Lisnaskea community champion helps Housing Executive celebrate 50th

 LISNASKEA woman won the Housing Executive’s Rural Community Champion Award 2020, is helping the social housing organisation celebrate its 50th year. The popular and much-loved Kathleen Breen is one of a number of contributors taking part in a series of special video interviews with tenants and organisations engaged in important work at grass-roots level. Kathleen, from […]

Tests to determine local need for social housing

THE Rural Housing Authority, together with the Housing Executive, have launched a series of ‘social housing demand tests’ to determine exactly the level of need for this type of housing in Fermanagh. It is feared many people here who may be in need of affordable housing are not coming forward to register that need which […]

‘New homes for Donagh needed’

FERMANAGH people have been asked ‘would you like to live in Donagh?’ as the need for social and affordable housing in the area is now being investigated.  Those who are interested have been asked to register their interest by contacting the Housing Executive which the organisation says will assist in assessing the level of housing […]

Family’s mouse house nightmare

A YOUNG family who have been plagued by a mouse infestation since last autumn have pleaded with the Housing Executive to do something to end their nightmare.  The mother has told the Herald when the family moved into the home they found it was in a state of disrepair. Soon after they began having furry […]

Residents create their own ‘digital’ keepsakes

  A GROUP of residents from Carrowshee Park and Sylvan Hill housing estates in Lisnaskea have created their own digital ‘keepsakes’, thanks to a digital photography course provided by the Housing Executive’s ‘Shared Communities Project’. The course ran for five weeks, and it started in June with a demonstration of the software and the various […]