ADDITIONAL restrictions are set to be introduced given the high levels of Covid-19 transmission in the community. The new restrictions will cover schools and the extension of remote learning until the mid-term break in February, enhanced measures to limit contacts between individuals in domestic settings, and preventing people from leaving home without a reasonable excuse. […]
POLICE carrying out extensive searches in the Culmore Park area of Omagh have found ‘nothing untoward’ following a report that an suspicious object was thrown at a police vehicle. Police recieved an anonymous report that a suspicious object was thrown at a police vehicle in the Culmore Park area of Omagh on Saturday January 2. […]
A NUMBER of follow-up searches have taken place at a housing estate in Omagh after what is believed to be a suspicious object was thrown at police.
THE executive has agreed there will be an extended period of remote learning for schools due to the rising number of Covid19 cases. The Executive met this evening (Monday) to discuss the concerning progression of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Executive agreed that it will move to put staying at home into regulations and a paper […]
The first Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has been administered in Northern Ireland today. 94-year-old Eileen Lynch has become the first person in Northern Ireland in the over 80 category to receive the vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca. Eileen received the vaccine from Dr Michael McKenna at her local GP surgery on the Falls Road, Belfast. […]
Dire predictions over the potential for Christmas gatherings to become super-spreader events for coronavirus, have become reality, borne out in the latest statistics which shows that the rate of infection has tripled in the Mid Ulster area. Mid Ulster which covers large parts of south Tyrone now has 941 cases per 100,000 of population – […]
Former Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt, one of the four men held responsible for the Omagh bomb, has died.
New coronavirus cases reach record levels locally for third day running.
A man will appear in court tomorrow (Thursday) charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis plants at a property in Dungannon this week. The 20-year-old suspect has been charged with offences including Cultivating Cannabis, Possession of a Class B Controlled Drug and Possession of a Class B Controlled Drug with intent to supply. The […]
THE approval of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine boosts our confidence that better times are ahead in 2021, says Health Minister, Robin Swann