Magherafelt, Northern Ireland Newswire

Magherafelt, Northern Ireland Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Magherafelt, Northern Ireland.

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  1. Brave Cara rubs shoulders with celebs at Spirit awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    WINNER of the Spirit of Youth award, Cara McCartan, is presented with her trophy by Eamonn McFadden and Lucy Fallon. Also pictured are Nicola and Alison Crimmins.


  2. Work to start soon at Cookstown on major gas pipelineRead the original story

    Friday Jun 23 | Midulster Today

    Cookstown will be the latest area to experience development works for gas connections as part of the multi-million pounds Gas to the West energy infrastructure project. It is expected that work will commence on July 17. SGN Natural Gas will be delivering natural gas mains, services and meters to nearly 40,000 customers over the next 40 years in eight towns across the west.


  3. 'Considerable' damage caused to Cookstown propertyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Midulster Today

    The incident at Burn Road happened sometime between 7pm on Friday and 7.30am on Monday. Police would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area during the above dates or anyone who has information about this incident to contact police at Magherafelt on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 477 19/06/17.


  4. Local charity supporter is crowned championRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | Ballymena Today

    Patricia, Aidan and Aileen Crawford pictured at the Sunday Life Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards with Specsavers at the Culloden Hotel. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.


  5. Police investigate suspicious Cookstown blaze that could have led to tragedyRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 10 | Tyrone Times

    The fire took hold at an area known locally as 'Monkey Lane' in the early hours of Saturday May 27, and was safely extinguished at around 3am. A police spokesperson said: "Thankfully no-one was injured in the blaze, though some damage was caused to the side wall of Boots Chemist on James Street.


  6. Local schools are honoured at Action Cancer health awardsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 9 | Midulster Today

    LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Ryan Burke, Mrs Bradley , Molly McAuley, Fiona Kennedy and Rhiannah O'Neill pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where St Columba's Primary School, Straw scooped a Gold award. The Awards are part of Action Cancer "s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand "s Live Well " initiative.


  7. Schools recognised for innovative approach to health educationRead the original story

    Friday Jun 9 | Lisburn Today

    Savannah Cully, Grace Cully and Kirsten Cully from Ballinderry Primary School collect their Gold award from Zoe Salmon; Jennifer Morton, Centra and Rebecca Dalzell, Action Cancer. Barbour Nursery School, Pond Park Nursery School, Largymore Primary School, Ballinderry Primary School, Tonagh Primary School, Dromore Nursery School and Beeches Day Nursery in Aghalee were among the winners at this year's Health Action Awards.


  8. Leisure facility to be brought back under control of Mid Ulster CouncilRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Midulster Today

    The Magherafelt centre, which has been managed by Pulse Fitness since September 2012, will revert back to the Council from September 10 this year. In a statement the Council said: "The decision supports the Council's overall improvement agenda for leisure, prioritising the importance of harmonising service standards and pricing across all Mid Ulster facilities, as well as ultimately ensuring all staff working in leisure will enjoy the same terms and conditions.


  9. Sad of Magherafelt's oldest residents dies at 102Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Midulster Today

    Olive Moore was said by her niece Hazel Thompson to have had "a deep Christian faith".A native of Belturbet in County Cavan, Olive still managed to get out and about right up until a few days before her death last Friday. She was in her 103rd year.


  10. Pair sent for trial arising out of Toomebridge killingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Midulster Today

    Two people have been sent for trial in connection with the killing of Castledawson man James McDonagh outside a Toomebridge nightclub over a year ago. Police officer Cathy Thompson , whose address was given as Coleraine PSNI Station, Lodge Road, faces two charges of perverting the course of justice relating to the killing by sending two text messages.


  11. Mid Ulster people can show their support for London terror victimsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 5 | Midulster Today

    Chair of the Council, Councillor Kim Ashton has expressed her deepest sympathy with the people of London as they yet again deal with the aftermath of another terrorist incident. "This was a horrific attack on innocent people who were enjoying being out on a Saturday night in the city.


  12. Former Cookstown man treated for shrapnel wounds after Manchester attackRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Tyrone Times

    A County Tyrone man injured in the Manchester terror attack is understood to be recovering after undergoing surgery for shrapnel wounds. Tommy McCallum, from Cookstown, was collecting his step daughter at the Manchester arena when the bomb exploded.


  13. Laundrette murder trial aborted because of 'medical' issuesRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Belfast Today

    The trial of Co Londonderry man Fred McClenaghan for the murder of his former partner Marion Millican has been aborted after the jury was discharged because of ongoing "technical difficulties" involving medical evidence in the case. Discharging the jury of nine men and three women Mr Justice Horner told them that given their "public spirited commitment to justice" it was only right they be told what they were.


  14. A 2.4m sports complex to open at Magherafelt Rainey SchoolRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Tyrone Times

    The state-of-the-art complex on the Tobermore Road was funded by the Department of Education and Trustees of the School. The complex will be used mainly by students and staff to access the full Northern Ireland Curriculum in PE, sports and competitive games.


  15. Gulladuff woman accused of stealing groceriesRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Tyrone Times

    Geraldine Martina Bedell (44), of McGurk's Villas, Gulladuff, is charged with stealing the groceries, valued 28.33, belonging to Crawfords, Maghera, on March 8. A police officer told Magherafelt Magistrates Court that she believed she could connect the defendant to the charges before the court.


  16. Land battle before the High Court as Offaly men fight for boglandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Leinster Express

    The owners and operators of a Co. Offaly-based peat producing facility have launched High Court proceedings against neighbours who they claim have unlawfully trespassed on bogland they have exclusively used for more than twenty years.


  17. Mass grave on site of old Dungannon workhouse lies unmarkedRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Midulster Today

    Despite the knowledge that hundreds are buried in a mass grave in Dungannon - the plot has never been officially marked out. Speculation on the whereabouts of such a burial ground on the six acre site of the old workhouse on Carland Road has been rife since an article from The Pensive Quill said remains were found, stopping building works at a new housing development on April 24. But a planning agent working on two applications for houses on the scheme said although he is "not involved on site" he has "not been made aware" of any such find.


  18. Bog owners take case against neighbour for 'trespassing': neighbours claim they own 1/8 of bogRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 |

    The owners and operators of a Co Offaly-based peat producing facility have launched High Court proceedings against neighbours who they claim have unlawfully trespassed on bogland they have exclusive use of for more than twenty years, writes Ann O'Loughlin. The High Court heard today that William, otherwise know as Liam, Dunne and Mark Dunne of Canal Line,Ballycommon Co Offaly, have carried out works on the bog that the owners claim is detrimental to the peat producing facility.


  19. Jury sworn in for laundrette murder trialRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Coleraine Today

    A jury of 10 men and two women has been sworn in to hear the case of 54-year-old Co Londonderry man Fred McClenaghan who is accused of murdering his former girlfriend Marion Millican in March 2011. Prosecution QC Richard Weir told the Belfast Crown Court jury that the case involved the killing of Mrs Millican who had been in a relationship with McClenaghan, from Broad Street, in Magherafelt.


  20. Acheson and Glover is major boost for workersRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Midulster Today

    Acheson and Glover has confirmed it has invested more than 1m at its Ballygawley Precast plant as sales of its innovative building materials soar across the UK and Ireland. The family-owned firm which has its headquarters at Fivemiletown has invested around A 0.6m on a new Batching Plant that will allow it to develop more advanced mix designs leading to more efficient and quicker production with better quality finishes in its Precast products.