NEVER TOO YOUNG

NEVER TOO YOUNG

LISTEN, PLAN, MAKE A DIFFERENCE With the first day of Spring fast approaching and restrictions having been removed, we in Ballincollig Tidy Towns are encouraging Shops, Schools, Businesses, Sports Clubs and Residents Associations to start planning.  Increase...
BLUE HORIZONS

BLUE HORIZONS

FLUSH TIMES AT THE REGIONAL PARK As can be imagined, there were many happy smiles and relieved bladders this week as the long-awaited replacement toilet arrived and was lifted into place at the Regional Park Ballincollig. Fingers, and legs, were kept firmly crossed...
BRIGHTER DAYS AHEAD

BRIGHTER DAYS AHEAD

ALWAYS PLENTY TO DO John turned all the compost in Bay 2. We are so lucky to have this magnificent rich compost it will be of enormous benefit to us in the coming months.     Adrian sorted the weeks litter at the allotment.   John began a project at...
2022 AND PLENTY TO DO

2022 AND PLENTY TO DO

JANUARY RETURN The Ballincollig Tidy Towns Workers were back to work this week after the Christmas and New Year break. Adrian spent most of Tuesday morning washing the soakage wicks belonging to the Eastgate planters. When this was done, he emptied all the Cig/Gum...

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HERE’S TO 2022 The Committee, Volunteers and Members of Ballincollig Tidy Towns wish the people of Ballincollig a very Happy New Year. It should be a very busy 2022 for BTT with several exciting projects in the pipeline.   WORKING TO SAVE OUR PLANET If we...
A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS

A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS

HAPPY CHRISTMAS On behalf of all in Ballincollig Tidy Towns, the Chairman, Tom Butler, would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Christmas.       pic – leaves collected by TY students   SEASON OF GOOD WILL To the teenager who saw us...
WHAT NAUGHTY LIST??

WHAT NAUGHTY LIST??

SOME FESTIVE CHEER For a second year Ballincollig Tidy Towns has been unable to properly thank all of their Volunteers and Transition Year students for the wonderful work they do keeping Ballincollig looking it’s best. Last Sunday we managed to gather in small groups...
CELEBRATION

CELEBRATION

Despite storm Barra keeping us all indoors for a time during the week, our workers still managed to get through a great deal of work. After segregating the litter and recycling at the allotment it was time to tackle the leaves and fill the compost bays. Following on...
COUNTDOWN BEGINS

COUNTDOWN BEGINS

SOME OF THIS WEEK’S WORK John & Adrian spent Monday morning at the allotment sorting all the leaves and piling them into the Compost Bays. They also sorted through the litter and recycling collected over the previous week including the Sunday morning litter pick....
GOLDEN NUGGETS

GOLDEN NUGGETS

LITTER Over the past number of months, Ballincollig Tidy Towns Volunteers have noticed a marked decrease in the amount of litter collected week on week. Last Sunday morning 20 Volunteers joined 2 Transition Year students for the weekly litter pick. It was a lovely...