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Rangers match ‘turned on another light in our Adam’

https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/belfast-news/rangers-match-turned-another-light-16003211?fbclid=IwAR3aupccst9x4Oo65EQZUpeQsSbO5RunAnSdvlc3XRqSYDyoWmvayoDlJIg An East Belfast dad has told how a surprise trip to see Rangers funded by the community ‘turned on a light’ in his ill son. Adam Stevenson, 14, has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The Belvoir estate lad is wheelchair-bound due to the muscle-wasting condition that has limited his life expectancy to his mid-20s. The community …

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Can you help?

Can you help? Do you know anyone who fits the criteria below? “I am currently Working as a Production Trainee with Double Band Films based in Belfast. We are doing some work on a proposal for BBC NI the details of which I have included bellow. Any help you or your members could offer would …

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Rangers tickets surprise for East Belfast lad with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/health/rangers-tickets-surprise-east-belfast-15969012?fbclid=IwAR2azoi8OyA8PIbNN-PqS0pXen_-dv9ByHkqslf3MXnQQPHX4UzThq-QCEw Get the biggest daily stories by emailSee our privacy notice As one of just 65 people in Northern Ireland with a rare, life-limiting condition, Adam Stevenson’s parents know that his life will be short. But the East Belfast family is determined to make his days memorable. This weekend he will visit his heroes at …

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Last word

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000300k Matthew Bannister on our friend and patron Ian Adamson OBE. Last Word spoke to Wesley Hutchinson, Professor Emeritus of Irish Studies at Sorbonne Nouvelle, and Helen Brooker, director of Pretani Associates. The show also includes Seychelles President Albert Rene, mathematician Simon Norton, campaigner Belle Tutaev, historian and singer Keith Flint.

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East Belfast Groups help Adam fulfil his dream.

Young Adam Stevenson will be living his dream this weekend when he meets his idols at Glasgow Rangers. Adam suffers from a life limiting, muscle wasting disease called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, of which there are only 65 known cases in Northern Ireland. The disease only affects young boys with their life expectancy being around no …

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Matthew Bannister on our friend and patron Ian Adamson OBE

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000300k Last Word spoke to Wesley Hutchinson, Professor Emeritus of Irish Studies at Sorbonne Nouvelle, and Helen Brooker, director of Pretani Associates. The show also includes Seychelles President Albert Rene, mathematician Simon Norton, campaigner Belle Tutaev, historian and singer Keith Flint.

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RBL motorbike ride past

On Sunday 10th members of our group attended the annual RBL motorbike ride past and wreath laying service in Antrim. The service marked one of the final events planned over the weekend on the 10 year anniversary after the brutal terrorist attack at Masserene Barracks on the Randalstown Road in Antrim which claimed the lives …

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Three Scottish Soldiers Mural

This afternoon members of our group attended the unveiling of a new mural in the Rathcoole Estate, Co Antrim in remembrance of the Three Scottish Soldiers. Today, March 10, marks 48 years since brothers John (17) and Joseph McCaig (18) from Ayr and Dougald McCaughey (23) from Glasgow, became the first soldiers killed while off …

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