Pride of Place Competition
Congratulations to Ferbane Food Campus, awarded national winner in the ‘Community Business Enterprise Initiatives’ category in the annual Pride of Place Awards - known affectionately by many as the ‘Community Oscars’ - on Saturday (26 November) in Belfast. The Ferbane Food Campus is an innovative flagship project in West Offaly. For more info. see http://www.ferbanefoodcampus.ie
Offaly County Council win Best Library Service Award at Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards
Offaly County Council was presented with the Award for Best Library Service at the 2016 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards in Dublin on Thursday 24th November. The award was for the My Open Library Service which has now been running for 2 years in Offaly.
Competitive Call for Expression of Interest for Festival Funding
The Offaly Local Community Development Committee is seeking Expressions of Interest from Community/Voluntary Groups, Business / Enterprise Networks and / or Private Enterprises who wish to apply for grant assistance under the LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020 to support the development and expansion of locally based festivals and events that will take place in 2017. Closing Date for Expressions of Interest: 30th November 2016.
Notice of Draft Local Authority Budget of Offaly County Council 2017
Notice is hereby given that the Draft Local Authority Budget of Offaly County Council, for the financial year ending on 31st December 2017 has been prepared and will be considered by the Council at the Statutory Annual Budget Meeting to be held in the Council Chamber, Aras an Chontae, Tullamore on Monday 21st November 2016 at 2pm.
Tullamore Street Enhancement Project
Offaly County Council and the Tullamore Municipal District are seeking your views on proposals for works for the enhancement of Columcille Street, O’Connor Square and High Street, to include a pedestrian bridge from Millennium Square. Consultation will be ongoing over the period 24th October 2016 to 11th November 2016 (inclusive) and includes a drop-in consultation evening in Our Arts Centre (formerly Kilroys, High Street) on Thursday the 27th October 2016 from 4.30pm until 8pm, where you are invited to attend at the time that suits you and where council staff and the design team will be available to discuss the project and answer any questions you may have.