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Tag Archives: Lisburn

Lisburn backs down on union flag promise

SINN Féin’s Arder Carson says the decision by Lisburn City Council not to conduct a review of its current flag policy in relation to designated days was “a victory for common sense”.

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Our Wounded Knee

T last – the Maze-Long Kesh Development Board is up and running. It’s been a long time coming

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Calls for more security as boy is assaulted in forest

THERE have been calls for more to be done to secure the safety of children and families using Colin Glen

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Falls Park to take centre stage at Féile an Phobail

With less than a week to go until the official launch of Féile an Phobail 2012, the Andersonstown News can reveal some of the exciting acts that will be taking to the stage this summer. From August 1 to August 12, West Belfast will be awash with culture and entertainment and will become a veritable hive of activity as the country’s largest community festival gets under way.

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RUAS members vote on Show’s big mooo-ve

Members of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society attended a meeting last night (Tuesday) to decide on the future venue for the famous Balmoral Show. Ireland’s largest agricultural and food show has been held at King’s Hall in South Belfast for over 100 years but is expected to be relocated to a 65 acre plot of land at the former Maze prison near Lisburn.

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Vandals pull out wires and then set fire to poles in dead of night

Up to £22,000 worth of damage has been caused to two police CCTV cameras. The poles damaged are located on the Falls Road and in Glenavy, at the Lisburn Road-Airport Road junction. The damage was caused in the early hours of last Friday morning when vandals pulled the cameras off their poles and the electrics were also set on fire.

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