BID getting things done

WITH the summer coming to a close, Enniskillen BID is already hard at working preparing for its Halloween fun day in the county town. Stepping in to save the day after the Council confirmed it would once again not be holding any Halloween festivities this year, after cancelling last year’s fireworks at the eleventh hour, BID is determined […]

‘Conflict of interest’ concern over St Mary’s closure

THERE have been renewed calls for the proposal to close St Mary’s Primary School in Fivemiletown to be withdrawn after it emerged one of the key officials to vote for the closure had an alleged conflict of interest. In January this year both the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) and the Education Authority (EA) earmarked […]

SWAH bereavement suite project scoops top award

THE SWAH’s ‘Forget Me Not’ Bereavement Suite Project has won this year’s Davin Corrigan Award. Hosted by the Western Trust and the Corrigan family, in memory of their beloved son Davin, the awards brought to a close the Involve Fest West celebrations at the end of July, which was held across the Trust area. Lead […]

Fears for Fermanagh officers caught in PSNI data breach

THERE is considerable concern in the local community following last week’s major PSNI data breach. Personal details including surnames, initials and the place of work of the police service’s 10,000 serving officers and civilian staff were published in error on a Freedom of Information website last week, and remained online for several hours. There is no […]

Caves moving with the seasons

OUR weather may be more unpredictable than it’s ever been, but the team at Fermanagh’s top tourist attraction are adapting to the changing times. As reported in last week’s Herald, this year’s summer washout has been impacting many local businesses, including the extremely weather-sensitive Marble Arch Caves, with the rain resulting in the closure of its […]