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  1. Councillor calls for gritting after two buses come off the road near CoalislandRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 18 | Tyrone Times

    Mid Ulster SDLP Councillor Malachy Quinn has called for the Annaghmore Road, Coalisland, to be gritted after two buses crashed off the road due to snow and ice in the past 24 hours. He said "It's amazing that after so many years calling for the Annaghmore Road to be gritted, not just by me, not just by other political parties but the local schools, football clubs and community groups that we still have to fight this battle.


  2. 'Evil' former monk jailed for indecent assaults on boysRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 18 | Midulster Today

    An 89-year-old "evil" former monk who preyed on three young boys, was today jailed for eight and a half years and put on the Sex Offenders' Register for life after agreeing to serve a further two years on probation. Judge Desmond Marrinan told Vincent Lewis, formally Bro Ambrose of Our Lady of Bethlehem Monastery in Portglenone, who turns 90 next month, that unlike the many good clergy within the church he had been "an evil monk".


  3. 'Evil monk' Vincent Lewis jailed for child sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Newsday

    An 89-year-old former monk has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years for sexually abusing three boys. In addition to the jail term, Lewis was put on the sex offenders' register for life after agreeing to serve a further two years on probation.


  4. McKenna Cup round-up: Frost bites hard on fixturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 |

    There were wins for Antrim, Tyrone and Fermanagh in the Dr McKenna Cup on Sunday, though only half of the games scheduled for decision went ahead. Antrim beat Cavan on a 4-11 to 2-13 scoreline thanks to two goals from Conor Murray.


  5. McKenna Cup Section A: Antrim and Tyrone enjoy McKenna successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | BBC News

    Antrim registered their first win under new manager Lenny Harbinson as they scored four goals to defeat Cavan in their McKenna Cup clash in Belfast. Conor Murray scored a goal in either half as the Saffrons survived a tense finish to claim a 4-11 to 2-13 victory.


  6. Tyrone McCullagh, Phil Sutcliffe, Steve Collins Jr. Win in BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    Derry super-bantamweight Tyrone McCullagh jumped to 9-0 with an impressive stoppage victory over previously-undefeated German Tom Tran in Belfast on Friday night. Headlining Ginley Promotions' 'Danger at the Devenish 2' fight night at the Devenish Complex, former European amateur medallist McCullagh was putting his own unbeaten record on the line in a bout scheduled for eight rounds.


  7. Mid Ulster motor crackdown results in vehicle seizuresRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Police and officials from the Driver Vehicle Authority teamed up on Saturday night to catch offenders who had tampered with their vehicles or committed other motoring offences. In addition, officers handed out five fixed penalty notices, seized a van for using red diesel and charged two motorists with driving with no insurance.


  8. Building hit by overnight blazeRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Police are appealing for information following a fire in the early hours of Monday at a commercial premises on the Coalisland Road in Dungannon. We are unable to send your welcome email at this time.


  9. Appeal after serious fire at commercial premisesRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Midulster Today

    Police are appealing for information following a fire in the early hours of this morning at a commercial premises on the Coalisland Road in Dungannon. Constable Moore said "Shortly before 2am a building containing valeting equipment was extensively damaged as a result of a fire.


  10. PSNI probe five burglaries in Mid Ulster areaRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2017 | Midulster Today

    Detective Chief Inspector Tate said: "Two burglaries in the Old Eglish Road area of Dungannon were reported to police around 3.50pm and 4.20pm in the afternoon. "An hour later, a third burglary was reported to police in the Benburb Road area of Moy.


  11. 'Very busy' Hallowe'en for Mid Ulster police - over 130 callsRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | Midulster Today

    Police had a "very busy" Hallowe'en night across the Mid Ulster area with more than 130 calls from the public. Local police, District Support and Neighbourhood teams responded to calls of anti-social behaviour and misuse of fireworks.


  12. Loose horse in Coalisland leads to disorderly behaviour chargeRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | Midulster Today

    A Coalisland man has been given a suspended jail sentence of one month after pleading guilty to disorderly behaviour and to allowing a horse to wander. Stephen Quinn, 47, from Bellavale Terrace, shouted verbal abuse at two female staff from the Housing Executive office after they alerted police to a horse wandering in the Coalisland area on March 31. During the case, which was heard at Dungannon Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, the court was told that the females felt so threatened by Quinn's behaviour that they were forced to lock themselves in their car and phone 999.


  13. Drink driver caught by police after urinatingRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | Midulster Today

    A Coalisland man, who was charged with drink driving after he pulled over to urinate, has been given 100 hours of community service and disqualified from driving for 30 months. The court heard that police observed McAliskey reverse out of an entrance.


  14. District all set for Halloween funRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Tyrone Times

    There are no tricks, but plenty of treats in store when Cookstown hosts its major Halloween event later this month, with plenty of fireworks, food and fun on offer. Mid Ulster Sports Arena will host the fun on Saturday 28th October from 5.30pm when hundreds of people are expected to gather to enjoy some scary antics before the grand finale fireworks extravaganza at 8pm.


  15. Mid Ulster Council opens public consultation on parkingRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Midulster Today

    Now is the time for local people to "speak up and be heard" on plans for off street parking in the district according to a local councillor. Consultation on a 10-year parking strategy for the district which could herald the end of free parking in Cookstown has now opened.


  16. Date set for trial arising from Lithuanian's deathRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Four Lithuanians are to stand trial next year on charges linked to the murder in a Coalisland garage of a fellow national, a court heard. Gediminas Stauskas, 32, was found dead in the lock-up at property on Moor Road near Clonoe in Co Tyrone in October 2015.


  17. Lake Torrent construction beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Sky Sports

    Lake Torrent, as the circuit will be known, is being developed on a 163-acre site of a former clay pit near Coalisland in County Tyrone. The 30m project will see a circuit built to FIA Grade 2 standard, meaning it can host all motorsport apart from F1.


  18. Lake Torrent: Work begins on A 30m Coalisland race trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | BBC News

    Preparatory work has started on a A 30m race track on the site of disused clay pits in Coalisland, County Tyrone. Its private developer and Mid-Ulster District Council - which has granted planning permission - believe the project will boost the area's economy when it opens in 2019.


  19. New A 29m circuit in Northern Ireland gets go-aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 |

    The Lake Torrent circuit is set to be built on a former clay pit site in Coalisland, 40 minutes from Belfast. Bosses of the 2.23-mile, 12-turn circuit hope to attract major series like the British Touring Car Championship and the World Superbike Championship to the venue.


  20. Car chase leads to prison sentenceRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | Tyrone Times

    A Coalisland man, who fled from the police, has narrowly avoided going to jail for a string of motoring charges. Sean Fitzpatrick, 22, from Pinebank Gardens, appeared at Dungannon Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, where he pleaded guilty to taking a car without authority, driving without a licence or insurance, and failing to stop for police.