DON’T worry, you’ll be warm this Christmas. That was the guarantee made by a local heating oil supplier after fears that people will be left shivering in their homes over the festive season. A sudden drop in temperatures and the Ukraine war were given as the reasons for a shortage of heating oil, which lead to rationing […]
Fears of local oil shortages on the horizon
“It’s not about price any more, it’s about getting the product now.”
Oil price fall just a drop in ocean, says Cllr Greene
By Matthew Leslie “We could be sleepwalking into a situation worse than Covid if fuel prices are not slashed,” warns Cllr Sheamus Greene. The Fermanagh Councillor was speaking following figures released by the Consumer Council in relation to both petrol and heating oil prices in the North of Ireland. Petrol has dropped from 189.9p per […]
Sick of rising local fuel prices?
By John Carney IT MAY come as a shock to local motorists, but Northern Ireland has the cheapest fuel prices in the UK and a new fuel price tracking app is getting the credit for it. Latest government figures reveal the cost of both petrol and diesel has soared to record levels per litre, but thanks to a […]
Fuel cost crisis “ruining lives”
A total of 30 percent of those surveyed even said they were putting off going to medical appointments due to the costs.
Oil supply shortages hit home in Fermanagh
The price of both home heating oil and fuel at the pumps has continued to skyrocket this week, hitting record highs everyday.
Red diesel rule change ‘will hit businesses hard’
“This change seems to be designed to increase revenues for the British Treasury in Westminster.”
Fermanagh fuel suppliers see no end to soaring costs
There have been warning of potential fuel shortages on the way.
Call for fair petrol prices for drivers
There are calls for an independent ‘PumpWatch’ to be set up to make sure drivers are not being overcharged for their fuel.
So, is Fermanagh a ‘rip off’?
IT’S not just fuel Fermanagh consumers are paying through the nose for, it’s many other day-to-day items too, according to Herald readers. Following the revelation in last week’s Herald that the cost of filling up our cars was significantly more expensive here in Fermanagh than just up the road in Omagh, readers have got in […]