A journalist who was unlawfully arrested over material that appeared in a documentary about the 1994 Loughinisland Massacre (see trailer below) has called for the resignation of PSNI Chief Constable, Simon Byrne.
AFTER almost a decade in development the final phase in the ‘Ballymurphy Home Insulation’ project is to commence. Sinn Féin Councillor Steven Corr welcomed the news that Housing Executive properties in the area are to receive much-needed cladding insulation as part of the scheme.
Additional appointments have been made available at the Royal Victoria Hospital’s Covid-19 vaccination centre after the roll-out of the vaccine to those over the age of 65 saw demand surge and local residents being offered appointments at centres in Dundonald, Ballymena and as far away as Enniskillen.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a “community stalwart” who passed away over the weekend. 66-year-old Micky McMahon died suddenly on Sunday. Micky was a life-long community activist and founding member of the Whiterock-Westrock Residents’ Association.
Sinn Féin Councillor Daniel Baker has called on the Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon to act to ensure that roads in the Colin area are safe after a car burst a tire and ended up on the opposite side of the road as a result of hitting a pothole in the Lagmore area at the weekend. Cllr Baker said that Lagmore has a number of roads that have been ‘neglected’ over the past number of years.
Lidl is calling budding young artists across the region to unleash their inner Picasso and create an eye-catching design to feature on the retailer’s brand new heavy-duty plastic shopping bags, due to hit stores later this year.
THE CEO of technology firm Cirdan says the company is honoured to be sponsoring one of the main Blackboard Awards at this year’s virtual event. Hugh Cormican, a co-founder of advanced camera manufacturer Andor in West Belfast, now heads up the medical device company with offices overlooking the Lagan at Lambeg.