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Family History: The Night of the Big Wind

When you see “Reminiscences …” you know what’s coming next – half forgotten stories from the past, stories that will rekindle old memories and trigger further stories. Stories that are entertaining. Stories that are moving. Stories that make you thoughtful. Stories that make you roar with laughter. Stories that recall old friends. Stories that bring tears to your eyes. All sorts of stories.

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How to eat your pancake

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!

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An aeroplane

Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

AS storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the  travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Learn how to make the WEB work

Learn how to make the WEB work

Local businesses can learn how to make the World Wide Web work for them at the second free breakfast business workshop organised by Mid Ulster District Council.

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Contestent Lauren McCrory performing on Gael Media's 'Glor Tire' Season 13, for TG4, recorded at The Quays Galway.  Lauren was mentored by Barry Kirwan. Photo by Sean McCormack.

Show your support for our Lauren

Calling country music fans from Tyrone and beyond! Popular TG4 country music series Glór Tíre is back on our screens and Tyrone contestant Lauren McCrory is making her debut in the concert episodes of the series on Tuesday, February 28 at 9.30pm.

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Kathryn shocked by attacks on immigrants

Kathryn shocked by attacks on immigrants

A young woman shocked by attacks on immigrants following Brexit has created a poster to challenge the attitudes of people who commit hate crimes.

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Karl is set to tread the boards

Karl is set to tread the boards

It’s a case of art imitating life for Karl McGuckin these days.

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Marks & Spencer Northern Ireland has revealed a new partnership with leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), an organisation who aim to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, as well offering specialist support to affected families and young people. The development comes after M&S Newtownbreda Foodhall Manager, Matthew Thompson, tragically died from a previously undiagnosed heart condition while jogging on the Lagan Towpath in June last year. Pictured are Lauren McCaughtry, Matthew's partner and fellow M&S employee, and M&S Head of Region, Ryan Lemon, as they announce the partnership.

M&S announce partnership with heart charity CRY

Marks & Spencer stores in Co Tyrone has revealed a new partnership with leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), an organisation who aim to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, as well as offering specialist support to affected families and young people.

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Learning from Patient Experience

Learning from Patient Experience

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has hosted a special celebration event to share and learn from some of the Best Practice across Allied Health Professional Services.

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Get engineering careers fair

Get engineering careers fair

South West College are excited to host the Get Engineering Careers Fair on Saturday, February 25 from 9.30am - 1.30pm in Dungannon.

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Tyrone students test their wits in All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad

Tyrone students test their wits in All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad

Talented problem solvers from Ashton School in Cookstown High School tested their minds against the world’s toughest puzzles in logic, language and linguistics during the qualifying round of the ADAPT All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad recently.

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Blood cancer survivor fronts campaign

Blood cancer survivor fronts campaign

Craig Mawhinney is one of the faces of local charity Leukaemia and Lymphoma NI’s new blood cancer awareness campaign, Empty Chairs.

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The US company confirmed that the US dollar to pound exchange rate made business unsustainable and that prices will increase as of 23 February 2017.

TECH: Brexit pound sees Sonos speakers price hike

Premium audio fans are about to feel the brunt of Brexit after luxury speaker and sound system manufacturer, Sonos, confirmed they will be raising prices by 25 per cent.

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Lights, camera, action for Holy Trinity College students

Lights, camera, action for Holy Trinity College students

‘A Show in a Box’ production company paid a visit to Holy Trinity College, Cookstown to facilitate a workshop with Year 10 students.

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Does your organisation LOVE a Challenge?

Groupon UK and Ireland Vice President and former Apprentice TV finalist, Jim Eastwood, who’s from Cookstown, joined the current Miss Northern Ireland, Emma Carswell to launch Action Cancer’s Shops’ Challenge 2017.

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EA's Online Safer Internet Video Competition�" first prize winners Holy Trinity College, Cookstown, pictured at EA tv studio with Peter Bower UK Safer Internet Centre, Orla O'Hagan NSPCC, Gerard McStocker Teacher, Bernie McNally Chair SBNI, Conor Mallon School Technician and Damian Harvey C2k. Front row: Rosanna Jack Anti-Bullying Forum and TV Presenter Emma-Louise Johnston.

Holy Trinity scoops internet prize

Promoting the Safer Internet Day theme ‘Be the change: unite for a better internet’, the Education Authority announced the winners of its second Online Safety competition.

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Cookstown Bible Week starts soon

Cookstown Bible Week starts soon

This year’s Cookstown Bible Week will run over a long weekend, Febauary 23 - 26, when the guest speaker will be David Robertson from Dundee.

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Cookstown High School Ski Trip

Cookstown High School Ski Trip

Pupils and staff have just returned from Ski School in Folgaria Italy.

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Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of office workers are eating the same lunch every single day, a study has found.

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Camera club member takes an award

Camera club member takes an award

Dungannon and Cookstown Camera Club member Dympna Heagney has received a prestigious award.

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