Stay safe online this festive season

WITH the circuit breaker lockdown in force this week , many of us will be turning online for much of our seasonal shopping. Whether you’re still staying local with your virtual shop or using international sites, or even enjoying some festive gaming, it is paramount to make sure you and your family stay safe online […]

Attempted ATM theft in Irvinestown

Detectives are investigating an attempted ATM theft at a filling station on the Enniskillen Road in Irvinestown overnight. Entry was forced to the rear of the premises where the ATM was housed and efforts made to remove the money from the machine. It’s not believed any money was taken. A number of masked men are […]

Police issue warning over cold callers

POLICE are calling on residents in Fermanagh to be extra vigilant following reports of a number of cold callers in recent weeks. Superintendent Alywin Barton, pictured below, asked locals to report any suspicious activity of strangers offering unsolicited services or trying to gain access to homes.  He explained, “This could involve offers to clean driveways, […]

Police hand out fines for Covid restrictions

OVER 50 fines for flouting coronavirus rules have been issued in this area since the pandemic began in March, according to Police. In the Fermanagh and Omagh Council area more penalty notices were issued than neighbouring Mid Ulster, 20, and various other regions such as Antrim and Newtownabbey, 30 and Lisburn and Castlereagh City, 23. […]

Crack garda unit to stay on Fermanagh border

THE ARMED response that was deployed temporarily along the Fermanagh border last year is to be  expanded and made permanent.  Last September Garda Commissioner Drew Harris announced the an armed support unit (ASU) was to begin patrolling the border in Cavan and Monaghan. The unit was made up of up to 20 gardai from other […]

Masked raider targets ATM van in broad daylight

A MAN wearing a Halloween mask and brandishing a suspected firearm robbed a cash-in-transit van on Saturday in broad daylight.  A car linked to the robbery was left on fire a couple of miles from Trillick. The incident happened just before 1pm near the Supervalu store in Fintona which faces on to one of the […]


Police say no evidence of ‘dogcatchers’ on the prowl

THE CONTINUING reports of suspicious activity in regard to pets here has seen local Police appeal to the general public to report anything suspicious.  This week in the Brookeborough area a report of alleged suspicious activity was shared on social media along with images of a silver van, a man at a gate and a […]