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Family History: The Night of the Big Wind

When you see “Reminiscences …” you know what’s coming next – half forgotten stories from the past, stories that will rekindle old memories and trigger further stories. Stories that are entertaining. Stories that are moving. Stories that make you thoughtful. Stories that make you roar with laughter. Stories that recall old friends. Stories that bring tears to your eyes. All sorts of stories.

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How to eat your pancake

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!

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An aeroplane

Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

AS storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the  travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Learn how to make the WEB work

Learn how to make the WEB work

Local businesses can learn how to make the World Wide Web work for them at the second free breakfast business workshop organised by Mid Ulster District Council.

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Contestent Lauren McCrory performing on Gael Media's 'Glor Tire' Season 13, for TG4, recorded at The Quays Galway.  Lauren was mentored by Barry Kirwan. Photo by Sean McCormack.

Show your support for our Lauren

Calling country music fans from Tyrone and beyond! Popular TG4 country music series Glór Tíre is back on our screens and Tyrone contestant Lauren McCrory is making her debut in the concert episodes of the series on Tuesday, February 28 at 9.30pm.

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Marks & Spencer Northern Ireland has revealed a new partnership with leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), an organisation who aim to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, as well offering specialist support to affected families and young people. The development comes after M&S Newtownbreda Foodhall Manager, Matthew Thompson, tragically died from a previously undiagnosed heart condition while jogging on the Lagan Towpath in June last year. Pictured are Lauren McCaughtry, Matthew's partner and fellow M&S employee, and M&S Head of Region, Ryan Lemon, as they announce the partnership.

M&S announce partnership with heart charity CRY

Marks & Spencer stores in Co Tyrone has revealed a new partnership with leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), an organisation who aim to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, as well as offering specialist support to affected families and young people.

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First Tyrone Scout ceremony

First Tyrone Scout ceremony

First Tyrone Scout Group, Dungannon held their annual Investiture and Prize-giving ceremony at the Scout Hall in Charlemont Street on Friday, January 20.

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Learning from Patient Experience

Learning from Patient Experience

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has hosted a special celebration event to share and learn from some of the Best Practice across Allied Health Professional Services.

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Get engineering careers fair

Get engineering careers fair

South West College are excited to host the Get Engineering Careers Fair on Saturday, February 25 from 9.30am - 1.30pm in Dungannon.

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December 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

Final call for food and drink producers

Producers have until March 3 to submit entries for the Belfast City Airport competition in partnership with Food NI and Mid Ulster District Council.

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Pictured are Ulster GAA stars Ryan McHugh (left) and Connor McAliskey. The two are calling on GAA fans to sign up for the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon and fundraise in aid of Mencap. To register for the team relay, the full marathon or any of the associated events, visit mencapbigstepforward.org.

Connor and Ryan say sign up

Ahead of the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, two Ulster GAA stars are lending their support to Mencap and calling on fans to support the official charity of the event.

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The US company confirmed that the US dollar to pound exchange rate made business unsustainable and that prices will increase as of 23 February 2017.

TECH: Brexit pound sees Sonos speakers price hike

Premium audio fans are about to feel the brunt of Brexit after luxury speaker and sound system manufacturer, Sonos, confirmed they will be raising prices by 25 per cent.

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Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of office workers are eating the same lunch every single day, a study has found.

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Camera club member takes an award

Camera club member takes an award

Dungannon and Cookstown Camera Club member Dympna Heagney has received a prestigious award.

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EA's Online Safer Internet Video Competition KS2 3rd place winners St Mary's PS Cabragh, pupils pictured at EA tv studio with Peter Bower UK Safer Internet Centre, Orla O'Hagan NSPCC, John Collings EA Director of Education, TV Presenter Emma-Louise Johnston, Caroline Karayiannis SBNI, Tim Matchett C2k and Declan Hyland DE. Front row: Seamus McCreesh Teacher.

St Mary’s scoops prize at Safer Internet Day competition

Promoting the Safer Internet Day theme ‘Be the change: unite for a better internet’, the Education Authority have announced the winners of its second Online Safety competition at a special studio screening organised by C2k and EA tv.

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Stars to shine for Jonathan at concert

Stars to shine for Jonathan at concert

Local trad and folk musicians are to come together for a ‘Super Session’ at Bardic Theatre on Saturday 4th March at 8pm to raise funds for 22 year old Moy man Jonathan Weir who suffered a severe spinal cord injury in a ski-ing accident in Switzerland in July last year.

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Ladies take part in Google Digital

Ladies take part in Google Digital

Halifax as part of Lloyds Banking Group and the Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland has hosted a Google Digital Garage training session aimed at offering local charities the chance to boost their digital skills and help them better understand the benefits of being online and what this can bring to their organisation.

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St Patrick’s pupil is a Youth Public Speaking finalist

St Patrick’s pupil is a Youth Public Speaking finalist

Soroptimists International held its 35th Annual Youth Public Speaking Competition in Hillsborough recently, sponsored by Diamond Recruitment Group.

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Graduation mortar on top of books

Bush and Our Lady’s get active travel

With spring just around the corner, and a stretch in the days, schools across Northern Ireland including two in Dungannon, are being encouraged to participate in the Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challenge to cut down on car congestion at school gates and help boost pupil health and wellbeing.

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What's your favourite pizza topping?

National Pizza Day: What’s your favourite topping?

Today is National Pizza Day.

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