Folow us on social media

Sign up to our mailing list

Archive | North Belfast News RSS feed for this section

Meeting learns of families’ pain

The only park in Western Europe divided by a wall because of community tensions will see a groundbreaking step toward normality tomorrow (Friday) when a gate between the two sides is officially opened.

Read More

Peaceline debate hots up as Council debates removal

Residents in divided communities separated by peace walls should be consulted with first and foremost if they are to be removed, a North Belfast community group has said.

Read More

I went through a dark tunnel, but I finally emerged

Due to the recent spate of suicides in North Belfast I feel compelled to write this letter. Let me begin by extending my deepest sympathy to all the families in North Belfast and further afield who have been touched by suicide. My own family have had their brush with suicide. It was me who was […]

Read More

Truth and justice, that’s all we ask

With reference to the article in the North Belfast News on September 10, ‘Massacre Anniversary Plans Gathering Pace’: The family of Kathleen Irvine, killed in McGurk’s Bar on December 4, 1971 would like it to be known that we do not have anything to do with the fundraising event or the asking of monetary funds […]

Read More

Shameful behaviour

The British government should hang its head in shame at the treatment of British ex-service personnel.  On the one hand it praises their dedication and bravery, while on the other hand it refuses to adequately support those injured while serving their country   (‘Maimed Para’s Payout Halved’).  The most seriously wounded soldier to survive injuries in […]

Read More

Well done to all involved in Finley Park refurbishment

Have just read in last week’s edition of the refurbishment and opening of the playground at Finlay Park on the Whitewell Road. Very well done to all the statutory bodies and local groups for they must have moved mountains to ensure this happened. I was at a meeting called Save Our Park and, excluding the […]

Read More