Barton back in politics as she’s co-opted onto Council

“I HAD given no thought to returning to politics,” admits Rosemary Barton who has been co-opted to Fermanagh & Omagh District Council. as a UUP Councillor. Barton is referring to the immediate aftermath of May’s NI Assembly election last year when she lost her seat as an MLA for Fermanagh & South Tyrone. A risk of […]

Department stops short of critical answers on retail park ‘holding direction’

THE Department for Infrastructure has provided some detail around the decision to issue a ‘holding direction’ to Fermanagh and Omagh District Council after its Planning Committee approved development for the proposed Lakelands Retail Park in Enniskillen. However, other relevant Press enquiries, including who brought the issue to the attention of the Department, were instead deemed […]