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Athlone councillor and Local Election candidate Jim Henson has backed a call by his fellow Labour politician and Midlands North-West European Election candidate, Lorraine Higgins, for better use of EU funds to boost economic recovery in towns and villages. This follows a report into the economic strength of Irish rural towns.
The first temporary reinstatement of roads as part of the Athlone Mains Rehabilitation Scheme has been described as disgraceful.
Athlone’s town councillors have agreed the legal framework for the management of the new Athlone Arts and Tourism Board just hours after they received the paperwork.
Voices were raised during Monday’s October meeting of Athlone Town Council as fears over the future of the town and its funding were discussed.
The July meeting of Athlone Town Council revealed a widespread fear among councillors that the town will effectively be Mullingar’s poor relation when the new local authority for the county comes into force in 2014.
Athlone’s new mayor has promised to lead a campaign to support local business in the town.
Athlone residents are being advised to check their insurance policies to ensure they are covered for the local authority fire service call-out charge.
This month’s Athlone Town Council meeting saw the public gallery locked and no members of the public allowed in as protesters from Athlone’s newest political party the People’s Voice returned to make their presence felt.
A party of 190 visitors is to descend on Athlone next week as the local Ravens Marching Showband plays host to a prestigious Canadian marching band.