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Athlone Chamber of Commerce has criticised the planning process in relation to the proposed Chinatown development this week, despite it getting planning permission in just seven months.
The possibility of up to 500 Chinese firms coming to Athlone moved a little closer this week after the window for submissions to An Bord Pleanala on the €1.4bn trade exhibition suburb planned for Creggan closed on Monday. Only six objections have been lodged.
The consortium behind the €1.4 billion Chinese exhibition suburb planned for the eastern edge of Athlone expect to begin construction within a year and a half, and open doors in 2015 if all goes according to plan, after its €175 million first phase was given the go-ahead on December 2.
A decision on the €1.4 billion Chinese exhibition suburb planned for the eastern edge of Athlone has been put back until mid-December after Westmeath County Council this week received the 50 points of additional information it asked for in July from the consortium involved.
With just three weeks to go before Westmeath County Council makes a preliminary decision on the plans for the €1.4bn Chinese exhibition suburb on the eastern edge of Athlone, only four critical submissions have been received by the planning department to date.
Plans to double the size of Athlone over the next 15 years were advanced this week (September 27) after councillors voted to accept the manager’s plan for 302Ha (750 acres) at Creggan on the eastern edge of the town.
Eblana Travel has availability on a seven-day tour to Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon leaving on November 5. Las Vegas is perhaps the world’s ultimate man-made tourist attraction. From the luxury of five-star hotels and European inspired casinos to the glitz and glamour of the latest hit shows and musicals, Las Vegas is an entertainment capital. It is also the gateway to some spectacular natural attractions and this package gives you the opportunity to get a taste of Las Vegas while taking in the natural wonders that are in such close proximity. Tour highlights include Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, and the Grand Canyon.
Next year’s Tedfest will take place over two 'Craggy Islands', Inis Mor from February 25 to 28, and Inis Oirr from March 4 to 7. Organisers hope this will finally end the long running feud between the islands and prevent the threatened break away Dickfest taking place on the smaller island.