Arklow This Week
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Arklow 1916 Centenary Concert
Arklow 1916 Centenary Concert will take place at Sts. Mary and Peter’s Church on Friday 6th May at 19.16 pm. The Concert is organised by Arklow Music and Arts and all proceeds will go towards a performance space and theatre venue for the wealth of talent that exists in the town and surrounding areas. Tickets are €15 each and there is also an option to purchase two tickets for €35 and have your name in the programme.
Tickets are available from:
- McMullans – 0402 32356
- Kavanagh’s, Wexford Road – 0402 39364
- The Pottery Shop – 0402 91266
- Kenny’s of The Harbour – 0402 31366
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Arklow Music and Arts 1916 Centenary Concert Program is seeking advertisements urgently. Please support Arklow Music and Arts. Please email Colm Kavanagh at email@example.com with your advertisement or logo and contact Ann McGovern at firstname.lastname@example.org to organise your payment to Arklow Music and Arts. Don’t leave it too late before you book your tickets for this amazing musical event. Looking forward to seeing you there.
Arklow Wastewater Treatment Plant Project
Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland has announced that it is progressing the surveys required to develop the Arklow Wastewater Treatment Plant (WwTP) Project. Irish Water is working in partnership with Wicklow County Council and Arup to deliver this project which will end the current practice of discharging untreated wastewater into the Avoca River.
The project represents an investment of over €30 million by Irish Water and will bring benefits to Arklow in terms of health, integrity of the environment and improved water quality for all.
Arklow is one of seven large towns identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as having no wastewater treatment. This practice of discharging untreated wastewater to the Avoca River is no longer acceptable and Irish Water intends to fix this problem through a strategic approach to the provision of wastewater treatment. Irish Water is now preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) with a view to submitting a planning application in early 2017.
Irish Water is committed to providing a new Wastewater Treatment Plant to the people of Arklow as a key priority. We would like to thank all of those who took part in the previous two phases of public consultation on this project.
Irish Water will continue to keep residents, businesses and the wider community informed as the project progresses. If you are interested in being informed about the project and involved in further consultation on this project, please email us at email@example.com or visit our website at www.water.ie/arklowtp for more information.
€10,000 search for Wicklow’s Brightest start-up launches
To celebrate this landmark year, we are offering a major prize for one outstanding new business, currently operating in the County, and which opened in Wicklow within the last six years. The competition is open to any individual or group, who have started an independent new business from scratch and is still in operation in Co. Wicklow (business start date no earlier than January 1st 2010).
The overall winner will receive a cheque for €5,000 from Wicklow Enterprise Park as well as a €5,000 advertising package with East Coast FM.
The closing date for entries is 5pm on Wednesday 11th May. Any entries received after the closing date will not be considered.
RNLI MayDay 2016
Every day is Mayday for RNLI volunteer crews. The moment the pagers beep, they drop everything to rescue total strangers. From 26 April–2 May 2016, it’s Mayday for you. RNLI is calling on all our supporters to help them continue saving lives by being a part of their annual, national fundraiser.
If you wish to donate, click here.
HSE National Lottery Grants
The HSE has been allocated National Lottery Funding for distribution to community based groups and voluntary organisations under the Respite Care Grant Scheme and the National Lottery Grant Scheme. Groups and organisations involved in the provision of Health and Personal Social Services can apply for once off funding for suitable projects.
Completed Application Forms must be returned to the local Community Healthcare Organisation (CHO)
Closing Date for Applications – Friday May 27th 2016
For more information click here.