Lanesboro Tidy Towns Newsletter


Lanesborough Tidy Towns wishes you and your family a very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year.

We thank you for all your support during 2014 and we look forward to 2015.Many new projects are planned for the coming year and we hope that you can help us in creating a nicer place to live in and to do business in.

               Lanesborough Tidy Towns Committee Dec 2014

Lanesborough’s Performance in the 2014 Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition

Total Marks 2014 % marks earned in each section
Community Involvement & Planning 60 35 58%
Built Environment and Streetscape 50 31 62%
Landscaping and Open Spaces 50 30 60%
Wildlife, Habitats and Natural Amenities 50 26 52%
Sustainable Waste and Resource Management 50 11 22%
Tidiness and Litter Control 90 49 54%
Residential Streets & Housing Areas 50 35 70%
Approach Roads, Streets & Lanes 50 27 54%
Total Marks 450 244 54%




Recent Projects Completed


Planting of the River Bank with 1,000 Rosa Rugosa (White and Purple wild roses)


Community Workshop working on the 2015 Tidy Towns Plan


Assisting Inland Fisheries-“Clams”                              New Flower bed under Bridge

Recycling Information for the Christmas Period

  1. Recycling isn’t just for Christmas time. There are more items and packaging to
    recycle around Christmas, but make it your gift to the environment to recycle all
    year round
  2. After Christmas you can recycle your used packaging, used electrical items
    and batteries
  3. Keep all recyclables clean. Remember  WASH and SQUASH before POPPING
    them into your recycle bin
  4. Remember put the following Christmas packaging in your recycle bin
    once they’re CLEAN and DRY
  5. Keep  Glass separate for recycling at the bottle bank or recycling centre. Do not leave your bottles on the ground in boxes or bags at the bottle bank as this slows collections and is a litter offence leaving you open to potential prosecution’.
  6. Recycle your used CARDBOARD and Christmas WRAPPING PAPER
  8. Recycle GLASS BOTTLES
  9. Many households now have access to brown bins for food and garden waste. If you are fortunate to have one remember to gather up all your left over food waste, vegetable and fruit peelings and wrap them in old newspapers before placing them in the brown bin
  10. When the festivities are over bring any unwanted gifts of clothes or toys to your local charity shop or give them away online through sites such as

Wishing you all a very happy Christmas and New Year

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