‘Knock on effect of recession’ closes Cookstown’s Oxfam

Cookstown’s Oxfam’s shop closed its doors for the last time on September 10, and the charity is putting it down to the knock-on effect of the recession.

Asda regional buying manager Brian Conway, left, with Chris Moore, national account manager for Irwins Bakery. INPT38-005

Irwin’s in Asda muffin deal as tastes expand

An appetite for a bigger choice of breakfast products has secured Irwin’s Bakery a new contract with Asda.

Supplier of the Year award, won by Magherafelt-based Box It

Magherafelt-based firm Box It scoops national award

Magherafelt-based document management specialist, Box-it, has been named Supplier of the Year by the Information and Records’ Management Society (IRMS).

Creagh Concrete

Breaking: Man trapped under machine in incident at Creagh Concrete

An incident at Creagh Concrete in Ardboe this morning (Thursday), has sparked a Health and Safety Executive investigation.

Woman with tissue and hot drink

Sickness absence on the rise in the Northern Ireland Civil Service

Civil service staff sickness in Northern Ireland is on the increase, a report from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) has revealed.

Cookstown Jobcentre, a new building that was opened just a few years ago, now faces closure

‘Disgust and anger’ over potential loss of more government jobs from Cookstown and Magherafelt

Over 30 staff and untold numbers of jobseekers, those too ill to work and income support recipients could soon be without a social security base in Cookstown.

A computer hacker

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.


Video: Mid Ulster entrepreneur invents answer to self-tanning woes

The Mid Ulster businesswoman who first introduced spray tanning and teeth whitening to NI has now come up with a design that could revolutionise the self tanning industry.

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Ian Milne, Sinn Fein MLA

£250k upgrade to Maghera bridge welcomed

Mid Ulster Sinn Fein MLA, Ian Milne, has welcomed an announcement around the start of a £250,000 road upgrade at Milltown Bridge in Maghera.

FanDual CEO Nigel Eccles, who grew up on a farm outside Cookstown

Story of Cookstown’s ‘billion dollar’ man hasn’t gone unnoticed in Hollywood

The story of a Cookstown man who started an online gaming company with his wife that is now worth billions, could soon be on the big screen.

‘Very limited supply’ pushes up NI house prices

‘Very limited supply’ pushes up NI house prices

House prices in Northern Ireland edged up last month, new figures show.

A bird-eye artists impression of what the finished track will look like

Plans now submitted for world-class race track at abandoned Coalisland clay pits

Amazing plans to transform abandoned clay pits in Coalisland into a state-of-the-art racing track is already a winner for Mid Ulster businesses.

Tesco has several stores in Northern Ireland.

Tesco workers facing Christmas jobs uncertainty

Thousands of Tesco workers are facing changes to working patterns and possible redundancy as the supermarket giant announces a fresh wave of cuts to its store opening hours.

Sports Direct

Sports Direct to offer guaranteed hours and pay above minimum wage

Sports Direct has said it will offer casual retail staff guaranteed hours instead of zero-hours contracts and ensure all warehouse staff are paid above National Minimum Wage following a review into working practices at the retailer.

People going to work

Figures show rise in average earnings in Northern Ireland

People in Northern Ireland are more prosperous overall than a year ago, analysts said.

Ruairi Martin from PKF-FPM Accountants receives the Excellence in People Development from sponsor, David McConaghie of Henry Bros. Also pictured are Adrian Logan and Patrick Cullen, Mid-Ulster Mail and Tyrone Times Advertising Team Leader.

Have you made your stake for our awards?

There is still time to get your entries in for the 2016 Mid Ulster Business Awards in Association with Mid Ulster District Council.

File photo dated 23/01/13 of the logo in the Apple store in Regents Street, London

Ireland ordered to recoup 11BN Euro from Apple after EU probe rules tax deal illegal

The European Commission has ordered Ireland to recoup 13 billion euro (£11.1 billion) from tech giant Apple over a sweetheart tax deal.

No commuting on Fridays would lead to an immediate reduction in emissions

How three-day weekends can help save the world (and us too)

Almost everyone enjoys a bank holiday. A three-day weekend means more time to spend with family and friends, to go out and explore the world, and to relax from the pressures of working life.

Being stuck in a dead end job by your early 40s is bad for your health, a study has found.

Dead-end jobs are bad for your health

Being stuck in a dead end job by your early 40s is bad for your health.

Domino's coming to Magherafelt

Dominos pizza rolls into Magherafelt

Domino’s Pizza is on the search for 30 new staff following the announcement it is opening a store in Magherafelt later this year.

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