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Dunmurry station facing closure

News that one-third of police stations here, including Dunmurry police station, are to close over the next three years has been welcomed by Sinn Féin.The PSNI are recommending 35 stations of their 82 stations are to shut as part of their estate strategy. The move is a bid to meet future policing requirements.

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‘Worst policing in years’

A LOCAL political representative has accused the PSNI of “community harassment” after police were called to investigate a suspicious device in the Colin area on Monday.Sinn Féin Councillor Stephen Magennis told the Andersonstown News that the PSNI conducted the “worst type of policing I have seen in years” after a number of people were stopped and searched. Mr Magennis said those searched were mystified locals using the Laurel Glen bar, a bookmakers and surrounding shops.

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HE lives up to pledges on tackling anti-social behavior

Work has begun to improve an area of a South Belfast community blighted with anti-social behaviour by young people.

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Local cop shops to be closed and sold off

Two of South Belfast’s main police stations are believed to be earmarked for closure and their lands sold off as part of ongoing reductions by the Policing Board.

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Taoiseach to guest at Aisling Awards

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will head a glittering guest list at the fifteenth annual Aisling Awards gala in the Europa Hotel on November 17.The annual celebration brings together political, business and community leaders from across the city to raise a glass to the bridge-builders and local heroes of Belfast.

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Man is charged with attempted murder

A 47-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and making threats to kill after a stabbing incident in Poleglass in September.A 34-year-old man sustained stab wounds to his arm in the incident, which took place in the Colinmill area on September 29.

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