Cork City Council Community Newsletter

Cork City Council Community Newsletter

Cork City Council Community Newsletter Download Community Newsletter 14.02.2024 Community Funding There are two separate funding streams available 1.            LCDC Local Enhancement Programme 2.            LCDC Local Enhancement Programme Women’s Groups The...
NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER

GARDA SAFETY FORUM The annual Garda Safety Forum Meeting is on next Monday 6th November at 7.30pm at the Carrig Centre, Old Fort Rd, Ballincollig. Please make every effort to attend. Everyone is welcome.       CAP IN HAND Following on from the many...
JAZZIN’

JAZZIN’

LITTER PICK On Sunday morning 28 Volunteers arrived for the weekly litter pick. A large area stretching from Carrigrohane to Classes was covered in the hour. We welcomed our newest TY student Tadgh from Gael Colaiste Choilm. Pat collected 19 bags of Litter and 1 bag...
WINTER BECKONS

WINTER BECKONS

APPRECIATION EVENING Last Thursday evening the Management of The Oriel House Hotel hosted an Appreciation Evening for Ballincollig Tidy Towns Volunteers. Thirty-five of us enjoyed some wonderful food and drink in celebration of our Gold Medal victory, Ireland’s...
HEROES ALL

HEROES ALL

PHOTOGENIC The trophy presented to Ballincollig Tidy Towns at the recent SuperValu Tidy Towns Awards has hardly had time to catch its breath and get used to its new surroundings. Being photographed with various members of the community the past week has kept it busy....
PROUD OF OUR TOWN

PROUD OF OUR TOWN

This morning the SuperValu Tidy Towns awards were presented to a gathering in Croke Park.  We certainly did  ourselves proud.  Ballincollig won another Gold Medal (the 11th) . But that was not all. Ballincollig won IRELAND’S TIDIEST LARGE URBAN CENTRE  for 2023...
KINDA NERVOUS

KINDA NERVOUS

SUPERVALU TIDY TOWNS AWARDS 2023 LIVESTREAM LINK The winners of the 2023 SuperValu TidyTowns Competition will be announced at the annual awards ceremony in Croke Park on Friday 6th October. Ian Allen, Managing Director of SuperValu will be joined by The Minister for...
AFTER THE RAIN

AFTER THE RAIN

WEEK’S WORK On Monday Gay, Thomas, John and Sunday spent the morning weeding the new flowerbeds at the back entrance to Muskerry Estate. The grass around this area was also cut and edged. While they were working there, they found the ‘No Dumping’ sign which had been...
CULTURED

CULTURED

VMWARE Thursday morning Jimmy, Thomas and the excellent VMWare team did amazing work on the laneway from Ballincollig Community School to Westgate. As a result of this work the path has been made a whole lot safer for people to walk on. Six plastic bags of weeds and...
WEB WONDER

WEB WONDER

GOLDEN AWARD Last Monday evening 4 of our Volunteers attended the South West & Mid-West SuperValu TidyTowns Regional Awards for 2022. This was held in Fernhill House Hotel Clonakilty. A lovely evening catching up with fellow Volunteers from across towns and...