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Major changes which risk the total upheaval of the current LEADER local development model are being considered by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan. In response to these negative proposals this week, rural citizens and community groups along with board members of South West Mayo Development Co are taking action to demand that they do not get cut off at grassroot level.
Mayo Development Company invites applications for once-off funding under the Local and Community Development Programme 2012 Small Grants Scheme from voluntary and community groups/agencies based and/or working in the areas of Achill, Ballycroy, and Tourmakeady.
Cllr Colette Connolly, vice chair and PRO of the Shantalla Residents’ Association, has welcomed the progress made on the introduction of allotments in Shantalla.
With preparations now well under way for next month’s inaugural Mayors Awards for County Galway organisors have announced the 35 community and voluntary groups short listed and in with a chance of coming up trumps in more than seven categories.
A plot of land at the rear of the Shantalla Community Centre is to become a community allotment site for gardening and vegetable growing enthusiasts.
Rahoon, Dangan Knocknacarra, Renmore, Ballyloughan Road, and Doughiska have all been identified as possible sites for garden allotments in the city.
Green fingered enthusiasts in need of space to grow fruit and vegetables can now do so in Galway Bay Allotments in Clarinbridge.
More than 150 people from all over the city had already put their names down for an allotment and the Galway City Council must capitalise on this “extraordinary interest”.
The AGM of the Claregalway Community Development Association will take place tonight Thursday Jan 28 at 8pm in the Parish Meeting Room, beside the church.
Allotments are part and