Community support continuing as locals face restrictions

A FIVEMILETOWN community support group is continuing to provide assistance for locals as the area faces into another period of tightened restrictions. Fivemiletown Coronavirus Response Group co-ordinator, Iain Lendrum said it had been an extremely busy few weeks and the group still maintaining the foodbank and shop deliveries. “We felt that we could do some […]

3,000 meals on wheels!

A GROUP of local volunteers have been on hand to help the vulnerable and those isolating throughout the coronavirus pandemic.  Fivemiletown Coronavirus Response Group was formed several months ago, providing valued support to hundreds of people. A milestone was marked recently as the group delivered its 3000th meal. Coordniator Iain Lendrum explained, “We delivered our […]

Community mourns death of former teacher

The community of Fivemiletown is mourning the death of one of its former teachers. Wallace Lambert, the former vice-principal of Fivemiletown College and a great supporter of the school was on the Board of Governors until recently and would have featured heavily in the 60th anniversary celebrations of the college scheduled for later this year. […]


Spate of burglaries at homes across county

HOMES in the Enniskillen and Fivemiletown areas were targeted by burglars on Monday. A total of four burglaries were knowingly reported in the areas on Monday. Police are now appealing for witnesses following the series of burglaries on Monday 2 December. Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson said, “It was reported that some time between 5pm and […]


Van is used as battering ram in ATM robbery

A FRONT of local shop was completely destroyed at the weekend after brazen criminals rammed it with a van in an attempt to reach its cash machine inside.  The would be thieves left empty handed from their attempted raid on the ATM at the Co-op convenience store on the town’s Main Street in the early […]


Coonian By Design sees upsurge in profit

A Coonian based textiles firm has recorded a positive upsurge in profit and turnover in the last year, according to new accounts.  Cooneen By Design Ltd specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of garments as well as the provision of a complete uniform managed service to a diverse range of customers in both the […]