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Airport offers marketing prize

George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Food NI and Mid Ulster Council to launch the search for Northern Ireland’s Best local food and drink product – offering a staggering prize of £30,000 free marketing support and brand visibility at the airport for the winner.

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Community get free information and advice on alcohol and health

Community get free information and advice on alcohol and health

Asda Cookstown and Drinkaware, the UK’s leading alcohol education charity, are working together to provide free information and advice on alcohol to the local community.

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For every 1 worth of pellets burned, successive DUP DETI Minister's promised returns of 1.60

QUARTER of all burners in botched RHI scheme are in Mid Ulster

A quarter of all businesses that applied to the botched RHI heating scheme by the former Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment are based in the Mid Ulster.
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Accident

Drivers treated for injury after early morning smash near Donaghmore

Casualties were treated by the roadside following an early morning crash on the Tullycullion Road, between the Cookstown Road and Donaghmore.

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Mid Ulster PSNI oppose all late-night entertainment licences

Mid Ulster PSNI oppose all late-night entertainment licences

Police in Mid Ulster have taken the drastic step of objecting to every single late-night entertainment licence sought in the district - whether the applicant is a pub, club, church or theatre.

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New collection from local brand

New collection from local brand

Earthed, a local luxury linen brand, will unveil its new collection at Showcase - Ireland’s Creative Expo, which runs at the RDS in Dublin from Sunday 22 to Wednesday January 25.

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Northern Ireland’s meat producers urged to innovate at local event

Northern Ireland’s meat producers urged to innovate at local event

Innovation was the focus of a seminar attended by one hundred representatives from Northern Ireland’s red meat, pork, poultry and fish sectors attended a seminar in Cookstown recently.

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Some Doritos lightly salted crisps could be harmful to people with an intolerance or allergy to wheat/gluten or soya.

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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The Belted Galloway spells out the message

Belted Galloway helps cattle dealer ‘pop the question’

Romance was alive and well over the Christmas period when a Co Tyrone cattle dealer drafted in a Belted Galloway to help ‘pop the question.’

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Bye to Robbie after 40 years

Bye to Robbie after 40 years

For the past 40 years Lisburn man Robbie Hewitt has thoroughly enjoyed a passionate career working on and selling John Deere tractors and machinery but has now decided to call it a day.

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Five really easy ways to end up with more money in 2017

January may be a tight month, but it is also one where you can take a few simple steps to have a better financial start to the year.

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William Clark enters home market

William Clark enters home market

A luxury linen producer with almost 300 years of heritage has entered the home furnishings market.

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John Duffin Keylite MD

Cookstown’s Keylite Roof Windows marks record for sales growth

Cookstown-based Keylite Roof Windows has announced it’s highest ever calendar year growth since the company was established as part of the Keystone Group in 2001.

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Beauty tips

Five gadgets to modernize your beauty routine

The future of beauty is here.
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Agriculture undergoing 'tremendous change'

Tyrone to host ‘Young Farmers’

Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) is to host its second annual agri conference on Saturday, January 21, in Cookstown.

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Trying to get off to sleep

Parents turn to tech for extra 1hour 30 mins sleep per night

Parents across the UK are damaging their children’s sleep patterns by relying on technology to get them off to sleep, a new report has found.

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Pictured are McDonalds Cookstown Business Manager Claire Hopper and Jana Pavlickova.

McDonald’s open again after a major revamp

The McDonald’s restaurant in Cookstown has re-opened its doors, creating 20 new full time jobs, following a new, exciting transformation.

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turkeys

How your Christmas turkey arrives already stuffed – with antibiotics

You may consider the turkey to be a traditional part of your Christmas celebrations. But however you cook it, something about this festive bird is changing – it’s getting fatter.

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These products are being recalled by Lidl.

Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy

Unsafe levels of a paint thinner chemical have been found in gravy granules sold at Lidl, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

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