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Council under fire after admitting it does control Longlands boney land

ANTRIM and Newtownabbey Borough Council have confirmed they are in possession of the Longlands internment bonfire site after previously believing the land to be unregistered. Following a Freedom of Information request from the North Belfast News, the Council says they conducted investigations and found that they are responsible for the site – news which has […]

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Bonfire builders issue complaint to pallet firm

Incensed Longlands August 9 bonfire builders were so angry at a business taking back stolen pallets that they phoned the firm’s head office to complain. Around five workers with a lorry moved onto the site to take back a number of pallets that had been stolen the previous evening. A worker told the North Belfast […]

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The criminal gang behind the murder of Whitewell man Danny McKay has this week claimed responsibility for his killing, four months after the North Belfast News revealed its role in the attack. Now labelling themselves Action Against Drugs rather than Correct Action Against Drugs, the gang which shot dead the 36-year-old in his Longlands home […]


Third birthday card from President

One of Longlands’ most well known daughters received her third letter from the President last week when she

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Two years on and still no drug charges

NoT ONE person has been arrested or charged in relation to drug dealing in a Newtownabbey estate despite parents handing over the names of known dealers in the area to police almost three years ago. Over the past number of weeks the North Belfast News has been inundated with texts, calls and letters regarding the levels of drug dealing in Longlands. Residents claim everyone in the area is aware of who the main dealers are but they continue to freely ply their deadly trade.

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