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Local sign of discontent

A street sign in a West Belfast estate should be removed as it is an insult to the district, say some residents. The sign at the entrance to Twinbrook reads at present ‘Glasvey/Glasbheith Early Intervention Community’.  It was erected over a year ago and has since been gathering criticism from locals who say it sends […]

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Where were the sandbags?

A WAR of words has broken out between Lisburn City Council and Sinn Féin Colin

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Paterson must act

SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell is one hundred per cent right in his protestations to Secretary of State Owen Paterson in regard to the cases of Marian Price and Gerry McGeough. Those who suggest that because the SDLP man is diametrically opposed to the politics of both Ms Price and Mr McGeough he shouldn’t demand they be treated fairly don’t understand the very concept of justice being blind.

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Pensioners to be advised on fire safety after death

Community groups are planning to leaflet pensioners’ homes to highlight home safety in the wake of the fire tragedy in which a 90-year-old Twinbrook pensioner died. The blaze broke out at the woman’s Laburnum Green home in the early hours of last Wednesday morning.

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So many years are wasted by waiting

Leah’s story
LEAH Corr (23) is a mother of a three-old-child and has been on the waiting list for a Housing Executive home for three years. In January she contacted the Andersonstown News along with two of her neighbours – Georgina Lagan and Kelly Duffy

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Our Terry is up for another Oscar

THERE’S an Oscar buzz around West Belfast this week with the news that Twinbrook man Terry George has been nominated for one of the most prestigious accolades in the motion picture industry.

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