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Rural businesses to benefit from amendment

Entrepreneurs who want to set up business in rural Westmeath now have some hope of having their application considered.

Promise to keep politics out of chamber is short-lived

Despite the best of intentions, political allegiances reared their heads in style at this week’s meeting of Westmeath County Council.

County Council debates new zoning prioritization plan

It’s not de-zoning, it’s not re-zoning, it’s just prioritising - and the council is not obliged to take responsibility for any losses landowners suffered if they made plans because their land was zoned.

No council funding for Tyrrellspass parade

Tyrrellspass will have to wait until March 2013 to look for council funding towards their St Patrick’s Day parade, as it emerged that there is no funding set aside for the village’s festival this year.

Tourism potential as unique woodland discovered in Westmeath

One of the most diverse and mature woodlands in the country has been discovered under our very noses in County Westmeath.

Councillors back second bus stop for Rochfortbridge

‘Not at the expense of the existing bus stop’ was the message from councillors as they debated approaching Bus Éireann to provide a second bus stop in Rochfortbridge.

Ghost estate demolition could cost council €40,000

Westmeath County Council could face a bill of up to €40,000 for the demolition of a ghost estate in the village of Ballingore.

Humane killer for Kilbeggan abattoir plans

Plans by the largest employer in Kilbeggan to increase its workforce with up to 70 new jobs were put on indefinite hold this week after the county council failed to vote a re-zoning measure to accommodate the expansion plans of the Dunbia meat-packing plant at the July meeting in Mullingar on Monday afternoon.

Arthur shows first public support for controversial Kilbeggan meat plant

Cllr Colm Arthur has become the first local politician to support the plans for the new €12million meat processing plant in Kilbeggan.

Councillors deny science to curry the rural vote

Even after a conclusive presentation highlighting the dangers of global warming was shown to its members, Westmeath County Council still proved the supremacy of the parish pump when it voted to petition the Government to allow turf cutting in raised bogs continue.

 

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