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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 […]


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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The beating art of the city

I always feel a bit queasy when watching these cool sex education classes on TV where the teacher puts a condom over his/her head. But I suppose it has that unwatchable/unmissable quality Bill Wolsey was looking for when he suggested putting a 19th century condom on an appropriately shaped 21st century prop and popping the lot in the front window of Zara.

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Murder witnesses asked to ‘do the right thing’

The families of two men brutally murdered five years ago in Belfast have hit out at the investigation into their deaths. Eddie Burns was found shot dead at the Bog Meadows on March 12 2007. A short time later Joe Jones was found in an alleyway off Elmfield Street in North Belfast

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