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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

Dog Licence Changes
Changes to the law regarding Dog Licences

From 1 January 2015 changes to the law means that micro-chipping will be the only method of identification of Dogs. The Coloured Licence Tags which you have normally received with your Dog Licence will no longer be issued.

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Mid Ulster Businesses Identify Economic Priorities

One hundred businesses from across Mid Ulster have given their views this week on the issues affecting them, in a series of events to help inform the region’s future economic development priorities.

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Mid Ulster Community Planning Survey

To make sure we are addressing the local needs of our residents we need to know what matters most to you. Please click on the link and fill in the survey. All responses will be confidential and will be used to inform the development of the community plan.

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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.

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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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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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25,000 People Visit Cookstown Continental Market

Cookstown has now established itself in ‘market folklore’ as the best (Continental Market) event in quite a few years and certainly the best short event in Northern Ireland”. That’s the view of Allan Hartwell, Managing Director of Market Place Europe Ltd!

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Mid Ulster Election Results 2014

Elections to the Mid Ulster Shadow Council were held on Thursday 22 May - a full list of results are now available.

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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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Bin Collection Calendar

Bin Collection Change 2014

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New Food Labelling Regulations

Food Allergy leaflet

Join the evolve FITNESS gym

Evolve Join the Gym

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Continental Market Video

Continental Market Video Watch here

Cookstown Business Directory

 Cookstown Business Directory RHS

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness

Carbon Monoxide

Know the Dangers

Report a Litterbug

Report a litterbug RHS

REPORT Online Now

Buy Renew Your Dog Licence Online


Brown Bin Recycling

Brown Bin recycling 2012