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Maghera Women’s Institute celebrates 60 year anniversary

President of Maghera Women’s Institute, Mrs Christine Sufferin, welcomed everyone who attended their 60th anniversary dinner in the Royal Hotel, Cookstown.

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Night of Hope concert in Bellaghy

Night of Hope concert in Bellaghy

St Mary’s Church in Bellaghy is the venue for a concert entitled ‘Night of Hope’ on January 28 at 7pm.

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Evening of Gospel and Spiritual Music

Evening of Gospel and Spiritual Music

St Joseph’s Church, Kileenan, are hosting “A Special Evening of Gospel & Spiritual Music” on Sunday, February 18 at 7pm.

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Network Personnel clients enjoying the first anniversary celebrations.

First anniversary for Magherafelt Network Shed

Network Personnel invited organisations, support groups and clients to help them celebrate the first anniversary of The Network Shed following a very successful year.

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Screen Schools lead the eco way

Screen Schools lead the eco way

Five schools from Ballinacreen are celebrating an amazing first term and are showing leadership and teamwork to help improve their local area through Screen Eco-Schools.

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Do the maths - Stewartstown are world champs!

Do the maths - Stewartstown are world champs!

Pupils in Stewartstown Primary School are on top of the world as they celebrate becoming world champions in a numeracy challenge recently in Mathletics.

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At the Education Authority Celebration of Full Attendance eventt. Pictured FR L-R Principal Mary McHenry St Louise's College, EA Director of CYPS Dr Clare Mangan, Chair of CYPS Cttee and EA Board Member Pat Carville and Nicola Topping EA CYPS. BR L-R Adrain Nugent EA Head of Education Welfare, Dylan Colton St Patrick's Academy, Hannah Connell Limavady Grammar School, Philip Gervin St Patrick's Academy, Andrew Steward Larne Grammar School, Aaron Donnell Saintfield High School, Scott Hagan Our Lady & St Patrick's College, John Joe Nugent, Paul Fletcher, Connor Renaghan, Sean McGuigan St Patrick's High School, Keady and Tracey Woods CSSC. MR L-R Emma Sloan CSSC, Victoria Hunter Friends' School, Katherine Ingram Bloomfield Collegiate, Amy Booth Rainey Endowed School, Emer Rooney St Catherine's College, Aine McNulty St Patrick's Academy, Killain Frew Limavady High School, Chloe McCarron Limavady High School, Ashley Callaghan Limavady Grammar School, Kirsty Leslie Dunluce School, Alexandra Hunter Friends' School.

Students celebrated for ‘perfect attendance’

Young people who haven’t missed a day of school have been recognised and rewarded for their perfect attendance with certificates.

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Popular Northern Ireland singer songwriter Amanda St John reveals her beauty secrets

Popular Northern Ireland singer songwriter Amanda St John reveals her beauty secrets

Amanda St John is a soul and blues singer songwriter from the small rural village of Glenariffe, Co. Antrim.

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Empower Project manager Marie McCloy (on right) and Sinead Brady, Empower Project administrator.

Empower Project Helping to Address Sleep Problems

Difficulties with sleeping patterns can be a major problem for young people on the autism spectrum and their families.

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Bagatelle will be appearing live at the Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena, on Saturday, January 6.

Bagatelle live at The Braid

Bagatelle bring their ‘40th Anniversary Tour’ to the Braid Arts Centre, on Saturday, January 6.

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The Beacon Hotel in New York's Upper West Side.

Live it up as a local in vibrant New York

I’d imagine that New York is on many people’s ‘bucket list’ of places to visit. It certainly was on mine. Not so far off the scale that I’d probably never get there, more like somewhere I just hadn’t made it to yet.

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Pictured are the recipients of the first awards evening at Hill of The ONeill with the Chair of the Council, Councillor Kim Ashton, and elected members.

Ranfurly House, Dungannon, and Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy, host events

The achievement of local people in Mid Ulster was recognised and celebrated at two Civic Awards evenings recently.

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No more sad songs for Sophie this Christmas

No more sad songs for Sophie this Christmas

Seven-year old Sophie Townsend from Forthglen in Cookstown has had her Christmas wish come true as she has been picked to star in a festive music video called ‘No More Sad Songs’.

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A scene from last year's Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus New Year's Day charity swim at Carnlough Harbour. INBT 01-108JC

Annual New Year’s Day Swim at Carnlough

The Ballymena Spina Bifida Association 46th Annual New Year’s Day Sponsored Swim will take place, as in previous years, at Carnlough Harbour on Sunday, January 1, 2018, with the swimmers taking the plunge at 12-noon sharp.

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Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

It’s not every day that you can boast being taken to the skies by a famous explorer.

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Dogs Trust Ballymena are holding their annual Christmas Fair on December 6.

Dogs Trust Ballymena hosting Christmas Fair

Festive frolics are afoot at Dogs Trust Ballymena as the team deck the halls in preparation for its annual Christmas Fair on December 6.

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‘Feels like home’ Christmas Show in Moneymore

‘Feels like home’ Christmas Show in Moneymore

On Saturday, November 25, Anne Tracey (nee Corey) returns to the Assembly Rooms in Moneymore with her “Feels like Home” Christmas show, once again raising funds for Cancer Focus.

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Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges

Kevin Bridges is coming back to Belfast - here’s how you can get your hands on tickets

Comedy fans in Northern Ireland are in for a treat after Kevin Bridges announced he will be returning to the city next year.

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What a fantastic Bin-ovation from the Council!

What a fantastic Bin-ovation from the Council!

You can now report environmental issues such as dog-fouling, fly-tipping, litter or graffiti direct from your smart phone or tablet via Mid Ulster District Council’s Bin-Ovation app.

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The Christmas dinner pizza

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner but if you're tempted to dodge the responsibility of cooking up a festive feast this year then read on!
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