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Mum and sons cleared of waste offence

A Co Tyrone mother and her two sons accused of keeping and treating more than 7,000 tonnes of waste had the charges against dismissed last week.

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Glentoran's Alex O'Hanlon can't get past the Dungannon defence during Tuesday evening's game at the Oval.

PREMIERSHIP: Kieran Harding hails Glentoran performance

Temporary assistant boss Kieran Harding reckons it was Glentoran’s best home display of the season as they ran out 4-2 winners over Dungannon Swifts.

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James Ferrin scored the first goal for 'Glentoran during Tuesday evening's game against Dungannon Swifts at the Oval.

PREMIERSHIP: Curtis Allen sees red in Glentoran win

A glorious double strike from Curtis Allen last night earned Glentoran a much-craved victory against Dungannon Swifts at the Oval.

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Help at hand if you have problems paying your TV Licence

TV Licensing are encouraging people in financial difficulties in Northern Ireland to ask for help if they are struggling to pay for a TV Licence.
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Drugs and cash seized by police in Pomeroy last week. Pic by PSNI Cookstown

Police praised for seizing drugs in Pomeroy

Police have been praised for seizing illegal drugs and a substantial sum of cash during an anti-drugs operation in Pomeroy.

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Bike ownership is lowest in NI

Bike ownership in Mid-Ulster is the lowest in Northern Ireland a new report has revealed.

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Weather warning: Thunder and lightning affecting parts of Northern Ireland

Thunder and lightning is affecting parts of Northern Ireland, the Met Office has warned.
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WATCH: Rob Herring's statement on behalf of Ulster players following the IRFU review decision

Senior Ulster player Rob Herring has said the group has to move on following the decision by the IRFU to revoke the contracts of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding.

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Carly is a lively and affectionate five-year-old Hound cross who is just one of the dogs waiting at Dogs Trust Ballymena on a forever home.

Trust offers advice in bid to rehome dogs

To mark this ‘National Pet Month’, Dogs Trust Ballymena are offering advice on responsible dog ownership in a bid to rehome canine residents.

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Family of murdered taxi driver still wait for justice 16 years on

The family of a taxi driver murdered 16 years ago have issued a fresh appeal for information in a bid to bring those responsible to justice.

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Laying flowers at the scene where Marian Beattie was found murdered 45 years ago

Help to bring Marian’s killer to face justice

On the 45th memorial of the murder of Portadown girl Marian Beattie, her brother Gerard is asking for the public to help bring her killer to justice.

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Car dealership targeted by burglars in ‘ram raid’

Car dealership targeted by burglars in ‘ram raid’

Police have asked for assistance in relation to a ram raid at a Dungannon car dealership in which a number of high value vehicles were taken.

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Northern Ireland's Summer Lecky in the Women's High Jump final

Team NI athletes reflect on a great Games on Gold Coast

Kevin Seaward brought a fine Commonwealth Games to a close for Northern Ireland’s athletics team with fourth place in the men’s marathon in Gold Coast on Sunday.

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IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Tyrone Times archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

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SUPERCUPNI: English giants join local sides in Under-13 competition

One of England’s most prestigious academies will take on some of Northern Ireland’s best in the Minor U13 section at the 2018 Super Cup NI.

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Union Place car park, Cookstown. Pic by Google

Council set to pilot ‘Pay On Foot’ car park

A ‘pay on foot’ model is set to be introduced in one off-street car park in Magherafelt and will be used to determine if the same model is to be applied to other areas across Mid-Ulster.

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Money raised in memory of Portuguese man

Money raised in memory of Portuguese man

The Portuguese Consul and the family of a man who died suddenly visited the Portadown British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland (BHF NI) shop to hand over money raised in his memory.

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NI to be as warm as Portugal next week

Temperatures are on the rise in Northern Ireland, according to the Met Office.

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Air Ambulance issues call for fundraisers in Tyrone

Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (AANI) has issued a call for volunteers from Tyrone to support them with their fundraising activity for 2018.

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It was a night of celebration for Rotarians recently when they attended an evening in South West College where President Hugh Finnegan announced Maureen Hawe, from Castlecaulfield, as the 2018 Dungannon Rotary International Woman of the Year.

Maureen is the 2018 Dungannon Rotary International Woman of the Year

It was a night of celebration for Rotarians recently when they attended an evening in South West College where President Hugh Finnegan announced Maureen Hawe, from Castlecaulfield, as the 2018 Dungannon Rotary International Woman of the Year. Maureen is involved in many areas of service including Brownies, the Open Door Club, Castlecaulfield Presbyterian Church and Castlecaulfield Horticultural Society. She was the School Crossing Superintendent for Walker Memorial PS and previously had helped with the school meals in Blessed Patrick O’Lougrin PS. Maureen is also devoted to her neighbours and delivers them the local newspaper weekly.

A mum of two daughters and a son, she was joined by daughter Tracey on the night for the celebration.

Bernie McKenna, joint Chair of the Castlcaulfield Horticultural Society spoke to congratulate Maureen, to thank her for her contribution to the Society and to Castlecaufield, while President Hugh, congratulated Maureen on behalf of the Rotary Club, stating that she epitomises what Rotary is all about ‘Service above Self’. He wished her continued good health and happiness with all her endeavours.

It was a night of celebration all round as during the evening President Hugh and Rotarian Jackie Campbell were presented with Paul Harris Awards, the highest award Rotary extend.

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