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Charleville Tidy Towns – Planters on Main Street

During the past week Cork County Council has been busy installing new planters, seats and bins at various locations on Main Street. Yesterday and today were given over to the filling of the planters. The overall effect is stunning and greatly adds to the streetscape. Members of staff in the Charleville office have worked very hard to bring this project to fruition. This was no easy task – sourcing the furniture, getting quotes for the planting, deciding on a colour scheme, organising the staff to install and plant. Architectural staff decided the best locations and arrangement of the furniture . This was the project for which CTT was awarded €20000 and we thank CCC for their tremendous efforts in seeing

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Charleville Tidy Towns – Anti Litter Challenge

The first round of the anti-litter challenge ran from May 14th t0 May 23rd. CTT volunteers were on the street each morning and were assisted by Transition Year students from St. Mary’s Secondary School and CBS Secondary School. St. Anne’s Primary School and CBS Primary are playing their part by keeping the area outside their school complexes litter free. On Tuesday 22nd we were also assisted by a group of staff from AIB Charleville whose participation was appreciated. This year CTT volunteers have noticed a marked improvement and we thank all who are making a valuable contribution, especially those vintners who are sweeping up the cigarette butts outside their premises. This is very much appreciated by CTT volunteers. Again we

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Charleville Tidy Towns Anti Litter Art Competition

DA VINCI T-SHIRTS A HIT WITH STUDENTS THE ANTI LITTER POSTER COMPETITION which was kindly sponsored by Da Vinci Creative was a tremendous success with 400 entries submitted to Charleville Tidy Towns. Entries were received from Holy Family School, St Joseph’s Primary School, St Anne’s Primary School, CBS Primary School, St. Mary’s Secondary School and CBS Secondary School. The aim of the competition was to raise awareness in the community of the need to dispose properly of litter. The Anti-litter Challenge run by Cork County Council is underway at the moment and will continue till 20 June. The judges were very impressed by the creativity shown by all participants and found the task of selecting winners very difficult. All the

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Super Valu Tidy Towns 60th Year: 60 Trees Planted

Charleville Tidy Towns (CTT) set itself a target this year to plant 60+ new trees to mark the 60 years of the Tidy Towns competition. Extensive tree planting of Hornbeam trees and hedging has now been completed to create a more planned Avenue impact effect on four of its five approach roads. The inspiration for this integrated project was created by the excellent landscape planning of the entrance and grounds of the new Charleville community Primary Care Medical centre on Cork South and we acknowledge the support and all the excellent work of Cork CC landscaping team. We also requested the St. Mary’s Secondary school team to plant one additional tree to mark the foundation date of Charleville in May

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New Charleville Tidy Towns Community Website

The new community web site was developed to communicate the scope of the new Plan of Actions with all sectors of the local community, to signpost the future initiatives planned for Charleville community over the next three years and to increase community involvements in support of ongoing actions and new projects. A brief summary profile of some projects is outlined under community and Charleville Tidy Towns welcomes all feedback on the new site and your ongoing support for its projects. Charleville Tidy Towns acknowledges the contributions of Da Vinci Creative, Charleville, on design & development of this new web site.

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New Action Plans to 2020

Charleville Tidy Towns  presented its new 3 year plan of actions for 2018 to 2020 at a recent public meeting in Charleville, where plans to establish a new Community web site and a Sustainable Energy Community [SEC] were both announced.

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