Cookstown council to light up blue for World Autism Day

The Burnavon in Cookstown
The Burnavon in Cookstown

COOKSTOWN Council offices are to be lit up in blue to mark World Autism Awareness Day.

The Burnavon Arts Centre and the A29 Roundabout will also turn blue for the occasion, which is celebrated between March 31 and April 2.

Meanwhile, Cookstown Council has agreed to contribute to the cost of repairing a section of the Annaghmore Road/Gort Moss Walk area.

Roads Service agreed to resurface the part of the road they have responsibility for, councillors heard. Residents proposed to pay £1,800 and asked the council for financial assistance for the rest of the £2,870.80 bill.