AUTUMN…ALREADY

AUTUMN…ALREADY

TUESDAY WORK NIGHT Ballincollig Tidy Towns had 15 Volunteers out for the Tuesday Work Night. The majority worked at the Allotment spreading a lorry load of bark mulch that was delivered. Everyone involved worked tirelessly and the non-stop convoy of wheelbarrows...
A COLLAGE WEEK

A COLLAGE WEEK

LITTER PICKING Sunday morning there were 20 Volunteers out for the weekly litter pick. Because of the large turnout we covered an extended area which included parts of the Regional Park. Some other Volunteers were working at the Allotment.  Thank you to the large...
THE TIME IS NOW

THE TIME IS NOW

Ballincollig Tidy Towns is at a critical stage. Volunteers are badly needed. The work we do has been dependent on the same few groups and individuals for a long time now and this has put a great strain on us. The work has increased and projects are plentiful but the...
MR. BLUE SKY

MR. BLUE SKY

GIVING BACK Last Friday morning 14 members of staff from VMwear joined our men to carry out some work as part of their ‘Giving Back’ programme. For two and a half-hours they edged the footpaths on the Link Road. Sixty-six bags of edging were removed and all of this...
WARM WELCOME

WARM WELCOME

Last Sunday Ballincollig Tidy Towns welcomed its newest Volunteer who recently moved to Ballincollig from the Ukraine.  Maiia Khruslova expressed an interest in joining Ballincollig Tidy Towns and offered to share her expertise with us. Since 2006 Maiia owned her own...
A FINE SIGN

A FINE SIGN

This week we took delivery of a beautiful sign which we have placed at the allotment. Huge thanks to Monika and the Printout staff for a magnificent design. Although the sign has already been placed at the allotment, we will be moving it so that it can be seen and...
MIDSUMMER

MIDSUMMER

VIDEO MAGIC Be sure to visit the ‘Biodiversity’ page on the website for some wonderful videos. In association with The Community Foundation of Ireland, SECAD, WildWork and Ballincollig Tidy Towns. As part of our Biodiversity Action Plan, we have produced 5 Educational...
OUR FUTURE

OUR FUTURE

BALLINCOLLIG LGFA The Ballincollig LGFA members and their mentors have been doing an incredible job with their weekly litter picks over the past number of months. Last week the under 9’s were out in force litter picking around the GAA Club towards McDonalds and the...
SIT UP & TAKE NOTE

SIT UP & TAKE NOTE

STOP NOW!! For the past number of years Ballincollig Tidy Towns has been campaigning to stop the use of herbicides throughout Ballincollig. This initiative was in its initial stages when Coronavirus hit the world and everything was put on hold. BTT kept working on...
A TOWN IN BLOOM

A TOWN IN BLOOM

MORE BUZZ More than ever, it is important for us all to live side by side with each other and nature. Because of this, BTT has decided to share the Poulavone Roundabout with the bees. Perhaps you noticed that some of the grass has been left uncut. This is not because...