National Fire Safety Week, commences today and will run until next Monday 12th October. This all-island awareness campaign is run jointly with the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service and is about enhancing fire safety awareness. This week is very important in the calendar of fire services around the world.
Positive Ageing Week takes place from Monday 28th September to Friday October 2nd. This year there are lots of online events across the region to celebrate the event. Logon to www.tipperarycoco.ie / Facebook Positive Ageing 2020 and Twitter @PositiveAgeingW for more information and to register for events.
The launch of Healthy Wexford will take place at 3.30 pm on Monday 5th October.
This event will include launch of the Healthy Wexford County Plan 2020-2022, and celebration of Wexford joining the National Healthy Cities & Counties of Ireland Network.
Wexford County Council is supporting Make Way Day 2020's virtual campaign.
We are hosting a virtual meeting at 11 a.m. on Friday 25th September with local groups this year. Again, people will highlight access issues from their dailyexperience of disability.
Strategic Housing Development
An application for Strategic Housing Development at Carcur Park, Wexford has been submitted to An Bord Pleanala for a total of 413 residential units.
The last date for submission to An Bord Pleanala is the 24th September, 2020.
Call for Funding Submissions under the Community Enhancement Programme (Community Centres) 2020
Wexford County Council in conjunction with Wexford Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development is inviting applications under the Community Enhancement Programme (Community Centres) 2020.
From today, Monday 10th August, it is now mandatory to wear a face covering when visiting theatres, museums and our public libraries. For details please go to the Libraries page here.
Statutory Instrument No. 296 of 2020
Love This Place, Leave No Trace — Government of Ireland in partnership with Leave No Trace Ireland call for the public to care for our countryside, follow the Leave No Trace principles and protect and preserve our land
Plans to transform Enniscorthy into a thriving economic hub and landmark tourist destination are continuing at pace. That was the message of Wexford County Council Head of Special Projects Brian Galvin when he addressed this afternoon’s monthly meeting of Enniscorthy Municipal District.
Wexford County Council has welcomed the recent announcement by Florida-based MTech Mobility (MTech) that the global leader in lifecycle and repair services for mobile and IT devices has leased a 1400m² facility at Ardcavan Business Park Wexford, to serve as its European base of operations.
How often have you been in a car when one of the other passengers have opened the window and chucked out an empty coffee cup, the packaging waste from a takeaway or an empty plastic bottle? Have you noticed your friends or family fling out a cigarette butt or cigarette box?
• Deadline for public submissions is extended by two weeks to Monday 3rd August.
• The website www.oilgate2rosslareharbour.ie will continue to provide a centralised location for information and feedback.
WEXFORD COUNTY COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE
Draft Wexford County Council Harbours & Piers Bye-Laws 2020
Wexford County Council proposes to make bye-laws in accordance with Part 19 of the Local Government Act 2001 and Section 89 of the Harbours Act 1996 to regulate the use of Piers, Harbours and Car Parking Areas under its custody and control at:
Wexford County Council is currently prioritising housing programmes for delivery. As part of a range of housing solutions, the housing authority is currently seeking expressions of interest from private developers, building contractors and land owners.