MLAs making some nice cash on the side


By John Carney NEW FIGURES have revealed the business interests of MLAs recently elected to the Stormont Assembly and many are getting some handy extra cash on top of their £51,500 salaries. All 90 members are required to declare information on a register of interests of any financial interest that “might reasonably be thought by others to […]


New housing to transform old secondary school site


AFTER YEARS of lying derelict, the site of the old Duke of Westminster Secondary School is being transformed into over 30 new homes in Ballinamallard.  The major new development comprises of detached and semi-detached homes within a few minutes walking distance from the middle of the village. Westminster Court located on the Makenny Road takes […]


Farming

Growing farmer fears over loss of EU payments


WITH almost half the workforce in Fermanagh working in the agricultural sector there is growing concern that farmers here have received no assurances that support will continue in the long-term post Brexit. It is thought that up to 80 per cent of farming income here is derived from EU payments. In the midst of this […]