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  1. McCarthy sinks his teeth - into Dracula roleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    Gerard McCarthy, most recognised for his roles in popular soap Hollyoaks and Belfast-filmed crime thriller The Fall, is set to star in a new adaption of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece Dracula, which begins tonight at the Theatre at the Mill in Newtownabbey before embarking on a three month UK and Ireland tour. Jonathan Harker and Dracula is a new stage adaptation of Stoker's much vaunted novel, directed here by Michael Poynor.

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  2. LATEST: Woman in critical condition following Coalisland house fireRead the original story

    Tuesday | Tyrone Times

    A woman in her 50's is currently being treated in hospital for serious burn and body injuries after she jumped from a bedroom window to escape a fire at her home in Moyallen Terrace, Coalisland in the early hours of Tuesday morning . Another male, also believed to be in his 50's also managed to escape the blaze and he was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment for injured not believed to be life-threatening.

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  3. Mid Ulster MailRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Midulster Today

    The waistlines of Cookstown councillors must be much slimmer than those of their Dungannon counterparts, if the amount both councils have spent in the last three years on tea, coffee, biscuits and sandwiches is anything to go by. The cost of hospitality at meetings and civic receptions held by Cookstown District Council over the last three years to taxpayers was A 13,134.

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  4. Shock in Bradford as top university archaeologist dies suddenly, aged 49Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Tributes have been paid to the top archeologist who helped bring closure to the anguished families of Northern Ireland's Disappeared. The academic, who grew up in Portadown, Co Armagh had led the team of excavators searching clandestine graves to find the bodies of people who were kidnapped, killed and secretly buried by the IRA during the 1970s and 80s.

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  5. Cookstown urged to have their say on Bicycle StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Midulster Today

    Mid-Ulster Ulster Unionist MLA Sandra Overend has welcomed the launch of the Minister for Regional Development's draft Bicycle Strategy, and encouraged the people of Mid-Ulster to have their say at a local consultation event, being held in Cookstown on Wednesday 24 September 2014 in the Rural Community Network Building, 38a Oldtown St, Cookstown, at 7.30pm. Mrs Overend, who is the Assembly Private Secretary to the Regional Development Minister and a member of the All Party Group on Cycling, commented: "Transport Minister Danny Kennedy is committed to delivering a cycling revolution in Northern Ireland, and the publication of the draft Bicycle Strategy is the latest step in driving this forward.

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  6. Mid-Ulster representatives welcome Moneymore resurfacingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Midulster Today

    "The road surface is in a poor condition and I and my party colleagues have been lobbying for the street to be resurfaced for some time. "Despite the increasing pressures on budgets it is important that we continue to maintain our roads and ensure they are safe for all road users.

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  7. Broadband grant for Derry businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Derry Today

    Local businesses interested in improving their broadband capacity will have the opportunity to sign up to the Derry Connection Voucher Scheme during Derry's major digital festival CultureTech this week. The government backed scheme offers all small to medium sized businesses between A 200 - A 3000 to upgrade to superfast broadband.

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  8. Latest: Woman dies following Coalisland house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tyrone Times

    Police have confirmed that a woman in her 50's has died following a house fire in Coalisland in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Two appliances from Dungannon station and one from Cookstown received the call shortly after midnight to attend the blaze at a property on Moyallen Terrace.

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  9. Woman dies after fire in her Co Tyrone homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fermanagh Today

    A woman in her 50s died after she sustained serious burns and other injuries during a fire at her Co Tyrone home. The blaze broke out at around 1am at a house in Coalisland; the address of which was given as Mayollan Terrace by police.

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  10. 13 shot by paramilitary vigilantes this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Londonderry Today

    Thirteen people have been shot by paramilitary vigilantes in Londonderry this year already with 11 attributable to republicans and two to loyalists, according to the PSNI. The shooting of a 17-year-old boy in Londonderry on Monday was the 13th incident of its type in the North West this year.

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  11. Bank closure sucker punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tyrone Times

    In the same week that exciting new plans to revitalise Coalisland were unveiled, the town has suffered the loss of its only bank. Plans to bring free wi-fi and the transformation of the eyesore police station have been overshadowed by the announcement from First Trust that they will close their branch at the end of this year - leaving another prominent empty building, and a sizeable population without a bank.

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  12. Derry top cop concerned at increase in shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Derry Today

    The shooting of a 17-year-old man in Derry on Monday night was the 13th incident of its type in the North West this year, the area's police commander has said. Chief Superintendent Stephen Cargin says there has been a fourfold increase in the number of shootings this year compared to all of 2013.

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  13. 'Paramilitary justice barbaric' - policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UTV

    The police have branded the latest paramilitary-style shooting of a teenager in Londonderry as "barbaric" and said his life has probably changed forever in the name of "some kind of justice". On Monday, a 17-year-old was shot in both legs in the O'Riada Court area of Ballymagroarty at around 11.15pm.

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  14. Public urged to help create vision for new Mid Ulster districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tyrone Times

    Local people are being invited to give their views on the creation of a new vision for Mid Ulster District Council. The new local authority, which takes responsibility for the services currently provided by Cookstown, Dungannon and Magherafelt councils in April next year, is engaging with councillors, staff, key stakeholders and local people to gather opinions on how they feel about where they live and what their priorities are for the region.

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  15. Killyman road closure to go on 'another six weeks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tyrone Times

    Roadworks which are part of ambitious plans by NIE to upgrade their substation in the Killyman area, look set to continue until at least next month. The Drumkee Road has been closed to traffic all summer and, despite an anticipated re-opening date of the end of August, continued delays mean the road will not be accessible until October 6. Following the latest confirmation from a spokesperson for the utilities company, local SDLP councillor Denise Mullen said she would continue to monitor the situation after being contacted by a number of people living in the area.

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  16. Broadband for Dungannon councillors funded by taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tyrone Times

    Despite councillor's allowance and expenses bills of over 70k less, Cookstown councillors cost its tax payers more than the representatives in nearby Dungannon. The statistics, provided following a Freedom of Information request, show that Dungannon councillors cost each of the 37,300 working people in that district A 6.82, while in Cookstown the 24,000 workers registered in the last census are out A 7.66 for their representatives.

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  17. Woman 'critical' after Co Tyrone fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UTV

    A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after a fire broke out at her Coalisland, Co Tyrone home. Another man, also believed to be in his 50s and who was inside the property at the time, was also taken to hospital for treatment to injuries which were described as not-life threatening.

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  18. Hussey encourages attendance at sports funding meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Londonderry Today

    Castlederg Ulster Unionist Councillor, Derek Hussey, is encouraging local sports and community organisations to consider seeking funding from an Active Awards for Sport programme run by Sport NI. He said: "Details have been announced of an Active Awards for Sport scheme with potential awards ranging from A 1000 to A 10000 and aimed at grassroots community based sport.

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  19. New initiative will to help boost the local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Dromore Today

    New social enterprise hub launched in Banbridge. The Old Town Hall Banbridge was the venue for the launch of a new initiative aimed at boosting the local economy on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

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  20. Magherafelt man fined for operating taxi service without licenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Midulster Today

    A Magherafelt driver was fined a total of 790 and had his drivers licence endorsed with seven penalty points, a court has heard. Mr Philip Gerard Eves of Guasson Villas, Ballyronan, Magherafelt, pleaded guilty to the offences and was fined A 150 for using an unlicensed taxi, A 150 for failing to hold a Taxi Operators Licence and A 450 for using an uninsured vehicle.

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