Rates protest held outside Enniskillen Townhall

 PROTEST was held outside Enniskillen Townhall at the weekend in protest against the recent rates hike and what has been branded “censorship” in the local Council chamber. Last week, Fermanagh and Omagh councillors voted 23 to 10 to raise the local domestic rate by 2.72 percent this year. During the special meeting, bitter exchanges broke […]

‘Live and Local’ at lunchtime

SHOPPERS to Enniskillen and Omagh have been enjoying a musical treat on Saturdays with a live music programme from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. ‘Live & Local @ Lunchtime’ has been taking place in Enniskillen and Omagh town centres each Saturday from 12 noon until 2.30pm since mid-August with the programme running until the end of […]

Lengthy waits for youngsters for mental health support

MORE needs to be done for children and young people with mental health issues, it has been claimed at a meeting of Fermanagh and Omagh Council.  Children and young people within the Western Trust have to wait nine weeks for a non-urgent appointment, 10 days for an urgent appointment and one day for an emergency […]