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Folllowing a meeting earlier today of the Outbreak Control Team dealing with the Boil Water Notice currently in place for the town of Westport, Irish Water has confirmed that an alternative supply of drinking water to certain parts of Westport is being provided by Mayo County Council. This alternative supply will allow many businesses and some householders in specific areas of the town to use water without the need to boil it, and has been approved by the HSE.
Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne queried this week how much had been spent so far on the design and consultation stage for the N4 Westport to Turlough road project. He and the other members of Castlebar Town Council were given an update on the project by Mr Paul Hyland from the Mayo National Roads Design Office. When Cllr Kilcoyne posed the question he was told that in the region of €3 million so far including consultant costs had been spent.
9th 10th 11th December 2011 in Westport will be the wonderland destination this year with many locations showcased around the beautiful surroundings of Westport Town offering entertainment for all the family….. Up to 20,000 people are expected to visit the Westport Shop ‘n Spraoi na Nollag Outdoor Christmas Market this year.
Residents from Knockranny who attended a public meeting held in Knockranny House Hotel last month have voiced their concern that a nursing home application, which was withdrawn this year by Coillte, may still be built in the area.
The controversial planning application in the name of Coillte Teoranta Ltd, for an 86-bedroom nursing home which was to be built at Colonel's Wood, Knockranny, Westport, which gave rise to concerns among locals, has been withdrawn.
Recent trends in property prices in Mayo show that properties in general now take at least a year to sell and substantial variation still exists throughout the county with larger five bedroom homes showing a drop of just 15 per cent in value, as against two-bedroom apartments which recorded almost a 50 per cent decrease.
At a Westport Town Council meeting held last Thursday, to consider the manager’s report on submissions on the amendments to the Westport Town and Environs Development Plan, a proposal was carried that Colonel’s Woods would be zoned as woodland and that any development carried out in the area would be subject to a design brief agreed by elected members following a period of public consultation.
Fergus McAllister launched his election bid for Westport Town Council with a radical campaign to make Westport a digital and greentech hub which could generate hundreds of new jobs and help secure employment in existing service businesses. His campaign and manifesto were launched by Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Eamon Ryan, who is a strong advocator of the Smart Economy as Ireland’s surest way out of recession.
With the deadline for submissions of the Westport Town and Envrions Draft Development Plan drawing to a close (May 12 at 5pm) Fine Gael town councillor Peter Flynn is urging locals to examine the significant changes which are proposed for the town and to submit their observations to the town council offices before Tuesday.