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Magherafelt's new sculpture branded a 'monstrosity'

A DUP politician has described Magherafelt’s new public sculpture as “a £46,000 monstrosity”.

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Marvellolus visit for Probus Ladies

Marvellolus visit for Probus Ladies

Recently members from Dungannon Probus Club paid a very enjoyable visit to Brian Donnelly, Washingbay Garden Centre.

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Phillip, Laura and Kevin Diamond with family and friends presenting the cheque to Michael Nugent, community fundraiser and Kilrea Hospice Support Group.

Bellaghy family raise £18,000 for NI Hospice in memory of Margaret

A Bellaghy family has raised an incredible £18,000 for the Northern Ireland Hospice in memory of their much-loved mother.

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Cllr Malachy Quinn condemned attack

SDLP councillor condemns 'hate attack' on Coalisland car wash

A Mid Ulster councillor has condemned what he has described as a 'hate attack' on a car wash service near Coalisland.

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Roisin’s slimming success and Ballinderry group

Roisin’s slimming success and Ballinderry group

A slimmer who transformed her life by losing 4st 8lb stone is using her success to shape a new career helping other people change their lives and achieve their weight loss dreams too.

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Recycling site

Call to keep Mid Ulster recycling centres open over Bank Holidays

A Mail reader has complained about Mid Ulster Council padlocking its amenity sites on Bank Holidays.

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Bloomfield Court. Image: Google

Baby escapes injury after masked men attack house in ‘hate crime’

An 11-month-old baby has escaped injury after masked men attacked a house in Bangor, in what police have described as a hate crime.

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Thanks to a ‘dedicated nurse’ and a ‘true lady’

Thanks to a ‘dedicated nurse’ and a ‘true lady’

Marie Loughran, from Galbally near Dungannon, had asked that funds collected in leiu of a retirement present for her be donated to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.

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The pond at Polepatrick

Mid Ulster Council erect safety barriers at public park

Magherafelt SDLP Councillor Christine McFlynn has welcomed the prompt response by Mid Ulster Council staff to safety concerns at the ponds at Polepatrick Park in town.

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PSNI helicopher.

Helicopher used in search for girl

Police say they have located a young girl spotted by a member of the public in the Ministers Walk area of Moneymore on Tuesday morning.

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Success at opportunity Europe Euro Quiz

Success at opportunity Europe Euro Quiz

Six Key Stage 3 St. Ciaran’s students in Ballygawley recently came first in the regional heat of the Opportunity Europe Euro Quiz and now will go forward to compete at the Northern Ireland Final taking place in the Belfast Metropolitan College Springvale Campus in Belfast on June 1!

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Niamh Woods pictured previously with her parents Sean and Bernie.

'Daddy, please get me home’ - NI student at Manchester Arena

The family of a Northern Irish student who witnessed the horrific aftermath of a suicide bombing while working at Manchester Arena were today arranging for her to return home.
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Barn owl (c) Margaret Holland

Volunteers needed to transform the fortunes of barn owls

Wildlife lovers are being urged to help safeguard one of Northern Ireland’s most endangered birds, by getting involved in Ulster Wildlife’s annual survey of barn owls this summer.

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The attack happened at an Ariana Grande concert in the Manchester Arena on Monday evening.

Social Media: Northern Ireland reacts to Manchester attack

Public figures from right across Northern Ireland have used social media to express their sadness, shock and anger at the Manchester concert attack.
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First class of Irish Medium Stream

First class of Irish Medium Stream

On Thursday, May 11 the school community of St. Joseph’s Grammar School joined together to celebrate the Leavers’ Mass for the Class of 2017.

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Tina wins coveted Logo Competition for new Epilepsy Packs!

Tina wins coveted Logo Competition for new Epilepsy Packs!

Eight-year-old Tina Rafferty from Pomeroy has won a competition to design a logo for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s new Paediatric Epilepsy information packs.

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Child abuse: 41% rise in local cases

Child abuse: 41% rise in local cases

There has been a dramatic and worrying increase in the number of local children deemed at risk of abuse.

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Groundbreaking disability sports hub set for Mid Ulster

Groundbreaking disability sports hub set for Mid Ulster

Plans have been launched for a groundbreaking disability sports project in Mid Ulster to improve the lives of disabled people.

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A Peregrine Falcon

PSNI to monitor Peregrine sites across Northern Ireland with drones

Police are now using drones to monitor ‘hot-spot’ areas where crimes against birds of prey are happening.
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Cllr Joe O'Neill

Stones being thrown at passing cars

Sinn Féin councillors Joe O’Neill and Niamh Doris have both received a number of complaints about anti-social behaviour in the Clonoe area.

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