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26 Jun 2015 09:30 • How I See It with Denzil McDaniel

Courtroom dramas the scene for competing rights

One of the more unpleasant experiences in my career was appearing in the High Court as a witness in an action taken against the newspaper; it’s no fun being grilled and pulled apart by a barrister for hours on end.
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18 Jun 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Charity is the big winner

When there’s a challenge, then Fermanagh people are ready to show their support and prepared to dip their hand into their pockets to help charities.
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18 Jun 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Excellent treatment at SWAH

Dear Madam, - I would like through your newspaper to say I have great praise for the kind and efficient staff on South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen.
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18 Jun 2015 09:30 • How I See It with Denzil McDaniel

Listening to raw stories of tragedy can aid small steps to recovery

The fictional lawyer Atticus Finch, in the classic “To Kill a Mocking Bird”, suggests that you never really understand a person until you consider his point of view… “until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”
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7 Jul 2015 11:37 • Roy Beers

Top Four Things to Consider When Creating Your First Canvas Print

Taking a fantastic photograph is one thing, but bringing it to life is a whole different ball game altogether. With professional canvas printing, you’re now able to add a whole new dimension to your picture with ease. Keep these five top tips in mind when creating your canvas if you want to ensure that the end result comes out as brilliantly as the photo itself.
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30 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Road safety continues to be a vital issue in the Fermanagh area

Proposals to move the PSNI Road Policing Unit out of Fermanagh are a worrying development.
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30 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Why is MP not recorded as voting on welfare bill?

Dear Madam - When Tom Elliott ran his campaign for Westminster, he campaigned largely on being a viable option because unlike Michelle Gildernew he would take his seat and be present.
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30 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Victim definition inappropriate

Dear Madam - I am writing in response to a letter written by Kenny Donaldson in the Impartial Reporter on Thursday July 23.
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30 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Rules will force small farmers out of system

Dear Madam - My small holding of 12 acres attracts a very small single farm payment which used to amount to about £379.
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30 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Drivers should be mindful of animal life

Dear Madam - Once again I have come across the disheartening sight of a red squirrel killed by motor vehicle traffic on the Glenasheevar Road.
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23 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Counselling services symptomatic of our times

Life has become increasingly pressurised and troublesome for many people.
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23 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Can we afford to step back in time?

Dear Madam, - I am writing this letter in response to a formal warning to the Northern Ireland Executive regarding the on-going budget crisis. First and foremost, I would like to express my sincere anger at the Assembly’s failure to implement the on-going Stormont House Agreement.
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23 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Referendum needed on who is a victim

Dear Madam, - Interviews for the post of Commissioner for Victims and Survivors are said to have been completed and we’re over one year on since the previous Commissioner, Kathryn Stone’s departure but it is worth reflecting on the Statutory responsibilities a Commissioner is said to have: The Commissioner shall promote an awareness of matters relating to the interests of victims and survivors and of the need to safeguard those interests. The Commissioner shall keep under review the adequacy and effectiveness of law and practice affecting the interests of victims and survivors.
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23 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

We still need to catch up on cancer treatment

Dear Madam, - The interesting article by Meadhbh Monahan on the serious issue of cancer in the Western Trust area clearly proves the serious issue we face and the fact that one in two people are predicted to be diagnosed with this disease in the coming years.
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22 Jul 2015 09:30 • Gary Farmer

Functionalities of vehicle tracking systems

Vehicle tracking systems are becoming increasingly popular among companies operating large fleets of cars or vans. With technology moving rapidly these systems have ever-increasing functionality, and businesses that avoid investing in them may risk being left behind by their rivals.
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20 Jul 2015 16:57 • Hugh Miller

Top five things to take on holiday to Europe

With summer at its height, and school out, it’s a time when many of us are thinking of packing our bags and heading off somewhere new for a week or two.
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16 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

A weekend that was a real boost to our economy

It is heartening that both the leader of the Orange Order in Fermanagh and the Fermanagh priest trying to keep the calm in North Belfast agree that the violence that erupted in Belfast on Monday night would not happen here.
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16 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Renewable energy needs to be suited to each area

Dear Madam,- “There’s a place for everything – and everything in its place”.
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16 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Education Minister’s U-turn on playgroup funding welcomed

Dear Madam,- I am delighted that the sustained pressure brought to bare on Education Minister, John ODowd has resulted in a significant U-turn in the reversal of massive cuts to the Early Years Fund which would have seen devastating cuts to our local playgroups and children’s services in the county.
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16 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Public should demand nothing less than the best from care facilities

Dear Madam, - It is good to read that the relatives of a resident in the Graan Nursing Home are grateful to the management and staff for treating their sister with dignity whilst in their care, it is disappointing however to read that they believe the regulators dwell only on the negatives.
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16 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Lessons of kindness and thrift for young people

Dear Madam, - I am tired of hearing and reading about those ‘poor old people’ who are ill-treated by this bad government. This so called ‘bad’ government is now having to make so many cuts to their benefits because our previous government’s overspend. They are doing so because our country, Britain is vastly overdrawn. It has no money, only debts.
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9 Jul 2015 17:00 • How I See It with Denzil McDaniel

The harsh reality is that too many people don’t care

I suppose it’s just in me, but I follow the news most days whether it’s radio, television or the newspapers. We regard this as a holiday period, possibly quieter than usual; but there’s plenty happening in the wider world.
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9 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Let’s celebrate our community heroes

What makes our communities special places to live?
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9 Jul 2015 13:00

More dialogue needed with business owners to help resolve traffic problems

Dear Madam - In response to the news item in last week’s paper regarding the traffic chaos resulting from the Johnston Bridges scheme, may I take this opportunity to let your readers know what the Enniskillen Business Partnership is doing to resolve the issue.
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9 Jul 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Postcard campaign launched to save Creamery House

Dear Madam - Many thanks for your coverage so far about the Western Trust’s decision as part of their savings plan to close Creamery House. As you know Creamery House is a statutory residential home in the village of Kesh and is currently the home to seven residents with learning disabilities.
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