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28 Jan 2015 22:30

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A consultation will begin later this week that will throw the future of Enniskillen courthouse in doubt.

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28 Jan 2015 16:12

Lorry overturns at Arney

A lorry has overturned close to the village of Arney this afternoon.

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28 Jan 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Choose the right care this winter, Health Board urges

Choosing the right care may not mean a trip to an Emergency Department. The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) is urging the public to Think Where and Choose Well to help ease pressures on Health and Social Care services across Northern Ireland.

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28 Jan 2015 13:56

Met office issues amber warning for snow

The public are being advised that there is the potential for disruption to travel as a band of snow is expected across Northern Ireland over the next few days.

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28 Jan 2015 12:00 • Editorial Department

Significant increase in number of children coming into care

With a significant increase in the number of children coming into care, the on-going effort to recruit more Foster Carers in the Western Health and Social Care Trust area continues in January 2015 with an information evening in Enniskillen later this month.

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28 Jan 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Birdwatching makes most of bright and beautiful day

The RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch proved “a brilliant experience” for pupils of St. Ronan’s Primary School, Lisnaskea.

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27 Jan 2015 22:30

McLaughlin goal earns Mallards deserved point against Blues

A terrific Colm McLaughlin goal in the 70th minute earned Ballinamallard a deserved share of the spoils against Linfield at Ferney Park tonight.

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27 Jan 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

New meeting place for nursing support group

A successful Fermanagh group, Breastfriends has just met at its new location for the first time.

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27 Jan 2015 12:00 • Julie Kenwell

Hi-vis clothing for primary pupils

MEMBERS of Fermanagh Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) have agreed to roll out branded high visibility merchandise in primary schools across the County next month.

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27 Jan 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Prevention better than cure when it comes to children’s mental health

“Prevention is better than cure” is the view of Paul Kellagher, a Children Services’ Manager with Action for Children throughout Northern Ireland, including Fermanagh.

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26 Jan 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Deaf roots project

The British Deaf Association (BDA) Northern Ireland is pleased that it has been awarded £348,934 for its Deaf Roots and Pride Project through the Big Lottery Fund NI.

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26 Jan 2015 12:00 • Editorial Department

Teenager pleads not guilty to VAT fraud

An 18-year-old man has denied making a bogus VAT return claiming he was eligible for a refund of the tax in the sum of £50,270.94.

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26 Jan 2015 11:30

Road closes for £150,000 resurfacing scheme

Part of the main A509 Enniskillen to Derrylin Road at Mullylogan will be closed to traffic this week between 8am to 6pm for a major resurfacing scheme.

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26 Jan 2015 10:00 • Editorial Department

Asked policeman for handcuffs so that he could arrest him

An 18-year-old man told police he was going to arrest them because what they were doing was wrong, Fermanagh Court has heard.

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25 Jan 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Rose of Tralee visits

“Fermanagh is a beautiful county”. This view was expressed by International Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh, who stopped off in the county this week.

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25 Jan 2015 13:00 • Chris Donegan

Iconic Icelandic environmentalist meets local anglers

Soccer fans have their superstars in Cristiano Renaldo and Lionel Messi.

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25 Jan 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Fingerprint work is a world first

‘A world first’ in research is the end result of Fermanagh woman Helen McMorris’s final year undergraduate dissertation project at Abertay University in Scotland.

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24 Jan 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

Death of popular minister who was a gifted preacher and played rugby for Ulster

Popular clergyman Canon Alfred Stanley O’Connor, who lived and served in Fermanagh for many years, passed away peacefully at his Stewartstown home last Monday, January 12, 2015, aged 94.

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24 Jan 2015 12:00 • Brian Donaldson

SDLP candidate ‘to re-engage with voters’

The SDLP candidate in this year’s Westminster election says he will be attempting to re-engage with the electorate in Fermanagh and South Tyrone, buoyed by the number of first preference votes in the Fermanagh and Omagh Council election.

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24 Jan 2015 10:00 • Editorial Department

Banned after being drunk in charge of a tractor

A 24-year-old farmer has admitted being drunk in charge of a tractor outside a pub two days before Christmas.

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