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NEWS: North Down Ulster Young Unionists launched with support of UUP Leader Robin Swann

NEWS: North Down Ulster Young Unionists launched with support of UUP Leader Robin Swann

On Friday 14th September 2018, Ards and North Down Ulster Young Unionists was launched in Londonderry Park, Newtownards to grow support for the union and broaden its base in Ards and North Down through community involvement and outreach. Elected were Chairman Michael Palmer, Secretary Philip Agnew and Treasurer Bethany Ferris. Also in attendance were Ulster […]

OPINION: The role of Unionism’s progressive flank- By William Ennis

OPINION: The role of Unionism’s progressive flank- By William Ennis

IT WAS something that first occurred to me as I read Sinnerton’s David Ervine: Uncharted Waters and was then confirmed when I read The Principles of Loyalism, by William Mitchell. Something which made me the unionist I am. A realisation that not only did my socio-economic politics lie to the left-of-centre, but that my unionism […]

TUV leader Jim Allister slams disproportionate policing undermining unionist confidence in the PSNI

TUV leader Jim Allister slams disproportionate policing undermining unionist confidence in the PSNI

TUV leader Jim Allister has criticised the PSNI’s disproportionate policing operation which targeted east Belfast bonfires, whilst deploying a “softly softly” approach to republicans attacking Protestant homes in Londonderry’s fountain estate. Mr Allister has said that recent PSNI actions were “undermining confidence in the police among many in the Unionist community”. Earlier this week the […]

NEWS: Cllr Corr-Johnston speaks to Unionist Voice and expresses her shock at abuse she received for daring to criticise Feile

NEWS: Cllr Corr-Johnston speaks to Unionist Voice and expresses her shock at abuse she received for daring to criticise Feile

Progressive Unionist Party Councillor Julie Anne Corr-Johnston has expressed her shock at the barrage of hate-filled comments and messages that she received after daring to criticise the west Belfast Feile. The Belfast City Councillor took to social media on Sunday night and posted a moderate and reasoned critique of the events taking place on the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Hoey MP on why the British Government should refuse to recognise the result of Zimbabwe election

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Hoey MP on why the British Government should refuse to recognise the result of Zimbabwe election

Kate Hoey MP is a former Government Minister, current Labour MP and Chair of the UK all-party Zimbabwe group. A strong supporter of the union, Kate is also a key member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.   By Kate Hoey MP Over the last few weeks I have escaped from the doom mongers of […]

Sinn Fein press office trying to bully the media into censoring ‘unacceptable’ voices

Sinn Fein press office trying to bully the media into censoring ‘unacceptable’ voices

  In October 1988 the British Government introduced the controversial broadcasting ban that meant senior Sinn Fein figures such as Gerry Adams were banned from speaking on the airways, it resulted in a walkout by BBC staff who later circumvented the ban by using actors voices when interviewing people such as Adams and then party […]

EXCLUSIVE: Statistics show that Alliance Party statements focus almost solely on attacking unionists

EXCLUSIVE: Statistics show that Alliance Party statements focus almost solely on attacking unionists

Figures collated by Unionist Voice show that the Alliance Party are more than three-times as likely to issue statements attacking Unionism, than they are to issue any kind of criticism of the nationalist community. The astonishing figures, taken from the Alliance Party’s own website, provide a clear demonstration of the nationalist ethos of the party. […]

NEWS: Alliance Party mocked as they label Regimental band banner as “paramilitary”  

NEWS: Alliance Party mocked as they label Regimental band banner as “paramilitary”  

In their latest gaffe, stemming from their insatiable desire to attack every vetsiage of British identity, the Alliance Party have slammed a banner highlighting the renowned and award winning Ulster Volunteer Force Regimental band and labelled it as a “paramilitary” banner.  The Alliance Party have once again stepped up their never ending war on every […]

EBCI respond to latest Alliance party attack on unionist culture

EBCI respond to latest Alliance party attack on unionist culture

The East Belfast Community Initiative has responded to the latest targeting of unionist identity and cultural expression by the pro-nationalist Alliance party. The Irish News’s Brendan Hughes carried the story in today’s paper, without contacting EBCI for a right of response. As a result a factually incorrect and somewhat  one sided story has appeared. The […]

EXCLUSIVE: The ‘directive’ issued by Sinn Fein’s Infrastructure Minister designed to target bonfires and parading

EXCLUSIVE: The ‘directive’ issued by Sinn Fein’s Infrastructure Minister designed to target bonfires and parading

A back-door strategy designed to provide an avenue to restrict bonfires via the clever use of legislative provisions, and to act as a pre-cursor to an attempt to widen the legislation to also encompass parading, is set to be implemented by Council’s across Northern Ireland. A directive from the Sinn Fein controlled Department of Infrastructure […]

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