Tag Archives: Short Strand

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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Investigation after bus strike

THE Unite union said they are helping Translink authorities with an internal investigation into why a bus driver was suspended after carrying out routine work on a Metro bus. The suspension of the driver, who works in Translink’s Short Strand depot, led to a mass walk-out by over 100 drivers on Friday morning in solidarity with their colleague.

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