Reprieve but Community Transport funding is cut

A BITTERSWEET victory has been won by Fermanagh Community Transport (FCT). As reported in the Herald recently, the service which helps the elderly, disabled and people on low incomes get to hospital appointments and various group activities was under the threat of closure as fears grew they wouldn’t receive funding for the financial year. However, […]

Three-month stay of execution is not good enough

FERMANAGH Community Transport (FCT) has been given a stay of execution of three months but it’s not enough warns manager Jason Donaghy. As reported in the Herald last month, the FCT feared it only had weeks to survive when the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) only offered funding for one month instead of the usual year. […]

Fermanagh’s Community Transport on the brink

FERMANAGH Community Transport – which provides a vital link to residents right around the county – could collapse as early as next month. That’s the stark warning from Fermanagh Community Transport (FCT) manager, Jason Donaghy following the news the Department for Infrastructure have so far only guaranteed an extra month’s funding. He has warned if further funding can […]

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Community Transport scheme is at the ready!

WITH its deep knowledge of basically every road in the county, Fermanagh Community Transport (FCT) has been putting its logistical skills to vital use during the current lockdown, ensuring no one goes without due to the crisis.  The hard working crew of FCT are no strangers to helping people in isolated areas across the county […]