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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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On your marks, get set and go as Maghera 10K 2017 run launched!

On your marks, get set and go as Maghera 10K 2017 run launched!

The 2017 Maghera 10K, supported by Mid Ulster District Council and sponsored by Kelly’s Eurospar, will take place on Tuesday, 23 May at 7.30pm.

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Send a 6th birthday message to brave little fighter Bradley Lowery

Send a 6th birthday message to brave little fighter Bradley Lowery

Today is little battler Bradley Lowery’s sixth birthday and well wishers from across the world have sent him their messages of love.

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The amount of sugar in Lucozade drinks has been reduced by 50 per cent.

Warning over Lucozade sugar reduction

People who use Lucozade drinks to treat low blood sugar levels are being urged to check the labeling on the beverage before consuming it.

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The new laws come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here's how NI vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting Northern Ireland vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Fit 4 U introduces Tai Chi to participants of the Southern Trust

Fit 4 U introduces Tai Chi to participants of the Southern Trust

Participants of the Southern Trust Fit 4 U Project in Dungannon have been taking part in group exercise sessions, which have incorporated Tai Chi practices and relaxation.

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Sick Dungannon child travelling for vital operation left stranded at airport

Sick Dungannon child travelling for vital operation left stranded at airport

A sick Dungannon girl travelling to London for vital surgery and her distressed parents were left stranded at the George Best airport for several hours on Monday after their Aer Lingus flight was cancelled at the last minute.

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