Newsletter Issue 1

NEWSLETTER ISSUE 1 The first issue of our Newsletter is available here to download. If you have any ideas or suggestions for material to include in upcoming issues we would be delighted to hear from you.

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MAGHERA BIG QUIZ

   30 QUESTIONS ON MAGHERA HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR TOWN? Googling and reference books allowed. It will still be tricky. Hint: some of the answers can be found in back issues of Maghera Times. All correct entries submitted by June 22nd will be entered into a draw for a £50 prize The draw…

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CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP ‘Stuck for Words?’  with:  Sheena Wilkinson Stuck at home? Stuck for something to do? Stuck for words? Why not try a fun creative writing workshop? Working online with an experienced writer, you’ll have the chance to escape lockdown by travelling somewhere safe but limitless — your own imagination and memory. In these short, interactive workshops you’ll be guided to create lasting…

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Renovation work gets well underway.

Renovation work at MHS Heritage & Culture Ltds’ new premises in 11 Main Street Maghera is now well underway. We are excited about our new space and the facilities it will provide to the local community and marks the expansion of our organisation as we will be able to offer more services and embark on…

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Gatherin’ Spuds. By: Kenneth Murray

When I was growing up in Maghera in the fifties and sixties we were given time off school in October, known as ‘the potato gathering holiday,’ This provided an opportunity for us children to participate in the potato harvest – that is, those of us who were willing to take up the challenge and earn…

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