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Robert Adair Jewellers celebrates 60 years

It’s a sparkling time for Robert Adair Jewellers Ltd. as the renowned Ballymena business celebrate their Diamond anniversary.

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The second annual Mount Charles Big School Cook Off in association with the Irish News has been launched, with entries now open for pupils between the ages of 11-14 years old across Northern Ireland and Donegal. 

L-R: Cathal Geoghegan, Managing Director of Mount Charles, Ella Geoghegan and Simon Toye, Group Development Chef at Mount Charles.

Little chefs wanted for School Cook Off

Post-primary school pupils from Tyrone are being encouraged to enter a competition that aims to uncover cookery talent.

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2016 UKs Best Park winner Rouken Glen Park. Submitted image (� Gibson Digital 2016)

Is your local park the best in the province?

Do you think that your local park, playground or playing field is the best in the country?

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Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Kim Ashton is pictured practising her CPR skills at Ranfurly House. Also pictured are Mid Ulster District Council Staff, Philip Mitchell (Exercise Referral Coordinator and CPR Trainer, Cookstown Leisure Centre) and Helena Quinn and Catherine McKenna (Health and Wellbeing, Environmental Health).

Restart a heart in Mid Ulster!

Restart a Heart Day returns for its second year on Monday, October 16 to again provide free life-saving CPR training to as many people as possible in the Mid Ulster district.

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The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

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WIN: pair of VIP tickets to Farmer’s Bash PLUS a meet-and-greet with the stars

WIN: pair of VIP tickets to Farmer’s Bash PLUS a meet-and-greet with the stars

Grab your stetson and your best jiving boots...the biggest country music dance ever is coming to Belfast!

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This 1 coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker. (Photo: Johnston Press)

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.
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Dolphin Takeaway manager Malachy Mallon.

Hat-trick for Dolphin take-away!

The Dolphin Takeaway in Dungannon has been revealed as the top fish and chip shop in Northern Ireland as part of the 30th anniversary National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish.

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‘Speak Out, Stay Safe’ project rolled out

‘Speak Out, Stay Safe’ project rolled out

As the new term starts, NSPCC Northern Ireland is looking to reach even more children following record figures in the last academic year when 9,395 children in the Western Education and Library Board attended special Speak Out Stay Safe assemblies.

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Local student in line for top STEM award

Local student in line for top STEM award

A County Tyrone student, who won a prestigious national bursary to develop his STEM skills, has successfully completed work experience with leading global ICT solutions provider Fujitsu.

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Irish language classes for all levels resume for Autumn

Irish language classes for all levels resume for Autumn

The Clogher Valley and South Tyrone Irish Language group have launched their Autumn/Winter schedule of events.

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Pretty Polly the six-year-old Border Collie cross with her new owner Richard Smyth.

Polly finally finds her forever home

Staff at Dogs Trust Ballymena are thrilled that one of their long-term residents has found her special someone.

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Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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Veterinary surgeon, Joseph Angell, was the special guest speaker at a recent Parklands Veterinary Group Sheep Lameness meeting sponsored by MSD Animal Health. Angell, based at the University of Liverpool, attracted an audience of 60 farmers to the Glenavon House Hotel in Cookstown  with the importance of flock health management, when it comes to controlling lameness in sheep, top of the agenda for the evenin(L-R) Joseph Angell (BVSc MSc DipLSHTM PhD MRCVS), John Grant (Parklands Veterinary Group) and David Mulligan (Parklands Veterinary Group).

Leading sheep expert meets local farmers

Veterinary surgeon, Joseph Angell, was the special guest speaker at a recent Parklands Veterinary Group Sheep Lameness meeting sponsored by MSD Animal Health.

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The ‘Jimi Hendrix of Pipes’ bound for Strabane workshops and gigs

The ‘Jimi Hendrix of Pipes’ bound for Strabane workshops and gigs

The piper known as ‘The Jimi Hendrix of Pipes’ is set to host a day of workshops and masterclasses followed by an intimate evening concert at the Alley Theatre this Saturday, September 9.

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Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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Stagg Chilli

ASDA recalls chili over allergy fears

Asda has recalled a line of chili following the discovery that some items may contain an incorrect product.

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Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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Aughnacloy College Head Boy Matthew Frizelle with his Mum celebrating his GCSE results.

GCSE success at Aughnacloy College

Last Thursday 24 th August there was a lot of excitement and delight in Aughnacloy College as Year 12 pupils received their GCSE results.

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Dungannon students’ GCSE joy

Students at Integrated College Dungannon (ICD) are delighted with their GCSE Level results.

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