Fingers crossed

The Tour of the North parade starts at 7.15pm this evening. The media focus has been on a stretch of the Crumlin Road as North and West Belfast Parades Forum and Ardoyne Parades Dialogue Group have a second go at getting it right. Everyone I have talked to seems reasonably confident it can work. However, given the patchwork quilt of communities in North Belfast, problems could develop elsewhere along the route. An eyewitness update will be provided on the Crumlin Road parade later tonight. Update based on my text messages here. Worth noting Sluggerotoole beat the BBC and UTV websites to the story.
Unfortunately, somone or someones are not on message with a phoney bomb threat telephoned to Wheatfield Primary School in Glenbryn earlier today.


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