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Municipal waste services in Athlone will cease before the end of the year after the Town Council followed the county’s lead at this month’s meeting (November 2), and conceded its inability to commercially compete with the eight private companies operating in the county.
After a number of years lobbying Bord Failte to move the tourist office from its inaccessible site in Athlone Castle, the town council was able to announce some measure of success this week when it was revealed the office would spend “the entirety of 2010” on the ground floor of the Civic Centre.
In a week in which Athlone just managed to scrape into the top 30 in the Irish Businesses Against Litter (IBAL) survey, the town council was serendipitously proactive at its first monthly meeting this week by adopting the latest draft litter management plan.
There will be some new year’s cheer for the 777 ratepayers of Athlone with the news this week that there will be no increase in rates for 2010.