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Summer of victories for Magherafelt girl

It’s been a triumphant summer so far for Drum Major Abigail Wenlock from Magherafelt - and there could be more victories to come!

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Joe Mahon takes an inspiring trip round the shores of Lough Neagh

Joe Mahon takes an inspiring trip round the shores of Lough Neagh

Popular television presenter Joe Mahon is set to return to UTV screens later this year with an eight part series on Lough Neagh.

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Police appeal for witnesses

Wall damaged in hit and run near Swatragh

Magherafelt police are investigating a hit and run road traffic collision in which considerable damage was caused to a wall.
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The hosepipe ban

NI hosepipe ban set to be lifted

The hosepipe ban which has been in force in Northern Ireland since June 29 was scheduled to end on Thursday, with no prosecutions having been launched.

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Burglar.

Witnesses sought after tools stolen

Mid Ulster police are hunting thieves who made off with a number of power tools.

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Farmers warned of overhead power lines

Farmers warned of overhead power lines

NIE Networks is warning Mid Ulster farmers that ‘safety must come first’ when working near overhead power lines and poles.

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Ian Milne Sinn Fein MLA and Assembly candidate

MLA warns of Brexit’s ‘catastrophic impact’

Sinn Féin MLA, Ian Milne has said that farmers’ incomes must be considered and protected in the final Brexit deal.

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On the road for the Mid-Ulster Vintage Vehicle Club two day tractor trek

All set for Mid Ulster Vintage Vehicle trek

Mid Ulster Vintage Vehicles Club Ltd are holding their 41st sponsored two-day tractor trek this weekend.

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Organisers with families who attending the Teddy Bear's Picnic in Castlecaulfield.

Asda Cookstown hosts a bear-y exciting picnic for Pudsey!

Asda Cookstown Community Champion Janice Gibson hosted a Teddy Bear’s Picnic in aid of BBC Children in Need on Saturday, July 7.

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Motorist doing 37mph in a 30mph

Motorist doing 37mph in a 30mph

A motorist detected travelling at 37mph on the outskirts of Desertmartin, was fined £75 at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

Crime
Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Teenager loses licence after reversing off roundabout

A teenage motorist who tried to reverse off a roundabout and collided with another vehicle, has lost his licence for six months.

Crime

Man given ‘maximum credit’ for guilty plea

A County Tyrone man who became involved in a fight at the back of a Magherafelt nightclub, appeared at the local Magistrates Court.

Crime
‘Crazy caper’ as man flees from police

‘Crazy caper’ as man flees from police

A topless south Derry man was chased by police after he was spotted kicking the door of a public house, Magherafelt Magistrates Court was told.

Crime
Man alleged to have banged partner’s head against wall

Man alleged to have banged partner’s head against wall

A father-of-two young children who assaulted his ex-partner, received a Conditional Discharge for two years when he appeared at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

Crime
Residents shocked by Traveller site plans

Residents shocked by Traveller site plans

Local residents say it “came as a big shock” to learn that Mid Ulster District Council had earmarked a beauty spot for a Travellers’ halt site on the shores of Lough Neagh.

Environment
Bridge opens on A6 as good weather aids progress

Bridge opens on A6 as good weather aids progress

With the recent good weather the Department for Infrastructure’s contractor is making good progress on the construction of the £160m A6 Randalstown to Castledawson Dualling scheme.

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Alan Neill

Mourners say final farewell to gundog enthusiast Alan Neill

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Stewartstown, Co Tyrone this afternoon for the funeral of local gundog enthusiast Alan Neill, who was killed in a road crash in Scotland earlier this month.

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Louise Dunlop: My boys have shown me devoted love

Grief-stricken Louise Dunlop says her sons, Michael and Daniel, have been a tower of strength following the tragic death of her eldest boy William at the Skerries 100 road races.

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Male detained in town centre for public safety

'Unwell' male apprehended by police

Cookstown police detained a male who was "unwell" in the town centre yesterday to protect the public.

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Police make two arrests

Tip offs lead to arrests of suspect drink drivers

Police have praised the public for alerting them to suspect drink-drivers.

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