Rangers the team to beat

When Enniskillen Rangers pipped Strathroy Harps to the Mercer League in the final game of last season at The Ball Range back in May it seemed like a seminal moment. It was after all a first Division One title for Rangers in 19 years. To the uninformed that didn’t seem particularly earth shattering, however, given […]

Police to get tough on speeders

POLICE in Fermanagh are cracking down on speeding drivers, particularly in areas where locals are worried about speed and safety. There was a strong police presence on the roads in Enniskillen on Sunday, while on Monday the local force posted on social media to say they were on patrol on our country roads. “Fermanagh NPT […]

Shock over drugs find in playpark

THOSE responsible for leaving drugs at a park area used by children in the Cornagrade area have been branded as ‘reckless.’ Police carried out a planned search at a park area in the Loughview Drive area of Cornagrade, Enniskillen on Friday August 3rd and a quantity of suspected of Class A and Class C drugs […]

Parents struggling to meet costs of school uniforms

WITH the new school year fast approaching, parents are struggling to pay for their children’s new school uniforms, and are often finding that they are forced to buy from only approved stockists. One mother recently told the Herald that she spent £300 kitting out one of her children, and still has to buy for another […]

Roadworks headache as new school year looms

MOTORISTS have enjoyed a peaceful traffic jam free summer in Enniskillen but frustration for motorists is looming as the Sligo Road is getting resurfaced – just as the new school year restarts. Two new resurfacing schemes totalling £410,000 are due to commence shortly on the A4 Sligo Road and whenever this vital thoroughfare is restricted […]

Call for pubs here to stay open until 3am!

THERE have been calls for Enniskillen opening hours to be extended to 3am after visiting tourists said it was “embarrassing” to see police throwing punters out of pubs at 1am. The suggestion to bring the county town into line with the likes of Belfast and much of the UK was made by Lisbellaw man Mark […]