A NEW training and employability programme for the Coalisland and Dungannon areas has been made possible after the Department of Social Development announced funding of £276,000 for the initiative.
EVERY year in the Cookstown and Dungannon area, 148 men are diagnosed with and 92 men die from cancer.
SDLP Economy Spokesperson and Chairman of the Enterprise Trade and Investment Committee at Stormont, Patsy McGlone has requested a meeting with the Minister for Regional Development over the suspension of road works in Northern Ireland during the G8 summit.
Sinn Féin Councillor, Sean Clarke, has said the recent proposals outlining the District Electoral Areas for the new Mid Ulster Council will be scrutinised over coming weeks.
Diane Dodds MEP has committed to working alongside local Churches and Faith based organisations to help bring funding into the Magherafelt area. Mrs. Dodds was speaking at a packed “Funding Workshop” in Magherafelt Council Offices last week,
THE Coalisland Parish Youth Team – iYOUTH - is holding a day of workshops for 16 to 35 year olds in St Joseph’s College Coalisland on Sunday, 7 July.
ON Tuesday May 28 Magherafelt Harriers are holding a 5k fun run/walk at Lough Fea, with a start time of 7pm with all proceeds going to Cancer Focus.
The Olympic flame burns brightly in Cookstown as the Mid-Ulster Sports Arena (MUSA) recently played host to 100 local children and young people who took part in the Flames programme.
SPERRIN Harriers were well represented at Belfast City Marathon, which took place on the May Day Bank holiday, the overall race was wo.
Irish Senior Cup first round:
Three top ten placings in three stages of the Tour of Ulster reinforced how adeptly East Tyrone’s Gary Jeffers has made the step up to become one of the country’s top elite riders.
This week in the Bannside Electrical Services time trial league several personal bests were broken or come close to.
COOKSTOWN Motorcycle Touring Club members were delighted to welcome 13 members of Moto-Club de Plerin for a short three-night stay in Cookstown, between May 5th and May 8th as part of a week-long visit to Ireland by the club.
7 DAYS Dead have reached the final of the Wacken Metal Battle Ireland 2013 competition in The Pint Bar, Eden’s Quay, Dublin on April 27.
A LOCAL charity has invited Mid Ulster residents to ‘join the conversation on dementia’ during Dementia Awareness Week.
A GROUP of 37 young people from the Loughshore area enjoyed a great day out at Craigavon Water Sports Centre last weekend.
CLONOE Parish are organising a Bus to Knock on Sunday 26 May as part of the Armagh Diocesan Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine in Co Mayo.
YOUNG performers and West End fans from Mid Ulster are invited to audition for a local youth production of the 1980s classic musical film Fame, featuring the famous title song.
BRIANNA Cassidy from Maghera, a final year student in Business Studies at the University of Ulster at Jordanstown, has been named a winner of the Ulster Business School’s Placement Innovation Awards 2012 in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics.
THE Society is pleased to announce the success of the morning gardening activities held in the walled garden at Parkanaur for children P1-P7 school age.
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Saturday 18 May 2013
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