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Dying Matters Event to encourage people to talk

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust is encouraging people to talk about end of life care and death at an information event on Tuesday, May 9 at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown.

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Giboney Court celebrates 40 years of fantastic homes with Clanmil

Giboney Court celebrates 40 years of fantastic homes with Clanmil

People living at Giboney Court in Cookstown helped celebrate Clanmil Housing’s 40th anniversary with an evening of food and entertainment.

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Standards are high at Inspection and Display

Standards are high at Inspection and Display

The Annual Inspection and Display of the 1st Dungannon Company of the Boys’ Brigade was held in the Parker Hall when an excellent turnout of parents and friends attended.

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Flight delay

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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Paul McErlain from Magherafelt is taking on a 3 in 3 Iron Distance Challenge in aid of Friends of the Cancer Centre.

Fabulous baker brother Paul takes on 3 in 3 Iron Distance Challenge

Magherafelt man and one of the famous baker brothers behind award winning bakery Genesis Crafty, Paul McErlain, is getting set to take on a gruelling test of fitness and endurance in a bid to raise over £10,000 for Friends of the Cancer Centre.

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Tyrone heat winners Lily Neill and Hannah Ewing, Drumglass High School with judges Brian Quinn and Caitriona Lennox of Mount Charles.

Pupils set to cook up a storm in final

Lily Neill and Hannah Ewing, a team of pupils from Drumglass High School in Dungannon have been named a regional finalist of the 2017 Mount Charles Big School Cook Off, and will progress to the grand finale in June.

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Roughan Silver Band’s annual concert

Roughan Silver Band’s annual concert

Corick House Hotel is the venue for Roughan Silver Band’s annual concert on Thursday, May 4 at 8pm.

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Sarah Winslow, Lynda Elliott and Lynsey Purdy with the Chairpersons Cup awarded for their contribution to the Junior club.

DLHC Annual Awards evening

Dungannon Ladies Hockey Club held their Awards Dinner on Saturday, April 22.

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My Sister's Closet bloggers Anita and Donna Ross. Pic: Matt Mackey / Presseye.com

Dungannon fashionistas stars of new RTÉ show

Two fashion forward sisters from Dungannon are sharing their expertise with women across the island of Ireland in a new show on RTÉ player.

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Dental32 ‘Brushes Up’ to raise money for Cancer Focus NI!

Dental32 ‘Brushes Up’ to raise money for Cancer Focus NI!

Dental32 Magherafelt has raisied an outstanding £1,323 for Cancer Focus NI through its 10th Anniversary Coffee Party held on Friday, March 31.

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Cherry Plastics add their support to the cause

Cherry Plastics add their support to the cause

Cherry Plastics in Dungannon has planted seeds of hope by adding their support to a new recycling initative which aims to raise money for charity.

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Piaras crowned best electrician at awards

Piaras crowned best electrician at awards

A DUNGANNON student has been crown best electrician at this year’s skillELECTRIC awards.

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Glenoe, County Antrim

Picture Special: Nineteenth century Ireland has been revealed in a series of photochrom postcards

The spectacular images show still familiar sites and locations

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Timothy gets Apprentice of the Year

Timothy gets Apprentice of the Year

Donnelly Group Dungannon apprentice Timothy Hagan, a student at the South West College, has been named Northern Ireland Auto Skills Apprentice of the Year 2017 and will now move on to the UK-wide heats of the competition.

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‘Outstanding contribution’

‘Outstanding contribution’

Mid Ulster District Council held its second Civic Awards ceremony of 2017 to recognise those in the district who have made an outstanding contribution to business, sport and community.

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Seamus Heaney.

Genealogy: The county that gave us Seamus Heaney and Danny Boy

This is the third instalment of our quick tour round the counties to remind us of the pleasure that versifiers give us.

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Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Q. I have been employed for two years, but I have never received a contract of employment, I keep asking my employer for this but they are not giving it to me. What are my rights?

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Author of the book: Rev. Martyn McGeown

New book by Cookstwon missionary

Pastor Martyn McGeown, missionary of Ballymena’s Covenant Protestant Reformed Church, has recently had his first book published.

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Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Trevor Wilson is pictured with Dr �amon Phoenix highlighting the series of commemorative talks.

Decade of anniversaries continues

The next two in a series of free talks marking a decade of anniversaries will take place later this month as part of Mid Ulster District Council’s programme of commemorative events.

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Over 120 cross the finish line

Over 120 cross the finish line

Over 120 Couch to 5K (C25K) participants gave each other a well-deserved pat on the back recently as they graduated from the latest programme, which was funded through the Northern Partnership for Physical Activity, and delivered by Mid Ulster District Council.

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