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Watkin Jones celebrates two resi approvals

Contractor Watkin Jones has been given the green light to proceed with a 397-student housing scheme in London and a 778-home plot in Belfast. The London scheme (pictured), located in Stratford, will include 397 student rooms and about 22,000 square feet of workspace for local businesses. Known as Grove Crescent,…
bubmag
April 21, 2022
Belfast

Carlton Doom Picks Seven Irish R&B, Rap And Hip-Hop Artists To Know

Irish music is going through a golden phase right now. Artists on both sides of the border are asserting their identities, adding a fresh spin to some vital sounds. In particular, Irish club sounds are gaining international prominence, and Belfast's AVA Festival - returning for its seventh year this summer…
bubmag
April 13, 2022
Belfast

Evening headlines: Gardaí pull five youths from burning car following pursuit across Dublin city; and fake nun banned from Belfast monastery

Here are the top stories from across Independent.ie this evening. Fraudster Catriona Carey charged with driving without insurance or licence Catriona Carey, the former Irish hockey player embroiled in an alleged mortgage scam that may have affected at least 30 people, has had two motoring prosecutions against her adjourned to…
bubmag
April 4, 2022
Belfast

Ireland's first ever Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies

Irish boxing legend John McNally has died.  The West Belfast native blazed a trail for a succession of boxing greats, by winning Ireland's first ever Olympic medal in the sport. At the Helsinki Games of 1952, McNally made it to the final of the bantamweight division where he was ultimately…
bubmag
April 4, 2022
Belfast

Scottish Secretary visits Belfast to discuss Union connectivity

On his recent visit to the city Alister Jack met businesses to talk about improving transport links between Northern Ireland and the rest of United Kingdom. On board the Stena Line Belfast - Cairnryan ferry On a two-day trip , Mr Jack met Stena Line, logistics companies, transport firms, and…
bubmag
April 2, 2022