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Mid Ulster bank closures a 'blow to the staff concerned'

The closure of two branches of First trust Bank in Cookstown and Magherafelt is 'a loss to our high streets' as well as a 'blow to the staff' according to Mid Ulster's council chair.

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First Trust Bank to shut Cookstown and Magherafelt branches

First Trust Bank to shut Cookstown and Magherafelt branches

First Trust Bank customers in Mid Ulster will be impacted by its decision to close half its branches in Northern Ireland.
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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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Mid Ulster house prices jump almost 15% despite overall downward trend

The average cost of a house in Mid Ulster has grown almost 15 per cent to just over £142,000 in the last year, according to new Ulster University research.

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Court

Magherafelt business directors disqualified for five years

The two directors of Magherafelt-based utilities installation business have been banned from heading up a company for the next five years after racking up £60k of personal expenditure whilst failing to pay tax bills.
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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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WATCH:‘Sea of yellow’ as one thousand baby chicks found abandoned in field

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire.

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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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Rosemary Barton welcomes scheme

Developments in Moygashel welcome

Plans for new homes in the Moygashel area of Dungannon have been praised locally.

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Technology

Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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A Nokia 3310.

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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A disabled woman being interviewed

Nearly half of employers hesitant about hiring someone with a disability

Nearly half of employers (45 per cent) are hesitant about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job according to latest research from disability organisation Purple.

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Eamon McGuckin Manager Bank of Ireland, Roisin Monaghan Business Advisor Bank of Ireland / Cookstown Rotary, Sandra McKenna Cookstown Rotary, Ann McKenny Head of Business Studies Holy Trinity College, HTC Pupils  FJ Canavan; Miguel Heatherington; Dorian Dascalu; Daniel Wojtek; Rhiannon Loughran; Serena ONeill

Cookstown’s young start-ups impress at the bank

Students from Holy Trinity College and Cookstown High School impressed judges at Cookstown’s Bank of Ireland branch with their business ideas.

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Business breakfast

Rotary club continues tour of the town for breakfast

On its continuing tour of the town, Cookstown's Rotary Club is inviting business people from across Mid Ulster to join them for breakfast tomorrow morning.

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Students from St Patrick’s create ‘The Super Sub’

Students from St Patrick’s create ‘The Super Sub’

Students from St Patrick’s Academy have been crowned winners of a competition set by the SUBWAY® brand to design and market a new sandwich to be sold in stores across Northern Ireland.

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New showroom makes a splash

New showroom makes a splash

Bassetts, Northern Ireland’s largest bathroom, heating and tile company recently opened the doors of its newly refurbished Dungannon showroom, located on Brooke Street, with an exclusive launch event.

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Logging onto Facebook

Facebook cloning: What’s true and what’s false about the viral warning?

Facebook users may be seeing posts from their friends warning them about “Facebook cloning”. Some concerned account holders are urging others not to accept a second friend request from accounts purporting to belong to them.

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Working on a sewing machine

Gender pay gap could be ‘baked into the next generation’ of workers

Despite the Equal Pay Act being introduced 47 years ago, the gender pay gap remains one of the biggest issues facing British workers.

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Pictured are Ann McGregor (Chief Executive of NI Chamber) and Councillor Trevor Wilson, Chair of Mid Ulster District Council

Driving business growth in Mid Ulster Council area

One of Northern Ireland’s most entrepreneurial regions has joined Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce (NI Chamber).

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