Tag Archives: UUP

Stickin’ out – or was it wee buns?

BACK in the house, on the sofa, under a blanket and with a hot water bottle on his frozen feet, Squinter sat in the midst

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War of words over which party provides best “value for money”

A WAR of words has broken out among Castlereagh Councillors over which party is providing ratepayers with the best ‘value for money’

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Mast opposition gathers pace again

PROPOSED ‘upgrades’ to a mobile telephone mast in a South Belfast street have revived opposition to the structure a decade after it first caused controversy. The mast at the junction of Annadale Drive and Annadale Embankment is used by phone networks Orange and T-Mobile as part of their wider South Belfast coverage.

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Boyish Basil is running rings around Big Tom

They say by the time we hit 40, we’ve got the face we deserve. I’m not sure what age Basil McCrea is, but he’s got a user-friendly face. It’s round, it’s boyish, it has a youthful fringe hanging over it, and he generally looks as though he’s either smiling or about to smile. He’s also, I suspect, got an eye on the leadership of the UUP.

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Boyish Basil could be the face that fits

They say by the time we hit forty, we’ve got the face we deserve. I’m not sure what age Basil McCrea is, but he’s got a user-friendly face.

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UUP death-rattle echoes across the chamber

IF EVER there was a sign from the heavens that the unionist game was up in City Hall, it came in these memorable words from our youthful Lord Mayor

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