A NUMBER of new speed limits are to be introduced in the Ardboe area, after concerns were raised by local residents. Local councillor Niall McAleer said fears were growing over the potential for a serious traffic collision, with increased numbers of vehicles in recent years. “I’m happy to announce that DfI (Department for Infrastructure) intend […]
AN Omagh flute band that will be parading in the town twice over the ‘Twelfth’ weekend has urged anyone planning on watching them to stay in their gar
A CAMPAIGN group which is calling for two Catholic grammar schools to suspend this year’s transfer tests says a commitment to look at the issue in September is not soon enough. The group, which is made up of past pupils and concerned parents, had written to St Patrick’s Academy Dungannon and St Joseph’s Grammar in […]
THE mother of a three-year-old boy killed in a tragic road traffic collision in Scotland last week is originally from west Tyrone. Victoria Irvine and her young son Xander were out for a walk when he was struck by a car in the Morningside Road area of Edinburgh on Tuesday, June 30. Sadly, the little […]
A COOKSTOWN man convicted of a racist attack on a doctor has been sentenced to three months in jail. Colm Campbell (34), of Ratheen Avenue, denied unlawfully assaulting Waqar Ahmed on July 10 last year, but was found guilty after a contested hearing at Dungannon Magistrates Court. Police were called to the scene after receiving […]
PARENTS of new born babies have breathed a sigh of relief as christenings are allowed to resume from today.
A GAA club in Galbally has paid tribute to one of its most popular supporters – Rose Murphy – who died this week. “Nothing however could have prepared us for the shocking news that broke shortly after 9am this morning (Tuesday) when we learned of the sudden passing of Rose Murphy, one of our most […]
LOCAL people have been warned to be vigilant following a recent spate of attempted dog thefts in Tyrone.
A KIND-hearted four-year-old has helped put Knockmoyle’s ‘Molly the Scarecrow’ back in its rightful place after vandals cruelly damaged the community
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has voted to oppose Liam Campbell’s extradition to Lithuania where he is wanted on alleged criminal matters. The motion was brought before the monthly Policy and Resources Committee meeting last night by Councillor Bernice Swift. Liam Campbell from Dundalk, one of the men found liable for the Omagh bomb, is […]