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Renaming the Rathcoole Play Park to the Sir James Craig NI centenary park.

Great news for Rathcoole. The council has voted in favour of renaming the Rathcoole Play Park to the Sir James Craig NI centenary park. 22 votes to 15. A big well done to our members whom contacted Sir James’ granddaughter to seek approval which was accepted and sent to the centenary group within the council. …

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Rathcoole celebrates the Northern Ireland Centenary

2021 is a significant year in the history of this beautiful country and the place we all call home, marking 100 years since its creation. The centenary of Northern Ireland is a time for joyful reflection on reaching such an important milestone. We believe it is incumbent that we look back, acknowledge the present and …

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Sir Keir Starmer pays tribute to Prince Philip

Sir Keir Starmer pays tribute to Prince Philip – BBC News Sir Keir Starmer has paid tribute to Prince Philip, who has died at the age of 99. The Labour leader said: “The UK has lost an extraordinary public servant in Prince Philip, he dedicated his life to our country.”

Loyalist Communities Council statement

Northern Ireland’s young people and community investment at the heart of UK Government’s centenary programme

Northern Ireland’s young people and community investment at the heart of UK Government’s centenary programme   · An extensive young people’s programme to inspire youth to shape Northern Ireland’s future · £1 million fund awarded to 39 community projects across Northern Ireland as part of a Shared History Fund with the National Lottery Heritage Fund · A major …

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LCC letter to the Prime Minister

Save Monkscoole House

http://chng.it/Bbm7D2YnNK Share and sign folks. Petitions are easily dismissed but when one reaches 10,000 signatures parliament by law have to respond to it. If the community speak loud enough people will have to listen. It cannot be justified to not only demolish an iconic building; but to also demolish a building that could put a …

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The Northern Ireland protocol: ‘All shades of unionist are really angry’

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/the-northern-ireland-protocol-all-shades-of-unionist-are-really-angry-1.4489813 Community leaders on frustration at article 16 and fears of violence returning Sat, Feb 20, 2021, 01:00 Freya McClements Loyalist Jim Wilson on the Newtownards Road in Belfast. Photograph: Stephen Davison Jim Wilson has seen tension on the streets of Belfast for much of his life. Today, he uses the image of the boiling …

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Trigger Article 16. We want unfettered GB-NI Trade.

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/573209 Please sign the petition above.

Former loyalist paramilitaries call for ‘rational’ talks on Northern Ireland protocol

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/former-loyalist-paramilitaries-call-for-rational-talks-on-northern-ireland-protocol-1.4483571 Reach UK group backs DUP plan to ‘free’ Northern Ireland from protocol about 17 hours ago Freya McClements A loyalist sign in Lurgan, Co Armagh, about the Belfast Agreement amid tensions over the Northern Ireland protocol. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire A community organisation which represents former loyalist paramilitaries has called for “calm and rational” …

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