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VIDEO FOCUS: Heatwave is Turning up the heat on a new wave of beauty

OPENED six years ago on the Oldpark Road, Heatwave tanning salon has established itself as one of the most popular and best of its kind in the city. Heatwave attracts customers from all over the city to use their tanning services and avail of the six sunbeds in the salon. Staff say the sunbeds are the “warmest” and […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Meet the CEO of the Poleglass stock market-listed company in the frontlines of the search for a cure for Covid

It’s a publicly-listed company, just one of four across the North whose shares are traded on the stock market, its bioscientists are carrying out cutting-edge research in the search for a cure for Covid-19 and it’s based on our doorstep. Meet Poleglass’s greatest secret: Fusion Antibodies plc, a firm tucked away on the little-visited Springbank […]

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Pump it up! Shaftesbury Rec Centre reopens doors ‘slowly and safely’

The treadmills are resounding to the thump of running feet once more at Shaftesbury Recreation Centre as the four-month lockdown comes to an end.  But Centre director Gerard Rice is warning that reaching full capacity again will depend on leisure centre users playing their part. “Some people are just not paying attention to the guidelines,” […]

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Cultúrlann comes storming back from lockdown with virtual harvest of August events

Irish language arts centre, Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich is roaring back into action from a three-month lockdown with an exciting series of events. “We are delighted to present our summer programme with events and courses in abundance as we gear up for the indigenous festival of Lúnasa,” said director Ciarán Mac Giolla Bhéin.  “There will […]

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Put Big Jack’s statue outside Aviva say local fans

THE West Belfast Ireland Supporter’s Club is calling for a statue to be erected of Jack Charlton at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The 85 year-old, who passed away on Friday took charge of the Republic of Ireland national football team in February 1986, leading them to two successful European Championship qualifications and their first […]

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Business Focus: McCabe Bathrooms offer expert quality at competitive price

When it comes to bathroom fitting and renovations, expert design and quality is essential. And at McCabe Bathrooms it;s guaranteed at incredibly competitive prices.  With over a decade of experience, McCabe bathrooms specialise in all aspects of tile and pvc bathrooms, plumbed, fitted and finished by a team of fully qualified tradesmen. From bathroom furniture […]

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He’s been recording the story of the Bog Meadows for eight decades, now he needs a publisher

Dave Branagh has spent a lifetime — a long and productive lifetime — recording the story of his beloved Bog Meadows. Now he needs a publisher to give his epic book ‘A Paradise Lost’ a wider readership. Brought up in St Katherine’s Road, Dave, who turns 80 this year, has been besotted by the Bog […]

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Cars torched in Glencolin, police seek motive while appeal is also made for information on Poleglass gun attack

Three cars were destroyed in an overnight arson attack in the Glencolin estate in West Belfast. Solidarty to the victims off a disgusting overnight cowardly attack on three cars in Glencolin. Two off which belonged to local Sinn Féin cumann members. Thankfully no one was hurt, but this does not excuse this wreckless, despicable, anti-community […]

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