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Youngster picks up unexploded pipe bomb after barracks attack

ST OLIVER Plunkett Parish Priest Fr Martin Magill has called on those behind the double pipe bomb attack on Woodbourne barracks on Monday night to redirect their energy into ways and means that will “benefit everyone and harm no-one in our community”. Two pipe bombs were thrown at the barracks at around 10.30pm on Monday […]

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Cops say hurley an ‘offensive weapon’

The mother of a schoolboy who had his hurling stick and sliotar confiscated by police who deemed it “an offensive weapon” says she is seeking legal advice. The teenager, a rising star in the sport, had his hurl and ball taken off him by police who kept it at Woodbourne barracks overnight. His mother, who […]

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Just how low can thugs GO?

THIEVES in West Belfast have sunk to a new low after a Northern Ireland Hospice shop was robbed in Andersonstown

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‘Find carjackers before tragedy strikes’

These are the faces of the men the PSNI are seeking to speak to in relation to a spate of carjackings in the city. At a press conference held at Woodbourne police station, a PSNI team, along with members of Families Bereaved Through Car Crime, launched a dedicated phone line for the community to offer information on those depicted in the photo-fits – and anyone else suspected to be involved in the crime wave.

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Teen arrested after website posting

A local teenager has been arrested by the PSNI for posting inappropriate comments on the police’s West Belfast Facebook page.

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