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Art and nature workshop at Coole to celebrate Biodiversity Week
The discussions concerning a playground for Tyrrellspass got a little closer to a conclusion recently with the news that the county council will recommend a particular site by March at the latest.
The Westside Playing Fields are to be transformed with full size GAA and soccer pitches, an adventure playground, and a new running track, but work will have to take place in stages owing to “financial pressures”.
Residents are fed up with the overflowing bottle bank and abandoned rubbish at Siobhan McKenna Road which has now become an “ugly eyesore” according to city councillor Padraig Conneely who has called for immediate action to be taken.
To combat litter offences at glass bottle bring banks, the Galway City Council will be erecting signs highlighting the use of CCTV around such facilities.
If recycling is to continue in The Claddagh then the Galway City Council must install new bottle banks in the area, according to Independent councillor Catherine Connolly.
Jim Higgins, MEP for Ireland North West, has called for the Environment Minister Phil Hogan to consider introducing a new system in conjunction with the major bottlers which would see consumers get 10 cents back for every glass bottle they return to the supermarket.
Inspector Martin Byrne told a meeting of the Castlebar Joint Policing Committee this week that he would endeavour to get the gardaí in the town to carry out more enforcement on litter offences. The members of the committee were given a presentation at the meeting by Sharon Cameron, the environmental awareness officer from Mayo County Council, on the issue of litter and enforcement in the county.
The new CCTV at the bottle bank on the Western Distributor Road is proving a success with six offenders caught dumping illegally on Tuesday.
Judge John Neilan has decided not to convict a man for leaving three bags of recycling outside a bottle bank and instead criticised Westmeath County Council’s recycling management.