COMMUNITY FOCUS

COMMUNITY FOCUS

Ballincollig Tidy Towns, like so many Tidy Towns groups throughout Ireland, is looking forward to the coming months when lockdown will hopefully ease and Volunteers, CE Workers etc can safely return to their work and we can all enjoy some normality in our lives again....
HERE IF YOU NEED US

HERE IF YOU NEED US

Cork City Age Friendly…… 021 4924076  Seniorline Freephone……… 1800 804591  Age Action Cork……………….. 021 2067399  Jigsaw Youth Support Cork………. 021 2452500  Garda Síochána...
2021 BEGINS IN LOCKDOWN

2021 BEGINS IN LOCKDOWN

BALLINCOLLIG TIDY TOWNS UPDATE It was decided that Volunteers and Transition Year students would be stood down for two weeks for health and safety reasons and we would take a look at the situation after that time. Some people have continued to do litter picking. We...
NEW YEAR…..NEW LOCKDOWN

NEW YEAR…..NEW LOCKDOWN

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our Volunteers, Sponsors, Workers and everyone who has helped Ballincollig Tidy Towns throughout this very different year. We look forward to a safer and healthier year in 2021.  HERE WE ARE AGAIN A new year begins with the entire country once...

MINISTER ANNOUNCES FUNDING

Minister Heather Humphreys announces funding of €1 million for TidyTowns groups Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has (on 24 December 2020) announced funding of €1 million to help TidyTowns groups to prepare for the 2021 SuperValu...
HO…HO…HO…

HO…HO…HO…

A NOTE FOR OUR FANTASTIC VOLUNTEERS, ESTATES COMMITTEES AND TRANSITION YEAR STUDENTS. We have come to the end of our official work for 2020 and will be taking a break until Sunday 10 January, 2021. To each and every one of you, a very big ‘thank you’ for your support...
‘TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS

‘TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Two of our Volunteers, Jack and Shane turn up every week and work on their “patch” the Inniscarra Road. They had previously volunteered as TY students while doing work for the Gaisce Award and had spent many Sundays litter picking. LITTER PICK Twenty-one Volunteers...
A TIME FOR GIVING

A TIME FOR GIVING

December is normally a very busy month for the Ballincollig Scout Group, Parents/Friends and Youth Members as they would be preparing for both the Annual Christmas Bazaar and the Annual Scout and Guide Toy Giving Mass.  Although all meetings and activities have been...
TIPPING AWAY

TIPPING AWAY

RECYCLING The students at Ballincollig Community School always like to do their bit for the environment. They gather all used plastic bottles from teachers and students. Each week BTT collects several plastic bags containing these bottles. When our Volunteers are out...