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SASS & BOHO candles stolen in burglary

THE future of a local candle company is in doubt after its premises were broken into and the entire contents of its stock stolen.

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Family, Friends, Colleagues and some of our local musicians gathered along side Lorna Watson (NICHS), Gary's niece Erin Foy, his daughter Zara Morris and Deputy Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Frances Burton to launch Bapper's Gig in aid of Northern Ireland Chest, Heart & Stroke on Saturday, August 4 at The Hill of The O'Neill.

‘Bapper’s Gig’ to raise funds for CH&S

A popular Mid Ulster swimming instructor, the late Gary ‘Bapper’ Morris’ will be honoured, remembered and his legacy celebrated with an forthcoming outdoor festival Bapper’s Gig: NI Rock N’ Roll Festival on Saturday, August 4 at The Hill of The O’Neill in Dungannon.

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Getting to know each other in Sacele.

Romania will live in our memory

A group of staff and students from Cookstown High School have returned from a humanitarian trip to Romania.

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Back (L-R) Local musicians and friends of Bapper's come together to launch Bapper's Gig including Brian Mallon of Blackwater Conspiracy, along with Stuart Stretton (Dungannon Leisure Centre), Barry Lynch of Craic Horses, Paul Faloon of Pat McManus Band, Plunkett McComb (Kalibur), Seamus Donnelly (A Little Bitter) and Rew Donaghy with Kaidy (Kalibur). Front: David White, Lorna Watson (NICHS), Gary Morris' niece Erin Foy and his daughter Zara along with Deputy Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Cllr Frances Burton and Ciaran Campbell of SD Entertainment.

‘Bapper’s Gig’ to raise funds for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke

A popular Mid Ulster swimming instructor, the late Gary ‘Bapper’ Morris’ will be honoured, remembered and his legacy celebrated with an forthcoming outdoor festival Bapper’s Gig: NI Rock N’ Roll Festival on Saturday, August 4, at The Hill of The O’Neill in Dungannon.

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With the arrival of the warmer weather, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) is warning of the dangers and consequences of gorse fires.

Concerns after 47 gorse fires

With the arrival of the warmer weather, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) is warning of the extreme dangers and serious consequences of deliberate fire setting in the countryside.

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Preparations are well underway for the 2018 Tyrone County Fleadh which is being held in Dungannon this week (June 17-24).

Visit Tyrone County Fleadh..!

Preparations are well underway for the 2018 Tyrone County Fleadh which is being held in Dungannon this week (June 17-24).

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Poet Frank Galligan is pictured taking to students Isobella McCrudden (9) fram St Theresa's P.S , Belfast,  Jonathan Graham (10), Antertaine.P.S, MAghera and Anna O'Connor, St Patrick's P.S Magehra at the closing event.  Picture by Brian Morrison.

Maghera Schools celebrate Our Place Project Finale at the Lyric Theatre

More than 150 primary and secondary school children visited the Lyric Theatre this week for the conclusion of Poetry Ireland’s Writers in Schools project.

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Members of Superstars Club who are celebrating after receiving almost �300,000 of National Lottery funding.

£300K for young people with learning disabilities

Local young people with learning disabilities and physical and sensory impairments are improving their lives, thanks to almost £300,000 of National Lottery funding.

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Work go ahead to bring natural gas to Coalisland

Work go ahead to bring natural gas to Coalisland

SGN Natural Gas have confirmed that the construction phase to bring natural gas to Coalisland began on Monday (June 4).

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Western Trust Volunteers with Jackie White, Director at Action on Hearing Loss Northern Ireland (far right), Geraldine Keys, Information Officer (2nd right top) and Mary Cruickshank, Hearing Aid Liaison Officer (2nd right bottom).

Vounteers are just Perfect!

A group of volunteers from the Western Health and Social Care Trust area have been recognised for their vital role delivering hearing aid maintenance and information to people with hearing loss across the Trust area.

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Calling for fundraising support are Charis Cancer Care Fundraising Director Veronica Morris with Claire Hughes Soir�e Society and  Owen Mulligan.

Croke Park meets Windsor Park Fundraising event

Local sporting hero, Owen Mulligan is joining Aaron Hughes in a Croke Park meets Windsor Park Charity Fundraising event.

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Roll up...roll up it’s market time!

Approximately 25,000 people visited the Cookstown Continental Market over the weekend.

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Chloe, Ella and Shannon with Attorney General John Larkin QC.

Students gain insights from Living Law programme

Cookstown High School pupils have gained a valuable insight into the legal orofession through the Attorney General’s Living Law Programme.

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Eric is getting warmed up for the Dogs Trust Ballymena Family Fun Day.'Dogs and their human companions are being invited to attend the popular annual event being held this year on Saturday, June 9.

You’d be barking mad to miss Doggy Fun Day

Dogs and their human companions are being invited to Dogs Trust Ballymena’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 9.

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Cookstown High School's Lucy McClenaghan who won a silver medal in the mini girls' long jump with a jump of 4.36 metres at the Ulster Schools Athletics Championships and Grace Carson who won gold in senior girls 3000  metres and silver in the senior girls 1500 metres.

Athletics success for CHS students

Six Cookstown High School pupils travelled to the Antrim Forum recently to compete in the Ulster Schools Athletics Championships.

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The Cookstown High School girls at their home tournament.

Cookstown High School Girls Football success.

The 2017/2018 girls’ football season kicked off in Castlederg High school, where a group of girls from Cooksktown High School travelled down and played against Castlederg, Fivemiletown, and Omagh High Schools.

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Employees from Premier Electrics in Bellaghy with Joanne Young from Macmillan Cancer Care.

Bellaghy firm goes on the ‘Rampage’ for Macmillan!

Employees from Premier Electrics, an electrical contractor based in Bellaghy, have recently taken part in the Rampage Run to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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The five-star Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel and Spa.

Lough Eske Castle: A tranquil haven for rest and relaxation

I’ve been fortunate enough to have stayed in some of the top-rated hotels around Ireland and further afield, but the experience hasn’t always been what I’d hoped.

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Julie Wakley, Tourism Ireland; Cllr Kim Ashton, Mid Ulster Council; actors Adrian Dunbar and Br�d Brennan; and Catherine Heaney, at an event in London to celebrate the work of Heaney and to promote Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy. 'Pic ' Malcolm McNally

Liam Neeson narrates new film celebrating Heaney

Liam Neeson is the narrator of a new film celebrating Heaney’s life, literature and inspiration.

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Author Emma Heatherington.

Donaghmore author Emma set for local book signing

Donaghmore author Emma Heatherington will visit Sheehy’s in Cookstown this Saturday, May 12, from 12 noon to 2pm to sign copies of her latest bestseller, A Part of Me and You.

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