Plans to close Post office accounts continue

POST OFFICE customers in receipt of benefits are being advised to open bank accounts “as soon as possible” as Department for Communities plans to stop making the payments to Post Office card accounts continue. The plans are being criticised locally, especially since the county has seen several bank branches closed here in recent months. Independednt […]

Plan to give voice to rural Fermanagh

RURAL AFFAIRS: PLANS are currently in motion to give a voice to the people of rural Fermanagh, both at county and Stormont level. From country roads to broadband provision to investment, and a whole host of services and infrastructure in between, it has long been accepted that Fermanagh and other rural areas west of the […]

With two weeks to go uncertainty reigns on Brexit deals

FEARS are growing about the future of rural funding in Fermanagh post-Brexit, with the Westminster government being urged to give assurances tens of millions in lost EU financial support will be fully replaced.  Last week the agriculture and rural affairs ministers from the North, Scotland, and Wales, including Minister Edwin Poots, wrote an open letter […]