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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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Free Planning Clinics

Free Planning Clinics

To help make the Council’s Planning service more accessible to all Mid Ulster residents, free Planning Clinics will take place in Cookstown and Dungannon offices every week.

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Video: National Trust open event at Carrick-a-Rede

The Fisherman’s cottage restoration at Carrick-a-Rede helps  cast a net into the past for the future

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Easter Monday Tractor Run

Easter Monday Tractor Run

Moneymore Young Farmers Club would like invite you to their Annual Easter Monday Tractor Run.

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Looking forward to the Great Guide Dogs Tea Party at Specsavers in Cookstown this Friday (14 April) are from left, singer/songwriter Malachi Cush, Swatragh man Gary Loughran with his guide dog Usher and Brian OKane, store director at Specsavers, Cookstown.  The event is part of a fun-packed day for shoppers and visitors to mark both Easter and the official opening of the new Specsavers store.

Why not join the Great Guide Dogs Tea Party?

Specsavers in Cookstown is hosting a ‘Great Guide Dogs Tea Party’ in store on Friday, April 14 from 10am until 1pm.

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