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No change to Arcadia zoning in Town Development Plan

The Athlone Town Development Plan for 2014-2020 is to be published within the next month, after councillors agreed to the final draft of the plan on Tuesday.

Early release for repeat shoplifting offender annoys judge again

Judge Seamus Hughes was again exercised on his pet hate when a repeat shoplifter told him she only spent one day from her last sentence behind bars.

A tidy sum — €600,000 to be spent this year on avoidable litter costs in Athlone

Athlone Town Council and Westmeath County Council will spend €1.2m to clean up after the county’s citizens this year.

Despite rehab offer addict gets another eight months

An addict who re-started her thieving career just days after being released from jail was sent back for eight months this week (November 20) after a judge ran out of patience with her.

Judge gives scrap thief a chance to cough up cash

A man who took €1,500 worth of scrap copper he found in a building site skip was ordered to come up with €500 in compensation before Christmas to avoid a conviction.

Shaw may yet make 2014 ballot after Fine Gael selection farce

The process to nominate candidates for Fine Gael in Athlone for next year’s council elections descended into farce last week when it took nearly three and a half hours to deselect one candidate from five, despite his having reached the quota anyway.

Disgraceful that town councils are being let go while Seanad is saved, says councillor

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.

Arcadia deemed unsuitable for supermarket

Arcadia is not an appropriate location for a supermarket, Westmeath’s county manager, Barry Kehoe, told Athlone Town Council on Wednesday evening, September 18.

Judge calls for big retailers to contribute to costs of minor shoplifting prosecutions

A judge criticised the prosecution policy of major retailers in shoplifting cases when he noted that the bus fare for the accused to get to court cost more than the value of the stolen item.

Text crash costs man €450

A man charged with dangerous driving after he crashed whilst texting was fined a total of €450 in court this week (September 11).

 

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