Council hosts trial for pothole repair machine

THE Fermanagh and Omagh District Council recently facilitated a demonstration of a JCB Pothole Pro machine which is capable of repairing holes on the roads in ‘eight minutes’. In conjunction with the Department for Infrastructure Roads, which is responsible for roads maintenance, the dealer, Dennison JCB, demonstrated the JCB Pothole Pro machine on the roads […]

Hundreds in Fermanagh receive pothole payouts

OVER 900 local people successfully claimed for road defect damage to their vehicles in the last five years, with hundreds of thousands paid out in recent years. Local man Mark Ovens, who is running in the upcoming Council elections in place of his outgoing UUP colleague Cllr Alex Baird, has obtained figures showing that since […]

Roads Service outline programme of works

THE schedule for road works across Fermanagh for the next two years has been published by the Department for Infrastructure’s (DfI) Roads Service, and there are plenty of long awaited projects on the way. In a report recently delivered to the local Council, acting divisional roads manager Harry Gallagher said there would be a great emphasis on […]

District has highest number of outstanding road repairs

THE local council has heard how the Fermanagh and Omagh district has the highest number of outstanding road repairs, with 1339 surface defects.  Following a debate when Cllr Barry McElduff was critical of  the response from government to complaints about the poor conditions of our roads, the Council unanimously agreed to write to the Mnister […]