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AGM 2018

Our Tidy Towns AGM will take place on February 28th at 8pm in the Old Schoolhouse. All new faces are welcome.

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Recycling Workshop

This Wednesday, 7 Feb at 6.00pm, Leah Comaskey (from http://voiceireland.org) presents a Recycling Workshop at Longford Library. This recycling workshop will include a particular focus on reducing and recycling household waste and what can and cannot go into each of your bins. Please come along. Please share and mention to friends.

This has been organised by Longford Tidy Towns

News Update

As the year goes on we’ll post updates on our activities in the local paper and re-post them here and on our Facebook page. Thanks to secretary John Cahill for compiling this.

As well as ongoing street cleaning and litter picking in the streets of the town, Old Longford Road, the bypass, the Backs and the Walks, our last project was Erecting the Christmas tree in Pound Street and stewarding at the Christmas Lights switch on – a very enjoyable evening was had by all, young and not so young.  Last year’s projects included works on Lisnanagh, Lisnageeragh Lane/Bracklin Road, Castlepollard Road, Dublin Road as well as co-operating with Longford County Council in installing new railings and trees on Main Street.  Our Schools and Best Premises  competitions were very successful.  Many thanks to all who volunteered their time during the year and also to Town Development and Longford County Council staff and our local representatives for their continued interest, help and co-operation.
As always we are appealing for volunteers to come and join us.  Our work groups often have as few as four or six (and most of us are well past the first flush of youth!).  Think what we could achieve if we had 8, 10 or 12 on a regular basis?
Work groups continue (weather permitting) every Saturday afternoon at 2.00 p.m. and Sunday mornings at 8.00 a.m. – meet at The Edgeworth Hotel.
We meet every six weeks on Wednesdays in the Old School House at 8.00 p.m.  Next meeting January 17th. The theme for this meeting will be Sustainable Waste and Resource  Management.  Check our website ( https://mostrimtidytowns.wordpress.com ) for more on our activities.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all our volunteers and supporters – thanks for all your help over the year. We’re always looking for new faces and we look forward to 2018. All are welcome

XmasTT

Some Xmas Decorating

Taking the bare look off some of the poles at the end of Main street. Great idea from Beatrice Patterson. Two poles to be finished tomorrow (Dec 10th)

tterson. Two poles to be finished tomorrow (Dec 10th)

Best Premises Awards 2017

We held our annual Best Premises Awards on Friday 6th October in Philip Quinns

Congrats to all our winners tonight
Best Premises Awards
1st Prize – John Rawle
2nd Prize – Girasole
3rd prize – Philip Quinns
Raffle winners
1st Prize – Lily Parker
2nd Prize – Monica Coyle
3rd Prize – Josh Casey
There was a special presentation to Beatrice Patterson in recognition of all the work she does around the town.
Thanks to Philip, Anne and Eddie for hosting our night, to all those who attended.

Public Meeting

Thanks to those who came out to the public meeting tonight. To Councillor Paul Ross for attending and to Billy Flynn, who gave us an informative insight into how the Tidy Towns are judged and ideas on how to improve our marks. Ideas came from the floor and from that we hope to put together some projects that will help boost our town and improve our marks over the coming years. If you’d like to get involved feel free to contact this page with your name and mobile number and we can out you on our contacts list. It doesn’t have to be everyday – you could organise clean-ups in your own areas – you could look at ways to reduce your waste, save energy, recycle.