Tag Archives: Short Strand

Belfast Gasworks: Boss of hotel giant responds to housing fears

SOUTH Belfast MLA Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has written to the CEO of Carlson Hotels Inc to express his concerns at plans to expand the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Market area of Belfast. The hotel expansion is to take place on land zoned for public housing. Writing in his blog, Mr Ó Muilleoir said: “Today, […]

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Family homes replace notorious police station

It was the scene of police brutality and a symbol of oppression in the past, but this week it’s the scene of children playing and happy families. Ten families from the Short Strand started to unpack their belongings and move into their new homes this week – situated on the former Mountpottinger barracks site. Ten […]

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Police tactics need to change

RESIDENTS of the Short Strand say they are angry at the PSNI for not doing enough to protect their homes

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Interface areas are in the front line

confidence in policing is being badly damaged because of what people see as the PSNI’s inability to deal with illegal protests

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Here we go again, again

SO come September 29 the Famine Song is not to get a touch as the Covenant parade passes St Patrick’s

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Short Strand quiet as loyalists riot

COMMUNITY workers in the nationalist Short Strand area of East Belfast have been praised for

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