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Busy Bees’ garden is blooming marvellous!

Busy Bee Cross Community Playgroup in Maghera is delighted to declare their recently refurbished garden area open.

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(l-r): NI Water's Graeme Smyth from Knockloughrim; Stephanie McCullagh; Anne McDowell; and Peter Johnston.

Graeme rubs shoulders with royalty

NI Water staff were guests at the annual Hillsborough Garden Party held on Thursday, September 7.

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Tokyo

The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

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Niall Gribbin (Setanta Ltd), Martin Marshall  (Homeowner), Mark Gribbin (Setanta Ltd)

Castledawson firm wins energy award

A Castledawson building firm has won a national prize for the best energy efficient project in the UK.

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The Empower project.

Empower Project goes from strength to strength

An innovative Lottery funded initiative in Magherafelt which offers support to families of children with autism, dyslexia and dyspraxia continues to go from strength to strength.

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WIN: pair of VIP tickets to Farmer’s Bash PLUS a meet-and-greet with the stars

WIN: pair of VIP tickets to Farmer’s Bash PLUS a meet-and-greet with the stars

Grab your stetson and your best jiving boots...the biggest country music dance ever is coming to Belfast!

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This 1 coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker. (Photo: Johnston Press)

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.
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Air Ambulance crew scrambling.

Air Ambulance has attended 10 incidents in County Antrim

Air Ambulance NI began its operations just seven weeks ago and is already making a life-saving impact. 

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Pretty Polly the six-year-old Border Collie cross with her new owner Richard Smyth.

Polly finally finds her forever home

Staff at Dogs Trust Ballymena are thrilled that one of their long-term residents has found her special someone.

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Dominos Magherafelt and Coleraine crew members Jennifer Winder and Stephen Brady with Anna Egner, corporate fundraiser, NI Children's Hospice.

A pizza the fundraising action from Domino’s

Domino’s stores in Magherafelt, Coleraine, Omagh, Waterside and Cityside handed over a cheque for £690 to the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospital on following a recent fundraising drive.

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Super Sunday at Vincent’s Boutique

Super Sunday at Vincent’s Boutique

St Vincent de Paul, Cookstown, are holding a charitable event on Sunday, September 24, called ‘Super Sunday’ at their premises at 35 Loy Street.

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Autism NI - Mid Ulster Support Group enjoyed a family fun day at JungleNI.

Autism NI Mid Ulster Support Group enjoy ‘Jungle’ fun

Autism NI Mid Ulster Support Group recently enjoyed a family fun day at JungleNI.

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Dementia carers support course launched in Cookstown

Dementia carers support course launched in Cookstown

People in Cookstown caring for someone with dementia are being offered the opportunity to learn more about the condition and how it affects people in a series of free courses being run by Alzheimer’s Society throughout the Northern Trust area.

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Enjoying the virtual reality ArtCart workshop.

The WheelWorks Art Cart rolls into town

WheelWorks ArtCart rolled in to Cookstown recently to showcase the Virtual Reality creations of local young people who took part in an innovative and engaging ‘Coding Safe’ project developed in collaboration with drug and alcohol services charity ASCERT.

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Stagg Chilli

ASDA recalls chili over allergy fears

Asda has recalled a line of chili following the discovery that some items may contain an incorrect product.

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The hugely popular Red Arrows will provide two unforgettable displays at Air Waves Portrush on Saturday 2nd September and Sunday 3rd September.Picture Kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Sky’s the limit as Air Waves Portrush returns

Visitors to Portrush will be flying high with the return of Ireland’s biggest air show.

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Bob & Berts owners David Ferguson, left, and Colin McClean

Bob & Berts plan to open 30 new stores and create 600 jobs after £2m boost

Independent coffee chain Bob & Berts is poised for significant growth with confirmation of a £2 million investment from the Business Growth Fund.

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Six NI chippies have been shortlisted in the National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish.

REVEALED: The NI fish and chip shops shortlisted for prestigious UK award

Northern Ireland’s top six fish and chip shops have been revealed today as part of the 30th anniversary National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish.
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Day of Prayer at Nutts Corner

Day of Prayer at Nutts Corner

A prayer event will be held at Nutts Corner Market Area to pray for the healing of the island of Ireland on September 9 from 1-4pm.

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Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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