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Bandon sewerage scheme works suspended

WORKS on stage 2 of the Bandon Sewerage Scheme have been suspended, Cork County Council has confirmed.   In the statement the council said, “Construction on the Bandon Sewerage Scheme – Stage 2 contract has been suspended due to events beyond the control of either party.  

Mixed reaction to plans to abolish West Cork town councils

PLANS announced by Minister Phil Hogan to reform local government in Ireland which will include the abolition of local town councils have met with mixed reaction from councillors in West Cork.   Labour councillor in Bandon, Gearóid Buckley welcomed the announcement saying it represents “a new dawn” for local governance in Ireland.

Water fluoridation presentation at Bandon Town Council

A MOTION at Bandon Town Council inviting water fluoride expert Declan Waugh to attend the May Town Council Meeting was passed at the April meeting. Declan Waugh will present the findings of his recent report titled “Human Toxicity, Environmental Impact and Legal Implications of Water Fluoridation” at the meeting on Tuesday, May 8th next.

Christmas cheer with free parking in Bandon

CORK County Council will make Harte’s Car Park in Bandon available free of charge from Saturday 26th November until Christmas Eve. The announcement by Town Manager, Kevin O’Neill comes just days after County Manager Martin Riordan made €5,000 available to erect the Christmas lights in the town. The news has been welcomed by local traders and representatives.

Bandon Public Joint Policing Committee meeting

THE Annual Public Joint Policing Committee Meeting will take place in the Bandon Town Hall on Thursday night, October 27th at 7.30pm. A large crowd is expected to attend and voice their concerns about policing issues within the town. Members of the Gardaí, Bandon Town Council and other members of the Joint Policing Committee (JPC) will be available to answer questions from the floor.

Warmer Homes Scheme can reduce hardship this winter

BANDON-based Labour councillor Gearóid Buckley is urging people to avail of the Warmer Homes Scheme this year as another harsh winter is predicted by weather forecasters. “Many households could benefit from the assistance available through the Warmer Homes Scheme which is part funded by Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI), Ireland’s National Energy Authority. “Successful applicants under this scheme will have energy saving equipment installed by West Cork Energy Trust and will

More funds allocated to protect roads this winter

BANDON-based Labour councillor Gearóid Buckley has welcomed the news that an additional €161,694 has been allocated to Cork County Council’s winter road maintenance funding. The additional funding brings Corks County Council’s total Winter Maintenance grant to €1,445,246. “This increase of €161,694 is very much welcomed. Last year our roads were devastated by a severe winter cold spell, and with forecasts predicting similar artic conditions again this year, our roads are