Road Safety Authority Issues Warning over NDLS Text Messaging Scam
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has today 23 September 2015 become aware of fraudulent mobile phone text messages, purporting to come from the RSA’s National Driver Licence Service (NDLS), containing a link to a website seeking personal identity and banking details.
Draft Register of Electors 2016-2017
Offaly County Council is currently preparing the Draft Register of Electors for 2016 / 2017. This Register of Electors will come into effect as the Live Register of Electors on 15th February, 2016.
Any person who: will be 18 years of age on or before 15th February 2016; has recently changed address; is seeking a Postal Vote or Special Vote; or who wishes to ensure that their registration details are entered accurately on the 2016 / 2017 Register of Electors, should email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Franchise Section, Offaly County Council, Áras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore, telephone 057 9357402 before 25th November 2015.
Part 8: Proposed Development - Grand Canal Blueway Shared Walking and Cycling Route
Offaly County Council in partnership with Waterways Ireland are inviting members of the public to comment on a proposal to upgrade the towpaths of the Grand Canal to accommodate a shared walking and cycling facility. The proposal is to upgrade the existing towpaths from Digby Bridge, Cappancur, to Turraun where it will connect with the existing cycle network of Lough Boora Discovery Park. Members of the public are invited to view the drawings for the proposed work and make a submission to the Council.
Part 8 Planning Process re Pedestrian Bridge at Bridge St., Birr
Details of the proposed scheme will be on display between the hours of 9.30am to 1.300pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm on working days from Thursday 13th August to Wednesday 23rd of September 2015 at Birr Civic Offices, Wilmer Road, Birr, Co. Offaly.
Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made in writing before 4.00pm on Wednesday 7th October 2015 to Mr Tom Shanahan, Acting Director of Services, Birr Civic Offices, Wilmer Road, Birr, Co. Offaly.
New Building Control Amendment Regulations 2015
Mr. Paudie Coffey, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, has announced new regulations that will ease the application of the Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014 in relation to a single domestic dwelling on a single development unit, or a proposed domestic extension. Owners which include self-builders now have the choice to opt out of the general requirements to have construction works designed, inspected and certified by registered construction professionals in relation to such buildings.