Archive for the category: ‘Local Authority Matters’

LA TOUCHE LEGACY SEMINAR ON THIS YEAR – WORLD WAR 1 ROADSHOW FOR GREYSTONES

  Chairman of the La Touche Legacy Committee George Jones has confirmed that the 26th La Touche Seminar will be held during the September weekend of 26-28. The Seminar will of course change this year according to George Jones in […]

JONES URGES PAYMENT OF HOUSEHOLD TAX

Fine Gael Councillor George Jones has urged local residents to register and pay the proposed Household charge of €100. Cllr Jones said “the usual left wing politicians are lining up to urge people not to pay and of course it […]

JONES WELCOMES REDUCED SEPTIC TANK INSPECTION FEE

Fine Gael Councillor George Jones has welcomed Minister Hogan’s announcement this evening of a reduced septic tank inspection fee once registered before the 30th June. The reduced fee will be €5 instead of €50 and the incentive for owners to […]

CONCERNS EXPRESSED OVER WORKS AT CROWE ABBEY AND HILLSIDE

At the local area meeting on Monday for the Greystones Area Cllr George Jones expressed concerns at the ongoing works at Crowe Abbey and at Hillside. In particular while welcoming the improvements to the road at Crowe Abbey Greystones but […]

GRAINNE McLOUGHLIN SELECTED TO FILL COUNCIL VACANCIES

At a Fine Gael co-option convention held on Friday night in Shoreline Leisure Centre Greystones Grainne McLoughlin was selected to fill the vacancies on Greystones Town Council and Wicklow County Council following the election of Simon Harris to Dail Eireann. […]

FLAWED HOUSING POLICY MUST BE REVIEWED

WICKLOW’S FLAWED HOUSING POLICY MUST BE REVIEWED The Leader of Fine Gael on Wicklow County Council George Jones has said “after our discussions on Monday at the Council a review of our housing policy must be reviewed. Cllr Jones also […]

GREYSTONES CONTINUES LINKS WITH ARDS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Members of Greystones Town Council and Wicklow County Council will continue their relationship with Ards Borough Council by attending the Joint Annual Conference in Portaferry Co Down over the weekend. Cllr George Jones who first put in place this partnership […]

Protection status removed from La Touche Hotel Greystones

Proposal to remove the protected status of the outside of the old La Touche Hotel building was agreed at the recent Council discussions on the draft development plan. Cllr Jones has welcomed this change as the current status of the […]