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Midsummer Sessions gigs ‘on course’ to entertain at Irish Open

Following the sell-out success of Atlantic Sessions in 2016 and its 2017 NI Tourism Award, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council will be bringing Midsummer Sessions to Portstewart during the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

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Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES pre-orders sell out

If you’ve not already pre-ordered the long awaited Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES, then the chances are you’re going to have to get in line after distributors sold out of pre-orders this morning.

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An introduction to Bird Ringing

Have you ever wondered if the robin you regularly see in your garden is the same bird every time?

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Anchors aweigh as TitanicDance returns to the Forum

Anchors aweigh as TitanicDance returns to the Forum

The Millennium Forum’s hugely successful Irish dance musical extravaganza, TitanicDance, will return to the stage later this year as it embarks on its first UK/Ireland tour.

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Members of Sperrin U3A.

Sperrin U3A explore Ranfurly and the Argory

Members of Sperrin U3A (University of the Third Age) have thanked Mid-Ulster District Council for the grant-aid which partly funded their recent outing to Ranfurly House in Dungannon and the Argory in Moy.

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Catherine McCoy, Workspace (front row, center) with representatives from local community and voluntary groups who recently received grants from the Workspace Community Fund.

Workspace Community Fund distributes grants

A total of 13 community and voluntary groups from the Magherafelt area of Mid Ulster District Council were recently awarded grants from the Workspace Community Fund to enable them to run projects in their areas that otherwise would not happen.

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How healthy is your favourite snack?

Put down the breakfast pot because our favourite healthy treats might not actually be as good for us as first thought.
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Councillor Audrey Wales, former Mid & East Antrim Mayor, pictured launching  the Dalriada Wife Carrying Competition with strong man Chris McNaughton.

Carry your wife for chance to go to Prague

Dalriada Festival is introducing a new and novel competition to its 2017 programme which will give one lucky couple the chance to get carried away to Prague.

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Radio star & Stylist releases car detox video diary

Rebecca McKinney, a self-confessed ‘car addict’ has gone car free in the build-up to Bus + Train Week which runs from June 5-11.

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Compere Alan Simpson meets the raft crews.

RESULTS: Portrush Raft Race 2017

The weather wasn’t the most welcoming but it didn’t deter hardy participants in this year’s Portrush Raft Race in aid of the RNLI.

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Ready to grace the Burnavon stage once again,  Superstars Theatre Group bring to you their adaption of a well known Disney musical.  In rehearsal since September this lively and talented group of young people with additional needs will astound you with their singing and dancing capabilities.

Curtain up on Superstars Theatre Group!

Ready to grace the stage of the Burnavon theatre once again, Superstars Theatre Group are bringing to you their adaption of a well known Disney musical on Saturday, June 10.

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Riona O'Connor pictured with her son.

VIDEO: Irish mum's hilarious parody on parenthood goes viral

An Irish mother's side-splittingly funny YouTube video on the highs and lows of parenthood has gone viral.

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Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Trevor Wilson joins Sacred Heart Primary School, Rock, Dungannon for a Living History session at Tullaghoge Fort.

School children enjoy Living History at Tullaghoge

Six Mid Ulster primary schools recently enjoyed complimentary tours and Living History sessions delivered by Mid Ulster District Council’s education programme.

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Work wellness week success

Work wellness week success

The staff at Specialist joinery group, Maghera have been enjoying a bumper wellness week.

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Rock and District Historical Society’s outing

Rock and District Historical Society’s outing

Rock and District Historical Society’s annual two day outing will take place on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday 18.

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Benone beach is a must-see.

11 of Northern Ireland's most beautiful beaches

It's a beautiful summer's day out there and, if you're lucky enough to have the day off work, there really is no excuse not to get your bucket and spade and have some fun.
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‘Protecting from Hidden Harm’

‘Protecting from Hidden Harm’

Agreeing actions to tackle the significant harm many children and young people experience due to parental drug and alcohol misuse was the focus of the ‘Impact: Substance Misuse in the Family’ conference was held in Cookstown by Breakthru.

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Hairdressers reaches grand final of L’Oreal Award

Hairdressers reaches grand final of L’Oreal Award

Local hairdressers Lorraine Quinn, Nicola Loughran and Make up artist Andrea Watters, from Surgery Hairdressing in Moy has made it through to the grand final of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Award 2017.

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And He’s Off! Mal’s on a mission

And He’s Off! Mal’s on a mission

The owner of Fish and Chip Shop, The Dolphin, Dungannon has set off on his 1500 mile solo charity cycle to the UK’s Top 10 Chippies in a bid to net £15,000 for the Fishermen’s Mission.

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Lucy Evangelista with daughter, Leila and back: husband, Matt McCullough with son Luke pictured at the launch of Centra Run Together.

Calls to run together for charity

Northern Ireland’s leading convenience retailer Centra is calling on people across Tyrone to take part in its popular series of charity family fun runs.

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