31 Jul 2015 17:00 • Rodney Edwards
Former officer: plans ‘ill advised’
A RETIRED police inspector has described proposals by the PSNI to move its road policing unit out of Fermanagh as “ill advised.”
31 Jul 2015 15:00 • Rodney Edwards
Death of much-loved Dermot means his little girl never got chance to meet her Dad
OVER five years since the death of her husband Dermot in a road traffic accident and the pain and trauma for Majella Loughran and her children is still as raw as ever.
31 Jul 2015 11:30 • Rodney Edwards
My son’s attempt to take his own life wasn’t taken seriously. And now he’s dead.
A GRIEVING mother whose son took his own life earlier this year, months after doctors told her to put his first suicide attempt down to a ‘drunken episode’, has spoken of her anguish.
30 Jul 2015 15:00 • Rodney Edwards
Hopes for air ambulance to be based in Fermanagh
ASSEMBLY member Arlene Foster says she is “hopeful” that if a dedicated air ambulance service for Northern Ireland takes off it will be based in Fermanagh.
26 Jul 2015 13:00 • Rodney Edwards
Bert hangs up his chain and puts on his gardening gloves
FROM chairman to gardener. After 40 years in public service, Ballinamallard man Bert Johnston has found another way to serve the people – by keeping his beloved village in bloom.
24 Jul 2015 17:00 • Rodney Edwards
MLAs red flag plans to remove emblems from their offices
POLITICIANS have criticised a proposal by Stormont’s Independent Financial Review Panel to ban flags, memorials and party emblems from MLAs’ offices.
24 Jul 2015 10:00 • Rodney Edwards
Cherrymount Link being dug up just two years after official opening
CONTRACTORS moved in to dig up part of the Cherrymount Link Road in Enniskillen this week, two years after the £16 million scheme first opened.
23 Jul 2015 16:00 • Rodney Edwards
Anti-fracking protesters return to quarry site
HALF naked and playing a harp, one anti-fracking campaigner was in Belcoo this week with a tuneful message for any company considering drilling in Fermanagh: “We will not let this happen.”
21 Jul 2015 12:00 • Rodney Edwards
A perfect amenity for everyone
ON an almost daily basis, weather permitting, the people of Bellanaleck can be seen enjoying the village’s open space which has become an integral part of the close-knit community.
19 Jul 2015 12:30 • Rodney Edwards
‘Renewables can be the source to re-energise rural communities, bringing jobs and income’
Communities taking their energy future into their own hands was the topic under discussion at a recent renewable energy event attended by locals who are opposed to fracking in Fermanagh.