Youngsters learn vital CPR skills at GAA summer camp

YOUNG Gaels from across Tyrone have been learning vital life-saving CPR skills in their summer camps this year as part of a joint initiative between Ulster GAA and the British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland (BHF NI).

As fun to say as ‘San Francisco’

No-one is born a good cook, just as no-one is born a good painter. It takes time and effort and lots of time in the kitchen, learning about ingredients and methods of cooking before a person is able to cook with any great proficiency. I mean, no-one is born knowing how to make bacon or […]

More than 1,500 cattle lost or stole

MORE than 1,500 cattle have been reported either as stolen or lost in the Omagh area in just three years, figures released by a government department have revealed.

No leeway for expired MOTs despite delays – PSNI

MOTORISTS in Tyrone have been warned by the police they will not be given any leeway over expired MOT certificates, despite lengthy backlogs still continuing to affect test centres around the county and elsewhere in the North.

Join Postie Ivan’s 40,000 steps and more for Care for Cancer

  Ivan Gilmour is set to mark his 40th anniversary with Royal Mail in kind-hearted style, by hosting two fundraising events for a cancer charity that means the world to him.   To raise as much money as possible for Care for Cancer, Ivan Gilmour, who is also vice chair of the charity, is organising […]

‘No cyanide will be used’ at Greencastle goldmine

THE Canadian company behind controversial proposals to mine for gold and silver outside Greencastle announced this week that it no longer plans to use cyanide in county Tyrone. When Dalradian first confirmed its intentions to build a goldmine in Curraghinalt, the company’s proposed  use of cyanide in the extraction process met with strong opposition from […]