Ulster Bank will not reconsider Gortin branch closure


Senior management at UIster Bank say they will not reverse the decision to close the branch at Gortin, betwen Omagh and Strabane.

The branch is one of a number on both sides of the border which is slated for closure as part of the bank's latest cost cutting plan.

Earlier today, a Sinn Feín and SDLP delegation led by West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty MP met with senior representatives from Ulster Bank regarding the proposed closure.

Speaking after what he described as a very robust and frank engagement, Mr Doherty said despite petitions and a strong local lobby, management said the decision is final.........