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Welcome to Cookstown District Council

If you live or work in the Cookstown District Council area and are looking for information, then look no further.  Cookstown Council will help you discover the best things about Cookstown and has information on just about everything you need to know including news and events, business information and programmes, places to visit, things to do, leisure and sport, Council services and facilities, local partnerships, legislation and more.  



Latest news and events

Day of peace 2014
Come and join Mid-Ulster in a Celebration of Peace

These events have been organised by the Dungannon Area Clergy Forum, Dungannon Area Churches Forum, Cookstown & District Clergy Forum and Cookstown & District Churches Forum in partnership with Cookstown District Council, Dungannon Borough Council and the Irish Churches Peace Project.

Big Dig at Tullaghoge Fort
Archaeologists return for 'Big Dig' at Tullaghoge Fort

Fancy getting your hands dirty??? Archaeologists are planning a 'Big Dig' at Tullaghoge Fort in September and they need your help. Archaeologists are returning to Tullaghoge Fort this month to continue digs which commenced on the site earlier this year this time however they are looking the assistance of local schools, historical societies and the general public.

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Council’s Annual Civic Awards 2014

This year’s Awards will be held on Thursday 13th November at The Burnavon. If you would like to nominate an individual, business, group or team please download the Nomination Form and Criteria. Nominations to be received by Noon on Friday 19th September 12 noon.

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12 Years of Teamwork leads to Award for Town Centre

Cookstown District Council and Cookstown Town Centre Forum have been ‘Highly Commended’ by the Association of Town & City Management (ATCM) at the National Partnership Awards in Dundee for the significant impact they have made through the delivery of a number of key regeneration projects in Cookstown Town Centre.

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New Leisure Centre Programme - Sept to Dec 2014

We've just released our fantastic new Leisure Centre Programme from September through to December 2014. There's something for all the family to enjoy this season. Download a copy from the link below.

New Econ Plan for Mid Ulster
Work begins on New Economic Development Plan for Mid Ulster

The Mid Ulster District Council is inviting businesses from Cookstown, Dungannon & South Tyrone and Magherafelt areas to have their say with regard to a new two year (2014-2016) Economic Development Plan being prepared for the region.

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Recent Flooding - Emergency Financial Assistance

A scheme of emergency financial assistance has been launched by the Department of Environment NI. Householders who suffer severe inconvenience as a result of heavy rainfall may be eligible for a payment.

Quarry Stay Out
Stay Out of Quarries & Stay Safe this Summer

Quarry operators are reminding members of the public about the dangers of swimming in quarry lakes. They are asked to “Stay Safe and Stay Out” and not to ignore the warning signs and fencing designed to protect them from potential risks in both active and disused quarry sites.Information regarding the safety around quarries.

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Thousands of Shoppers Avail of Offers During Retail Week

Thousands of shoppers descended on Cookstown Town Centre on Saturday 21 June 2014 to pick up some of the first special offers available in various stores as part of Cookstown Retail Week.

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Celebrating Community Relations Week 2014

To celebrate Community relations week 2014 in Cookstown this year, Cookstown District Council Good relations office and NI libraries organised a Short drama called ‘Baggage’ performed by South West College performing arts students. The audience took part in an interactive drumming session with ‘Gathering drums’ exploring cultures from across the world.


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Leisure Centre Programme

Sept - Dec 2014

CLC programme RH Advert

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Continental Market Video

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Bin Collection Change

Bin Collection Change 2014

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Cookstown Business Directory

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness

Carbon Monoxide

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Report a Litterbug

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Brown Bin Recycling

Brown Bin recycling 2012