Search Results for 'Cllr Arthur'
10 results found.
The urban/rural and north/south divides in Westmeath need to be tackled when the local government reforms come into effect in June.
A councillor has called for a HGV ban on a rural Westmeath road after suggesting there were stretches of it so bad “you could get car sick”.
Fine Gael continue to surprise in its ongoing candidate selection process after sitting councillor Colm Arthur was defeated in his effort to return to his party’s ticket for next year’s local elections.
It was a playground debate in more ways than one at Monday’s meeting of Westmeath County Council, as chairman Cllr Peter Burke was forced to point out to councillors “We are not in kindergarten”.
The 18-month saga surrounding the siting of a playground for Tyrrellspass was pushed back to April this week after a councillor rejected the top two suggestions because some voters complained their houses overlooked these sites.
The discussions concerning a playground for Tyrrellspass got a little closer to a conclusion recently with the news that the county council will recommend a particular site by March at the latest.
Cllr Colm Arthur has become the first local politician to support the plans for the new €12million meat processing plant in Kilbeggan.
Rochfortbridge East has been denied new bus stops it was revealed this week.
The number of publicly accessible playgrounds in Westmeath has risen from three in 2004 to 23 at the moment, with another five to follow before the end of 2011, members of the county council were told at its monthly meeting this week.
Continuing rumours surrounding the future of Mullingar hospital sparked a heated exchange between councillors this week, as they clashed on how best to approach the fight to retain services at the facility.