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WARNING after local woman LOSES £4000 on fake used car sales website

Trading Standards Service (TSS) has asked people to be vigilant when considering online purchases after a Belfast woman lost money on a fake used car sales website.
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Judith Duncan and Sam Geary get onboard with their furry friends. Pic: Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Translink launch deal for Mid Ulster Balmoral visitors

Translink and RUAS are encouraging Mid Ulster residents to visit the Balmoral Show, from May 10-13, with the launch of special coach and rail passes.

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A5 route map

Public views sought on proposed A5

The Department for Infrastructure is seeking the public’s views on new draft reports on the A5 Western Transport Corridor dual carriageway project.

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Cherry Plastics add their support to the cause

Cherry Plastics add their support to the cause

Cherry Plastics in Dungannon has planted seeds of hope by adding their support to a new recycling initative which aims to raise money for charity.

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Piaras crowned best electrician at awards

Piaras crowned best electrician at awards

A DUNGANNON student has been crown best electrician at this year’s skillELECTRIC awards.

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Timothy gets Apprentice of the Year

Timothy gets Apprentice of the Year

Donnelly Group Dungannon apprentice Timothy Hagan, a student at the South West College, has been named Northern Ireland Auto Skills Apprentice of the Year 2017 and will now move on to the UK-wide heats of the competition.

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Message from Observer Newspapers on the front of the last ever edition of The Mid-Ulster Observer

Mid-Ulster Observer prints final edition

After a week of speculation over the closure of Mid Ulster's Observer group newspapers, they have confirmed that this week's papers, will be their last.
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58 new homes one the way

£9m development to provide 58 new homes near Dungannon

Almost 60 new homes are to be built between Dungannon and Coalisland as part of a £9m development on the Bush Road.
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Patrick McAvoy, director of Collegelands Private Nursing Home, Ulster Bank relationship manager, Leona McNicholl, and Yvonne McAvoy, director of Collegelands Private Nursing Home

Dungannon care home investing £450,000 to build 10 new rooms

A Dungannon care home is to upgrade and expand on its facilities in a £450,000 investment.

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Nadia Allam from Sperrinview Special School the Southern Area Overall winning Young Entrepreneur, pictured with Carol Fitzsimons MBE, Chief Executive Young Enterprise.

Pupils are budding entrepreneurs

More than 500 budding entrepreneurs who set up businesses with Young Enterprise this year marked their achievements at The Big Celebration ’17, including students from St Patrick’s Academy, Sperrinview Special School, St Patrick’s College.

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‘Outstanding contribution’

‘Outstanding contribution’

Mid Ulster District Council held its second Civic Awards ceremony of 2017 to recognise those in the district who have made an outstanding contribution to business, sport and community.

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The average price of property in Northern Ireland is on the increase.

Northern Ireland sees property price growth

The average price of a property in Northern Ireland increased by 0.6 per cent for the final quarter of 2016.

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Free Planning Clinics

Free Planning Clinics

To help make the Council’s Planning service more accessible to all Mid Ulster residents, free Planning Clinics will take place in Cookstown and Dungannon offices every week.

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St Patrick’s launches their Super Sub

St Patrick’s launches their Super Sub

Students from St Patrick’s Academy in Dungannon celebrated the official launch of their unique sandwich, which goes on sale in SUBWAY® stores across Northern Ireland this month, following the team’s race to victory in the country’s first Design a Sub Challenge.

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Powescreen staff at an industry event in the US

Powerhouse Dungannon firm crushing it all over the world

From humble beginnings in a shed outside Coalisland, Powerscreen-Terex is now one of the world’s biggest names in crushing and screening machines.

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The charger has the potential to overheat.

Xbox chargers recalled due to safety fears

A range of chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

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Galbally manufacturing director disqualified from business

Galbally manufacturing director disqualified from business

A Galbally man has been disqualified from directing a business for four years after Punchtec Ltd went into liquidation, owing over £146,000 to creditors.

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The former Black Cat premises is now for sale

Shut award-winning restaurant up for sale

Ballygawley’s Black Cat Restaurant, which not only produced award winning grub, but also an award winning chef, closed in 2016 and is now listed for sale.

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The Freedom Refreshment deal is set to give Tayto a major foothold in the GB vending market

Expansion at Tayto group with multi-million GB deal

Iconic Northern Ireland business Tayto has set its sights on significant expanion into the GB market with the acquisition of Yorkshire-based vending solutions company, Freedom Refreshments Ltd.

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