Claim-complex would turn town core into a‘waste ground’

RETAILERS and residents were among those represented at a pre-determination hearing on a proposed sizeable retail and leisure complex. Several objectors made their opinions known. First to speak was Ciara McGriskin of Station Green, Enniskillen.  Ms McGriskin outlined that Station Green has live planning permission within the town centre boundary and when combined with vacant […]

Don’t take the heart of our town, urges businessman

LOCAL businesses in Enniskillen are not opposed to big brand stores coming to the town, and are instead against the proposed location of a major new retail and leisure development in the town.  That’s the view of one prominent and long-serving local business man, who was speaking ahead of a potential decision on the application […]

Hearing imminent on development of multi-million pound

A HEARING is to take place on the proposed development of a significant retail and leisure complex in Enniskillen.  A decision is nearing on the development which seeks planning permission for the grounds of the old Unipork site. The proposal is for a multi-million pound complex, which will include garden centres, a new cinema, a […]

New housing plans for Donagh welcomed as demand on rise

DONAGH could be in line for a boost to its residential housing, that is if planners give the go ahead for 10 new houses.  A planning application has been submitted for the development of new houses on the Moorlough Road close to the village. The applicant, Newpark Homes Ltd propose the development of a mix […]

Exciting times as ambitious plans for Brookeborough GAA

BIG plans are in place for an ambitious development at Brookeborough Heber MacMahons GAA. The club, now in its sixty fifth year, has unveiled plans for new facilities which will help safe-guard it for future generations to enjoy.  A spokeswoman for the club said everyone was excited to see the plans take shape. The considerable […]

New owners get house keys just in time for Christmas

DEMAND for residential housing in Fermanagh continues to be strong with the ongoing development of family homes across the county.  This week, just in time for Christmas, one of the owners of a new build property in Lough View Meadows, just off the Derrygonnelly Road, Enniskillen picked up the keys to his new home. Richard […]

Plans for school that was once at heart of community

THE building of the old St Eugene’s Primary School located in the Knocks area between Brookeborough and Lisnaskea is all set for a brand new re-boot, six years after the rural school faced permanent closure.  As our photographer, Andrew Paton, reveals the little country school remains virtually unchanged since the day it closed. Now, however, […]