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Mayor’s chain of office to be passed around

Members of Mullingar Town Council who have never been mayor may still get the opportunity to don the mayoral chain of office before the council is disbanded in May.

Temporary ramp in place during station repairs

A temporary ramp has been put in place at Mullingar Railway Station to cater for wheelchair users, following concern that the ramp had been blocked off due to loose slates on the roof.

‘Explosive’ housing shortage predicted

Westmeath’s councillors see housing as the biggest challenge for 2014, with one councillor predicting a housing shortage as “an explosion that’s about to happen”.

Councillors line up to get local roads gritted

The starting gun has officially gone off in the Westmeath 2014 Local Elections with councillors anxious to secure gritting on rural roads at the annual county council budget meeting which was held this week.

Councillors vocal over rate hike fears

The 2014 changes to local government will see the beginning of a move to harmonise rates across the county, but councillors fear that it will have a negative impact on business people.

Voluntary Forum’s New Year wish-list for Mullingar area

Westmeath’s Community and Voluntary Forum presented a wish-list of proposals to the Mullingar Area Committee earlier this week, detailing their requests for improvements in a variety of areas.

FG’s Arthur de-selected at expense of returning Newman

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.

Cycleway approved amid confusion over railway

While the establishment of a cycleway in the Athlone-Mullingar rail corridor will not jeopardise any future plans to reopen the rail line, if the railway does reopen at any stage the cycleway will have to be moved.

Job loss fears as fire services amalgamated

Just 24 hours after Westmeath’s chief fire officer outlined a plan to streamline fire services in the county, councillors hit out, fearing job losses and a risk to health and safety.

Civil servants should try working in the real world - councillor

Mullingar’s Aidan Davitt says faceless bureaucrats and civil servants are so out of touch with the reality of business, that they should take inspiration from the TV programme, The Takeover.

 

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