Does exactly what it says on the tin


I bought a new cook book last week and if nothing else, it’s giving me a warm sense of well-being. Jack Monroe’s Tin Can Cook was a conveniently-timed purchase after the previous weekend’s Spam crusade and in the process of buying, I even relaxed one of my cardinal rules on reading: I went for the […]


Further 11 Covid-19 deaths in the North


There has been a further 11 deaths in the North related to Covid-19. The figures published today (Saturday) on the new Covid-19 interactive statistics dashboard gives detailed breakdown of deaths and cases across the north. In Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area there has been no change in the number of cases or deaths in […]


Fifty three Covid deaths in Tyrone council areas


Fifty three people have died after contracting coronavirus in the council areas which cover Tyrone. The figures published today (Friday) on the new Covid-19 interactive statistics dashboard gives detailed breakdown of deaths and cases across the north. In Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area there has been 10 Covid-19 related deaths and 68 confirmed cases. […]


Marathon man hits quarter of million for charity


A CASTLEDERG man who hit a phenomanal fundraising milestone for Cystic Fibrosis has said it is a big dream come true. Liam McHugh from Spamount, Castlederg has been fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust for the past 28 years, and this week, he hit his exceptional target of £250,000. Liam began fundraising after his daughter […]


New figures reveal rise in number of Covid-19 deaths


LATEST figures published today by NISRA show that 109 deaths involving Covid-19 occurred between April 18 and 24. Of these, 40 occurred in hospital, 63 in care homes, and 6 at home. The new figures reveal that 40% of Covid-19 deaths have occured in care homes across the North. Advertisement The 161 deaths in care […]


Nine more Covid-19 deaths bringing total to 347


Nine more people have died after contracting Covid-19 in the North. The Department of Health confirmed that today (Thursday) a further nine people have sadly lost their lives to Covid-19. This brings the total number of deaths to 347 since the start of the outbreak. Advertisement There have also been 73 more cases of coronavirus […]


Nine further Covid deaths in the North


Covid-19 continues to spread across the North with a total of 3,463 cases confirmed. In their daily update, the latest figures released yesterday afternoon by the Department of Health confirmed that a further nine people had lost their lives to Covid-19. This brings the total number of deaths to 338 since the start of the […]


Twenty more Covid-19 related death


A further 20 people have died from coronavirus in the North. New figures released by the Department of Health confirms that a further twenty people have lost their lives to Covid-19. This brings the total number of deaths to 329 since the start of the outbreak. Advertisement There have also been 34 more cases of coronavirus diagnosed […]