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Broadband ‘essential’ to everyday life

Nine in ten people now believe that a broadband connection is essential to their day-to-day life, ranking its importance alongside the likes of housing and food.

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Western's turnover up by almost a third

Coalisland building firm triples turnover

Turnover at Coalisland construction firm, Western Building Solutions, has grown by almost a third in the last year to nearly £40m.

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A new five pound note.

Fivers with Jane Austin engraving could be worth £50,000

People in Northern Ireland are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Potential of industrial land is explored

Potential of industrial land is explored

Tom Elliott MP along with the Chairperson of Mid Ulster Council, Councillor Trevor Wilson and Dungannon DEA Councillor Walter Cuddy met with the InvestNI Chief Executive Alastair Hamilton and Property Manager Sharon Keenan to discuss the number of industrial land zones in the Dungannon area.

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Cybercriminals are still at work on the web

Cybercrime warning follows security success

Cybercrime experts are celebrating success against a computer fraud network - but are warning users that the need for vigilance is as great as ever.

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Pictured left Ciaran Tiffney and Paul Marlow with their awards

Double success for Cookstown firm at building awards

Cookstown-based McAleer & Rushe is celebrating a double success at the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) 2016 Construction Manager of the Year Awards, with two employees scooping accolades at the prestigious ceremony.

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Dragon’s Den’s Meaden backs NI Paralympian’s revolutionary wheelchair

A revolutionary new wheelchair, invented by a former Royal Marine corporal from NI, has been backed by Dragon Den’s Deborah Meaden.

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Anti A5 campaigners suffer blow at High Court

A campaign group suffered a blow today in its second legal bid to halt a multi-million pound dual carriageway project linking Counties Derry and Tyrone.

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Good food available in NI

Northern Ireland food experiences to whet the appetite

Tourism Ireland are encouraging local people to enjoy a short break and savour a taste of Northern Ireland’s food experiences.
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Pomeroy company director agrees to disqualification

County Tyrone company director agrees to five-year disqualification

The Department for the Economy has accepted a disqualification undertaking from the director of a Tyrone bottled water and water cooler company.
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Interconnector to power ahead?

Northern Ireland businesses could face an increase in electricity costs if the North South Interconnector is not given the go-ahead.

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Tullyhogue road surface is being replaced

Long-awaited road resurfacing closes road in Tullyhogue

The road through Tullyhogue will be closed this week to allow the Department for Infrastructure to carry out some much-needed resurfacing.

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Tamnamore Park and Ride blighted by thefts

Tools stolen from van in another theft at Tamnamore Park and Ride

Police are appealing for witnesses after tools were stolen from a vehicle at Tamnamore Park and Ride on Tuesday, November 29.
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Parking

Unionists put brakes on dual currency parking meters

Unionists have put the brakes on plans to explore if parking meters here may accept Euro coins.

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Mid Ulster Business Awards, Glenavon House Hotel.  Guests from AES Global, Cookstown. INMU48-218. Photo by Tony Hendron.

Enterprising spirit wins at 2016 Mid Ulster Business Awards

The hard work, dedication and professionalism of our local firms were recognised at the Mid Ulster Business Awards on Friday night.

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Out shopping

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.
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Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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Next is recalling these boots.

Safety fears lead to recall of boots

A high street retailer has recalled a line of fashion boots due to safety worries.

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Niall Heron as Willy Wonka and Kerry Corr, Stewartstown Amateur Dramatic Society Committee Member deliver the first box of Wonka Bars to Dalys in Stewartstown.

Win a Golden Ticket courtesy of panto!

Stewartstown Amateur Dramatic Society have teamed up with Northern Ireland’s very own Willy Wonka to produce a special pantomime themed bar that will give five lucky winners the chance to win free tickets to this year’s amazing panto at the Burnavon, Cookstown (from 6th – 28th January).

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ALDI is recalling this product.

Supermarket recalls curry over allergy fears

ALDI is recalling its Chinese Chicken Curry with Egg Fried Rice because it contains milk, which is not declared within the ingredients list.

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