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Are you ready for a Sparkle Dash?

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice is hosting its first ever Sparkle Dash 5k event this summer - bringing a festival of glitter and entertainment to Giants Park, Belfast on Sunday, August 6.

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A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made in 2016/17.

REVEALED: Total number of complaints made in your health trust area

A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made to health and social care (H.S.C.) trusts throughout Northern Ireland in 2016/17, according to a report released by the Department of Health.

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Brain Tumour family day at Ballygawley

Brain Tumour family day at Ballygawley

A local charity is to host its first ever Northern Ireland Family Day for those affected by a brain tumour.

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Stay safe this summer says Trust

The Western Health and Social Care Trust (Western Trust) are reminding parents and children of all ages to play safe this summer to avoid preventable attendances to Emergency Departments (A&E).

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Alzheimer’s Carer Support Group

Alzheimer’s Carer Support Group

The next meeting of the Alzheimer’s Society Carer Support Group in Cookstown will be held on Wednesday July 19 in The Hub, Burn Road from 12.00noon – 1.30pm.

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Motivational masterclass for local young mums

Motivational masterclass for local young mums

A group of young mums from the Southern Trust area have been treated to a motivational masterclass with BBC Apprentice finalist Grainne McCoy.

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Aaron Smyth with his cousin Robert Smyth fighting fit after the operation

Unique ‘live’ liver transplant gives Omagh man a second chance at life

Omagh man Aaron Smyth has his cousin to thank for giving him a second chance at life after the pair became the first adults from NI to take part in a ‘live’ liver transplant.

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L-R Pam Montgomery, Joanna McLaughlin, Jacqueline Kerr,  Angela Stanbridge Liaison Officer Action on Hearing Loss,   Maureen Hurrell and Mellissa ONeill.

Tyrone hearing loss charity volunteers are honoured

The charity Action on Hearing Loss recently honoured the remarkable contribution of local volunteers from across the country at its Regional Volunteer Awards ceremony recently at the Ramada Encore Hotel in Belfast.

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3/4 of office workers in pain because of jobs, survey finds

Nearly three-quarters of office workers regularly suffer from aches and pains they believe are caused by their jobs, a new survey has shown.

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Scene of the terror attacks in the London Bridge area

NI health staff will ‘learn’ from London and Manchester

The health service in Northern Ireland says it will learn from the recent terror attacks in London and Manchester in case of such an atrocity happening here.

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The Moy Larder Coffee House and Cafe

Local business celebrates first anniversary by raising £700 for Marie Curie

Sheena Kelly, of the Moy Larder has told Tyrone Times how they celebrated their first anniversary of business by raising almost £700 for Marie Curie.

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Shane Road, Sixmilecross

Disabled driver assaulted during early morning hijacking

A disabled driver has been dragged out of his vehicle and assaulted during a hijacking early this morning.
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Work wellness week success

Work wellness week success

The staff at Specialist joinery group, Maghera have been enjoying a bumper wellness week.

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‘Protecting from Hidden Harm’

‘Protecting from Hidden Harm’

Agreeing actions to tackle the significant harm many children and young people experience due to parental drug and alcohol misuse was the focus of the ‘Impact: Substance Misuse in the Family’ conference was held in Cookstown by Breakthru.

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Barbecues can be fantastic occasions but it's important to be careful when preparing food outside.

VIDEO: How to cook food safely on the BBQ

People all over Northern Ireland will be barbecuing food in their gardens this evening.
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Roisin’s slimming success and Ballinderry group

Roisin’s slimming success and Ballinderry group

A slimmer who transformed her life by losing 4st 8lb stone is using her success to shape a new career helping other people change their lives and achieve their weight loss dreams too.

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Thanks to a ‘dedicated nurse’ and a ‘true lady’

Thanks to a ‘dedicated nurse’ and a ‘true lady’

Marie Loughran, from Galbally near Dungannon, had asked that funds collected in leiu of a retirement present for her be donated to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.

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Tina wins coveted Logo Competition for new Epilepsy Packs!

Tina wins coveted Logo Competition for new Epilepsy Packs!

Eight-year-old Tina Rafferty from Pomeroy has won a competition to design a logo for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s new Paediatric Epilepsy information packs.

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The new laws come into force on May 20, 2017.

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging bearing graphic warnings of the dangers of smoking from this weekend as rules designed to prevent young people taking up the habit come into full effect.

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