‘Spooktacular’ race is a massive success

THE director of the ‘Enniskillen Spooktacular’ has said that the hard-working team of volunteers were key to making the annual event another ‘great night’ of running and fun in the town. On Friday night Enniskillen was a hub of activity as 1,325 runners took part in the 5K ‘Spooktacular’ run through the streets, with City of […]

Council decision could take us back to estate bonfires

CONCERN has been voiced that the bonfire culture could make an welcome return to Enniskillen’s estates if the Council does not take back control of the Halloween fireworks display. Last week’s Herald reported that the town’s business community had stepped in to organise this year’s show after the Council said they would not be putting […]

Council ‘scored own goal’ with fireworks cancellation

THE Council has been accused of scoring “an own goal” in cancelling the Halloween fireworks display. Furious uproar was expressed when the Council put the fuse out on the planned £40,000 fireworks display with many people taking to social media to express their disgust that the event was abruptly cancelled. The decision, which had been […]

How to keep your beloved pets happy at Hallowe’en

THERE are sure to be plenty of ghoulish goings-on at Hallowe’en this weekend, but some petrified pooches may be the most frightened of all. Pets, particularly dogs, can get very agitated by the things that go bump in the night at this time of year. It’s the season when fireworks and bangers liven up the dark […]

Christmas Lights switch-on may be at risk

Enniskillen could be left in the dark as speculation grows as to whether or not the Christmas Lights switch-on will be the latest event to fall foul of the Council’s axe. Following this week’s decision to cancel next Monday’s Halloween Fireworks display, concerns have been expressed as to whether on not the festive lights will […]