‘Vital’ new bridge may not now get green light

  WHILE work at the new South West College building is progressing on schedule, there are now doubts over a planned footbridge linking the new college with Enniskillen town centre will go ahead. The redevelopment of the old Erne Hospital site is at an advanced stage, with the new Erne Campus on schedule to receive […]


Huge response from parents who object to school closure

  Almost 1,700 responses have been submitted as part of a public consultation on the future of St Mary’s High School, Brollagh.  The public consultation which sets out plans to close the school has now closed.  The proposal documents details an attempt to discontinue the school “from 31 August 2020 or as soon as possible […]

Care home

Drumclay Care Home re-opens this week

Just one year since it’s closure was first announced, Drumclay Care Home has officially re-opened.  The care facility in Enniskillen re-opened this week under the Western Trust and aims to provide a new care model for older people during the transition from hospital and home.  The owners of Drumclay Care Home, Ebbay Group, announced the […]

St Kevin’s get green light for £6.5m extension

LISNASKEA has received a massive boost with confirmation that St Kevin’s College is in line for a major £6.5 million extension.  The school is set to benefit from a multi-million pound investment to facilitate the development two brand new school blocks which will create up to 15 new jobs at the school.  Planning permission has […]


Roads agency blames weather for delays

THE roadworks in Lisnaskea which has resulted in diversions for motorists over the summer months have been extended for two weeks due to ‘adverse weather conditions.’ Motorists in east Fermanagh have been experiencing  major traffic disruption due to the closure of the main Lisnaskea to Maguiresbridge road for the past four months.  The work was expected to be completed at […]


Time running out for stroke consultation

THERE are just two days left for the people of Fermanagh to oppose the closure of the Stroke Unit at South West Acute Hospital. Since 2016, fears have been growing about the future of the stroke unit at SWAH and this is the last chance for people to submit their views to have their say […]