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Bus stoned at Currynierin: Elderly lady is terrorised as youths smash stone through window. An elderly lady was terrorised when the bus on which she was travelling was stoned at Currynierin last Thursday. According to Ulsterbus two youths were playing at the Currynierin football pitch ran off as a stone smashed through the bus’ side door before breaking a window.

Fountain cards are a ‘positive step.’ The co-ordinator of the Fountain Area Partnership, Ken Rooney, has welcomed the latest initiative aimed at encouraging Protestants to return to the cityside. Recently, a half-page advertisement was taken out in local newspapers, which contained more than 70 names of community activist, expressing support for the FAP’s efforts to regenerate the last remaining Protestant estate on the Westbank.