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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

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The Continental Market sets out its Stall in Cookstown

The Spring Continental Market is bringing its culinary delights to Cookstown from 9 - 11 May 2014. The aroma of such culinary delights will inject a seasonal splendour into Cookstown’s retail experience. The award-winning Market will be located in Cookstown Town Centre, along William Street.

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Mid Ulster Elections 2014

Elections to the Mid Ulster Shadow Council will be held on Thursday 22 May 2014. Information on Returning Officer, Election Timetables, Information for Candidates and Agents, Applications to vote by post or proxy, Area Election Offices and Nomination Papers for Candidates.

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Easter Holiday Arrangements 2014

Easter Holiday Arrangements for Council Offices, Refuse Collection, Magheraglass Landfill, Burnavon Theatre, Tourist Information, Leisure Services, Recycling and Amenity Sites, Community Services and Mid Ulster Sports Arena.

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Cookstown Council Shows Local Businesses How To Access Finance

At the recent ‘Access to Finance’ Seminar business from across the Cookstown District heard from Angela McGowan (Chief Economist, Danske Bank)about future economic issues, which may have an impact on their business finances and also received information on current sources of support.

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Local pupils have their say on the Environment

Pupils from primary and post-primary schools across the Cookstown District recently took part in the annual Environmental Youth Speak competition held in the Council Chamber. The competition aims to increase the environmental awareness of young people by allowing them to research and debate environmental issues.

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Students create Murals for Parkview Play Area Pomeroy

Students from the Princes Trust course at the South West College, Cookstown, created a number of murals for the Parkview play area, Pomeroy. The students designed and painted four unique murals in partnership with the ‘Parkview community group’.

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Reval 2015 NI - Rebalancing Business Rates

Reval 2015 NI may affect your rate bill from 1st April 2015 onward, so it is important that you are properly informed. Once complete the rateable value of all non-domestic properties will be in line with property values as at 1 April 2013.

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Local Councils are Changing - Local Government Reform

Local councils will change from 1 April 2015 as part of a programme of reform, reducing from 26 to 11. The new, bigger councils will deliver extra services and have new responsibilities and powers. Find out information about this reform and what services the new councils will provide.

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Chief Executive is appointed for new Mid Ulster District Council

Mid Ulster Statutory Transition Committee has appointed Mr Anthony Tohill as the Chief Executive for the Mid Ulster Council. Mr Tohill, a Strategic Director with Derry City Council, is expected to take up his position in the coming weeks.

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Local Schools launch Hate Crime DVD

Cookstown High School and Holy Trinity College have just launched a 'Hate Crime' DVD. The Hate Crime project is a joint initiative involving the PSNI Cookstown, Cookstown District Council Good Relations Office, Peace 3 and the Police and Community Safety Partnership.


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