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New €3.5m watermains gets the go-ahead

Athlone can expect up to nine months of selective disruption from June after it was announced the €3.5 million rehabilitation plan for the town’s elderly watermains was given the green light.

Councillors call for Moate playground to be relocated

Moate councillors are calling for the town’s playground to be moved from its Clara Road location to a more suitable location for children.

County Council rejects proposal for no confidence in Defence Minister

Westmeath County Council will not be sending a letter to Defence Minister Alan Shatter, expressing a vote of no-confidence in him.

Shatter no confidence vote rejected

An Athlone councillor was forced to back down this week after his proposal of a vote of no confidence in Minister for Defence Alan Shatter was rejected by his fellow councillors.

Dog littering the bane of Tidy Towns

Dog littering is “the bane of Tidy Towns groups” across the county, according to councillors who discussed the county’s Litter Management Plan this week.

New student grant system to leave council redundant

“Another downgrading of the role of the council” was the predominant reaction from councillors to the news that the role of managing third level student grants is being transferred from county councils to a new centralised system.

Councillor seeks grants for septic tanks

Amidst confusion on the introduction of a Government Bill setting out standards for domestic septic tanks, one local councillor is appealing for financial assistance for those who are required to upgrade their septic tanks.

Mixed opinions offered on Penrose resignation

Attitudes towards the recent resignation of Deputy Willie Penrose varied along party lines at the monthly meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Mullingar this week (November 28).

Councillors pledge support to IFA

Westmeath’s councillors have pledged to do all they can to support the local farming community, after receiving a presentation from the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) on some of the challenges facing the county’s farmers.

Households to receive information on flooding

Households in Athlone can expect practical information on flooding and safety through their letter box soon.


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