Anger as Irvinestown Recycling Centre closes temporarily


LOCAL residents were left angry and confused after it was revealed that Irvinestown’s busy recycling centre was to close for eight weeks. In a statement last week, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council (FODC) announced the temporary closure and the reason for it. “Irvinestown Household Recycling Centre will be closed from Monday, 29 April, 2024 for 8 weeks […]


Work continues at Fermanagh recycling centre


EXTENSIVE work and development is ongoing at Drummee Recycling Centre as the Council aims to have the project completed ‘as planned by October’. While Drummee Recycling Centre remains operation, major development works have been carried out at the Enniskillen landfill site in a bid to make the facility a more efficient and sustainable place. Dromore firm McCusker Contracts […]


Binmen kept busy coping with extra waste


FERMANAGH’S binmen have been lifting huge amounts of extra waste from local homes since the lockdown began. With recycling centres and dumps closed across the county for the majority of the lockdown, which began at the end of March, our frontline binmen were left with tonnes of extra work to do. A total of 673 […]


Rat infested toxic dump is left festering in Roslea


A RAT infested dumping site that has been found to contain toxic cancer-causing asbestos has still not been cleared up more than two months after it was first reported to the authorities, much to the distress of local residents.   In October industrial scale dumping was discovered at Spring Grove forest in Roslea, very close […]