Mental health warning as winter edges closer


VERY FEW Fermanagh folk look forward to winter. For many who suffer from SAD (seasonal affective disorder) shorter evenings and darker mornings can be almost unbearable. “For me it’s just the worst time of year,” explained Enniskillen wellbeing coach, Linda Johnston. “I myself suffer from SAD and have done since my teenage years. It’s only […]


Health staff are urged to get the jab


FERMANAGH’S frontline health workers have been urged to get their flu jab this year, even if they’ve never had one before, after it emerged less than a third of staff at the Western Trust had taken up the vaccine last year.  Flu vaccines are not mandatory for health workers, however with the Covid crisis continuing, […]


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Cost of home heating looks set to soar


AS the nights gets darker and the temperature drops, the price of electricity and heating has soared adding further pressures to households ahead of a long winter. Gas company Flogas and electricity supplier Power N| have both increased their prices significantly from October 1st. Customers of Flogas in Fermanagh have recently received letters detailing that […]