Fermanagh company taking the fight against Covid ‘to infinity and beyond’

A FERMANAGH company, which produces a revolutionary Covid-fighting disinfectant, said it is taking the fight against virus “to infinity and beyond.” Neville McElwaine, of McElwaine Technical Services (MTS) in Lisnaskea, was speaking after the company announce a major £150,000 investment which will makes its products, which include the highly popular disinfectant Optizan, fully complaint with new European regulations. Many products are […]

Motorists set for summer of delays on border road

ROADWORKS: FERMANAGH motorists are set for a long summer of disruption, with road works planned for the main road to Dublin for the next three months. On Monday, Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon announced £520,000 for the final phase of the £1.2 million project on the A509 Derrylin Road at Derryhowlaght. To read more on this […]

Encirc invests in its people as it looks to the future

ONE of Fermanagh’s biggest manufacturers plans to spend the guts of £1 million on a new staff training and wellbeing initiative.  Derrylin glass factory Encirc is to invest over £870,000 to help develop its employees’ skills as part of its new ‘Engage’ programme. The programme will train staff in project management and other manufacturing processes, […]

Major investment for Enniskillen’s Buttermarket

THE area around the Buttermarket is set to be enhanced thanks to revitalisation funding for the town centre.  This £335,000 project for Down Street, Cross Street and the Buttermarket includes a shop front improvement scheme, an upgrade to the public toilets to ensure they are fit for purpose and accessible, new street furniture, improved signage, fencing, lighting and the provision of glass display to showcase a piece […]

Workhouse to be transformed into £2.3 business hub

THE restoration of one of Enniskillen’s most historic buildings is one step closer following the appointment of architects to develop teh £2.3m scheme. The old Enniskillen workhouses is to be transformed into a modern business enterprise and heritage centre. Belfast-based Kriterion Conservation Architects will develop project plans and drawings to support a round two application […]

Sinister extortion campaign against windfarm workers

THE OWNERS of a windfarm development near Brookeborough believe the criminals trying to extort money through a vicious campaign of intimidation may be from the locality. They revealed that local people working on the project have received threats at their homes. Over the past month, the Teiges Hill Mountain windfarm has been vandalised and threats […]