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2 Sep 2015 19:00 • Editorial Department

Stolen bike used by thief

A 34-YEAR-OLD man committed a litany of theft and motoring offences over a nine-month period as his life “spiralled out of control”, Fermanagh Magistrates Court has heard.
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2 Sep 2015 16:00 • Editorial Department

Cultural celebration through summer drama school

Last week Lisnaskea-based South East Fermanagh Foundation joined forces with Brookeborough Primary School to deliver a week of cultural celebration through the holding of an Ulster Scots-themed drama summer school.
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2 Sep 2015 08:30 • Editorial Department

‘Stupid and foolish’ teenager made two hoax 999 calls

A TEENAGER who made hoax 999 calls from two phoneboxes in Lisnaskea in the early hours of the morning last summer can provide no explanation for his “stupid and foolish” behaviour, Fermanagh Magistrates Court has heard.
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1 Sep 2015 19:00 • Editorial Department

Castle Coole set to have starring role as Miss Julie hits UK big screens

CASTLE Coole is set to take a starring role on the big screen as ‘Miss Julie’ hits movie houses across the UK from next Friday (September 4).
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1 Sep 2015 16:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Tall Ships: a unique adventure of a lifetime for Shireen

A “thrilling” experience was had by Brookeborough woman Shireen Greene who took part in the 2015 Tall Ships Races. Sailing from Belfast to Ålesund, Norway on board the Gulden Leeuw (translated into Golden Lion), Shireen was one of 40 trainees who came from Germany, Netherlands, Canada, Spain, Egypt, England and across Ireland.
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1 Sep 2015 12:00 • Brian Donaldson

Protection of our natural environments could be at risk

The protection for some of our natural environments could be at risk, if they lose their status under the EU’s Natura 200 network of Special Areas of Conservation, Special Protection Areas and Habitats and Birds Directives.
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1 Sep 2015 09:00 • Editorial Department

Bought stolen goods from ‘unknown male’ in van at side of road

A 27-YEAR-OLD man who sold on stolen photography equipment that belonged to an Enniskillen school told police he had purchased the items from an “unknown male” in a van on the side of the road, Fermanagh Magistrates Court has heard.
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31 Aug 2015 19:30 • Editorial Department

Recent murders delay progress in terrorism charges case

A BIOLOGY report in the case of a 44-year-old man accused of possessing explosives and articles in connection with terrorism has been delayed due to recent murders, Fermanagh Magistrates Court has heard.
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31 Aug 2015 18:30 • Editorial Department

Drunk man subjected his wife to violent assault

A 46-YEAR-OLD man who subjected his wife to a violent drunken assault after the two had argued has been ordered to pay £500 compensation to his victim.
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31 Aug 2015 12:00 • Editorial Department

Fermanagh born doctor tells all in memoir of remarkable life story

THE Fermanagh born man who was held captive by Saddam Hussein’s regime and was doctor to the late pop star Michael Jackson is to publish his life story later this year. Doctor Patrick Treacy’s book ‘Behind the Mask’ is part travelogue, thriller, and celebrity tell-all and is already a best seller in terms of pre-orders on the Amazon website.
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31 Aug 2015 09:00 • Editorial Department

25 year old returned for trial on A&E assault charges

A 25-YEAR-OLD man accused of assaulting a nurse and a porter during an incident at the Accident and Emergency department in the South West Acute Hospital earlier this summer has been returned for trial.
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30 Aug 2015 19:00 • Editorial Department

New Hope Centre sale could provide community group with financial assistance

THE New Hope Centre, at Erne Road, Enniskillen is to close and offered for sale, according to Davy Kettyles, the only remaining voluntary director and company secretary of Enniskillen Community Development Partnership which owns it.
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30 Aug 2015 16:00 • Editorial Department

Joint venture will mean better rural 3G and 4G access

INTERNET speeds on mobile phones are to improve greatly in rural areas in Fermanagh after a joint venture between two major phone providers.
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30 Aug 2015 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

A successful diversification keeps family business on line

THREE years after diversifying the family business to cover both installation of security systems and CCTV monitoring, Jason McElwaine hopes to build his client base and expand into new technologies.
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30 Aug 2015 09:30 • Rodney Edwards

VIDEO: Stormont 'in crisis' says Elliott as UUP quit Executive

THE Ulster Unionist Party will pull out of the Northern Ireland Executive next week.
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30 Aug 2015 09:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Poor broadband leaves Skea businesses in ‘olden times’

LISNASKEA Main Street is “living in the olden times compared to the surrounding areas.”
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29 Aug 2015 18:00 • Editorial Department

Car dealer failed to reveal Audi was an insurance write-off

A CAR dealer who failed to reveal that an Audi he was selling had been classed as an insurance write-off has been ordered to pay over £2,800 in compensation.
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29 Aug 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Kenyan priest and friend inspires Tony to run another marathon

RUNNING man Tony McGourty will take on the Longford Marathon this Sunday in a bid to raise money for his old friend, Father Gabriel Dolan.
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29 Aug 2015 12:00 • Rodney Edwards

Pub designs special menu for customers with learning difficulties

AN Enniskillen bar and restaurant has designed a special menu for people with learning difficulties. Pub manager Steven Curley, who runs The Linen Hall on Townhall Street, was approached by Fresh Focus to desi
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29 Aug 2015 09:00 • Lily Dane

Last post for Joan who put her own stamp on job for 16 years

A well-known and popular face at Cornagrade Road Post Office, Enniskillen, Joan O’Hanlon is set to step down from her long held position today (Thursday).
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28 Aug 2015 19:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Top sports stars back call for Centre for Sporting Excellence

“There is an urgent need for improvements to running and athletics facilities; there is not one yard of synthetic track in Fermanagh.”
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28 Aug 2015 15:00 • Rodney Edwards

Major three phase scheme to improve traffic in Enniskillen

A MAJOR roads scheme in Enniskillen which would see a number of additional lanes introduced to improve traffic flow is expected to begin within the next year.
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28 Aug 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Tweets of the Week - did you make it?

Meave McCann @Meave_McCann Shout to the taxi man who delivered my lost phone to my door step, all the way from Enniskillen.
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28 Aug 2015 12:00 • Rodney Edwards

Domestic Abuse Unit is the latest police resource to be moved out of Fermanagh

A SPECIAL police unit which responds to incidents such as domestic abuse and child abuse has been moved out of Enniskillen Police Station to Omagh in yet another shake up by the PSNI.
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28 Aug 2015 11:54

Quinn firm pleads guilty to two charges over death of Fermanagh footballer Brian Óg Maguire in industrial accident

THE owners of a factory in Derrylin where a Fermanagh GAA county player was fatally injured as a result of an industrial accident nearly three years ago have pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations.
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