Council workers have hit out over what they say is “blatant inequality” after a tricolour erected at the Kennedy Way cleansing depot was taken down. The Andersonstown News has learned that the tricolour was erected at the cleansing depot at the end of May but that staff were instructed to take it […]

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Advice offices saved

INTERIM funding has been secured to keep two Citizens’ Advice Bureau (CAB) offices open in

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Local man got natural life for murder after trial lasting 3 hours – and an hour for lunch

LAWYERS for West Belfast man Patrick Livingstone are confident that his 1977 conviction for the murder of ‘Good Samaritan’ Samuel Llewellyn will be quashed after it was referred to the Court of Appeal by the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC).

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West protestors confront ministers

HUNDREDS from West Belfast and the Shankill took to the steps of Stormont on Tuesday to protest against the loss of essential services and cuts to funding for a vital youth services umbrella group. Chief Executive of the West Belfast Partnership Board, Geraldine McAteer, told the Andersonstown News that she is expecting an offer to come through on future funding for Integrated Services for Children and Young People before the end of the week.

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