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Holyland Hell of life-long resident

AS students depart the Holyland for another summer, a pensioner who has lived in the area her entire life has described how the maze of streets has been transformed

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Pensioner robbed

A West Belfast pensionera says she’s had “the heart knocked out of me” after money she had raised for a children’s charity was stolen in a break-in. Sarah Maloney and her family organised a car boot sale to raise money for Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft lip and palate surgery charity.

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Pensioner targeted in phone scam loses out to the tune of £2,000

OLDER people in the community are being urged to be on their guard after an elderly pensioner was conned out of almost £2,000 in a phone scam. The pensioner, who resides in the Andersonstown Fold, was contacted by a person claiming to be from the Ministry of Justice and informed she was to receive £7,000 but needed to pay £1,600 for tax purposes.

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