Every GP practice at risk of collapsing

EVERY GP practice in Fermanagh is currently “vulnerable to a possible collapse”, with the dire situation facing local general practice only set to worsen in the months ahead. That is the stark message from Dr Paul Bradley, chairman of the South West GP Federation which represents doctors in the Fermanagh and Omagh area, who has warned urgent “action is needed now to […]

Rural residents one step closer to better broadband

WITH almost a third of homes and businesses in Fermanagh struggling with unworkably slow broadband speeds, news a major rural connectivity project has taken a stride forward has been warmly welcomed.  Last week it was announced a contract for the long-awaited £165 million Project Stratum, which is being funded with £150 million from the DUP’s […]

Fears that Translink debts could see rural bus cut

RURAL Fermanagh is once again facing a possible battle to save its local bus services.  For a number of years now public transport provider Translink has warned of mounting debts and a reduced budget. This week, officials at the Department of Infrastructure warned the service was now “in jeopardy” if it did not receive a […]


Residents on alert as crime gang linked to break-ins

FRESH calls for vigilance have been issued following a crime spree which has swept across the county in recent weeks. Over the weekend the PSNI issued a number of appeals for information after several crimes took place.  PSNI in Lisnaskea issued an appeal for information following a burglary at an unoccupied property in the Pubble […]