CROSS-border dairy cooperative, LacPatrick, one of whose main sites is in Artigarvan, has reached an agreement to merge with neighbouring Lakeland Dairies. Owned and controlled by farmers, with over 3,200 milk suppliers and a collective milk pool of some 1.8bn litres, the new co-op will be the second largest dairy processor on the island of […]
THE Canon who presided over Sean Reid’s funeral has pleaded with the government to upgrade the A5 before other lives are needlessly claimed by the notorious stretch of road. Canon Patrick Marron told mourners that Mr Reid’s death was a damning indictment of the decade-long legal wrangling which has stymied the proposed upgrade of the […]
THE painting of kerb stones will not be tolerated in Sion Mills, a community activist has warned. Andy Patton was speaking out after part of a kerb off Main Street in the village was painted in green, white and orange overnight on Wednesday of last week. This week, Mr Patton says that […]
THERE were great celebrations at Magheramason over the weekend as Bready claimed a historic, and fully deserved first league title. Victory over second-placed Coleraine on Saturday all but clinched the crown, meaning they only needed one bonus point from Sunday’s match at Beechgrove to secure the title. It was perhaps fitting that […]
SPONSORED CONTENT BY: STRABANE TRAINING SERVICES
FOUR Tyrone drivers produced impressive drives on Saturday of last week to finish the demanding Carryduff Forklift Down Rally, which was won by Jonny Greer and Kirsty Riddick in their Citroen DS3 R5. A full entry of 130 crews started the one day event based around Lisburn, Hillsborough and Castlewellan but only 84 […]
DERG high jump sensation Sommer Lecky produced the performance of a lifetime to clinch a silver medal at the U20 World Championships in Tampere, Finland yesterday (Sunday). Competing against the very best young jumpers on the planet, the supremely-gifted Castlederg teenager cleared an incredible 1.90m to claim runners-up spot behind Belarusian athlete Karyna Taranda (1.92m). […]
ACTION in the Super Eights beckons for Tyrone after they confidently swept aside the challenge of Cork in round four of the All-Ireland Qualifiers.
THE Tinnies in Strabane were among three buildings across the district which were lit up in the colours of the Palestinian flag.
A STRABANE teacher who is set to retire after over four decades in education says she has nothing but good memories from her time in the classroom.