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A Book of Condolence has been opened in The Burnavon in Cookstown for those wishing to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela. Chairman of Cookstown District Council, Councillor Pearse McAleer was the first to sign the book.
Cookstown, Dungannon and Magherafelt Councils have joined together to encourage local businesses in Mid-Ulster to sign up to an exciting new programme to gain practical skills to help you conduct successful negotiations for your business?
On Sunday 1st December our community came together for a ‘Walk of Hope’ through Cookstown, meeting at the Christmas Tree to remember and support those suffering because of bereavement or illness. The event was organised in partnership Niamh Louise Foundation, Cookstown Clergy Forum and the Good Relations Office at Cookstown District Council.
Holy trinity River warriors and Cookstown Primary School got together for a joint litter pick to highlight the on-going issues of littering within the Cookstown District. The award winning Holy trinity warriors mentored the younger Eco team pupils from the Cookstown Primary school and shared good practice.
The Beacon Centre Garden has been officially opened. Cookstown District Council Council leased small part of the old recycling centre at Molesworth Street to provide a space for the Beacon Centre that would compliment their activities & provide fresh vegetables for their kitchen.
The Burnavon Theatre has been awarded the Arts & Disability Equality Charter and Plaque in recognition of their on-going commitment to the promotion of access to the arts for all. The Charter award was made in recognition of work undertaken to provide access for disabled people to the arts, either as audience members, artists, participants or employees.
Local stakeholders including Cookstown District Council and SWARD (South West Action for Rural Development) have come together to acknowledge the recent NIAC (Northern Ireland Amenity Council) Best Kept Town/Village 2013 Award given to Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone. The Award, given for Most Improved Town/Village, is the first that Pomeroy has won.
Businesses in Cookstown District are investing for their success as they sign up to be part of Cookstown Council’s new Suite of Business Development Programmes.
Davagh Forest Trails, launched in May this year, have exceeded even the most optimistic expectations by attracting thousands of mountain bikers providing a welcome injection to the local economy. In a move to build on this success, Cookstown District Council has now opened a purpose-built skills park and pump track which is set to further enhance this flagship mountain biking venue.
How long would you wait before calling 999 if you thought you were having a heart attack? Less than one in ten people in the Cookstown area (6%) call for medical help within an hour of experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack and less than half of those admitted to Coronary Care (43%) called 999.