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  • Support local businesses in 2020

    Friday 20th November 2020

    My 7 reasons why we all need to support local businesses this Christmas. You may not know that shopping at a local business, rather than a large chain, is better for your community. Research shows that £10 spent with a local independent shop means up to an additional £50 goes back into the local economy. This is simply because the nearby shop owners, who you are spending your money with, will then put that money back into your local community. The fantastic thing about i…

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    Support local businesses in 2020
  • Some guidance about your car, tests and the MOT

    Friday 3rd July 2020

    Some guidance about your car, tests and the MOT  Driver testing services resuming for some categories Following the Government’s decision to introduce measures to delay the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the DVA suspended all practical driving tests and module 4 DCPC tests. This has recently been reviewed in line with existing guidance and a decision has been made to extend the suspension until further notice, with some very limited exceptions. From 6 July the DV…

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    Some guidance about your car, tests and the MOT
  • Want to lose some weight in 2018?

    Monday 22nd January 2018

    Want to lose weight in January? Check out the Slimming World Groups from Omagh  blog.     All of our groups are run by Consultants who have lost weight with Slimming World, so they understand and empathise with the ups and downs of every slimmer's journey. We know it not easy but having come through the same experience helps us understand the journey you are on. Our members lose weight with our famous Food Optimising plan which is based on the science…

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    Want to lose some weight in 2018?
  • Ulster Bank are closing another 11 branches

    Wednesday 15th November 2017

    It shut nine branches in March of this year. The next phase of closures will take place in May and June 2018. The branches set to shut next summer are: Ballyclare, County Antrim Dromore, County Down Moira, County Down Draperstown, County Londonderry Dungiven, County Londonderry Portrush, County Antrim Killyleagh, County Down Rathfriland, County Down Castlederg, County Tyrone Irvinestown, County Fermanagh Stewart…

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    Ulster Bank are closing another 11 branches
  • Cuilagh Mountain Park

    Monday 25th September 2017

    Police investigating fire at Cuilagh Mountain Park Popular tourist spot Cuilagh Mountain Park Fermanagh is hitting headlines again as a blaze broke out over the week. The fire burnt through four portable toilets located at the private car park at Legnabrocky in Florencecourt. A spokesperson from Omagh and Fermanagh District Council said, “Police are currently investigating the matter.” This latest controversy at the site comes after the beauty spot was recently closed …

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    Cuilagh Mountain Park
  • Gortin Walk in Omagh

    Wednesday 20th September 2017

    Gortin lakes are a wonderful example of how beautiful the Tyrone and surrounding landscape is. With superb views of the Sperrin Mountains it’s a great place to get out walking. A circular path surrounds two lakes with less than a mile to complete made longer by switching paths from around one lake to encompass both. The serene views of water and landscape are breath taking and a fantastic area to unwind and relieve stress, it even has rest benches along the route to sit and take in …

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    Gortin Walk in Omagh
  • A day out in Omagh

    Wednesday 30th August 2017

    Omagh blog Keeping it local- With the school holidays coming to an end why not get the family out for some quality time together this weekend. The Omagh area offers some beautiful places for families to spend some time together away from the gadgets and devices. The Ulster American Folk Park is always a convenient place to head with its trails and story path through it however you can keep your purse in your pocket if you try the road less taken and head to An Creggan on the Omagh Cooksto…

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    A day out in Omagh
  • Louise at the Furniture Store Kildress

    Monday 15th May 2017

    LOUISE AT THE FURNITURE STORE, KILDRESS Well, where do I begin! A fab furniture experience in an ideal location in Kildress, parking at the door, friendly service and best of all, gorgeous pieces at reasonable prices. Louise at the Furniture Store can be found just off the Teebane Crossroads, convenient to both Omagh and Cookstown. Louise is always on hand to give her expert opinion on any query you may have. With a range of furniture to suits every taste from country chic to glit…

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    Louise at the Furniture Store Kildress