North’s leaders discuss ideas for old High School site

SUGGESTIONS: THE First and deputy First Ministers visited the former site of Lisnaskea High School to meet with several local groups who put to them their ideas for the use of the dis-used site. Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill met with representatives of the Maple Healthcare in the town, members from South East Fermanagh Foundation […]


Local DUP throws support behind Arlene

IT’S BEEN an eventful week for outgoing First Minister Arlene Foster, who has been given the full support of her party members here in her native Fermanagh. In the same week she was awarded £125,000 in libel damages as a result of a defamatory tweet by celebrity doctor Christian Jessen, and as she prepares her […]

Foster welcomes funding to help Newtownbutler playgroup

First Minister Arlene Foster has welcomed the news that £900,000 extra has been allocated to the Pathway fund. This will ensure Newtownbutler Playgroup and the Railway Kids programme will now receive an award of funding for the year. Mrs Foster said, “On Friday I met with the leaders of Newtownbutler Playgroup and heard their concerns […]

Foster lends her support to local shops campaign

FIRST Minister Arlene Foster visited Enniskillen on Friday to show her support for the ‘Independents’ Day’ campaign recently launched by Retail NI. The First Minister showed her support for the campaign when she met with local traders, Enniskillen BID and representatives from the local council to hear about the struggles being faced by the high […]

Call for cuts to local fire station to be reversed

THERE have been calls for the recent cuts to the local fire service to be reversed and any future cuts postponed, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year Enniskillen Fire Station saw its full time staff cut five to three, supported by a part time service. It was later confirmed this had resulted in […]