Details and Results of 2014 local elections
(Thursday, August 28, 2014)
Longford Co. Council advises that making contact with their offices or the NPPR Bureau by e-mail before the deadline can freeze any additional penalties that might otherwise come into effect on 1st September. The six month period during which further NPPR late penalties cease to accumulate in respect of non compliant properties is due to expire at midnight on Sunday 31st August 2014.
(Tuesday, August 19, 2014)
In advance of a later statutory consultation on the draft flood maps, as required under the CFRAM programme, Jacobs Engineering Ireland, on behalf of the Offi ce of Public Works (OPW), has produced draft flood maps for Edgeworthstown, Abbeyshrule and Ballymahon Co. Longford which are now to be made available for public viewing.
(Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
From 5th August 2014, the grace period for purchasing a Valid Pay & Display ticket is to be extended from 10 minutes to 30 minutes designated Paid Parking zones only. Additionally Quarterly Parking Permits will be available from 1st September 2014 to anyone who use or wish to use the €2.00 All Day Car Parks at a reduced fee of €100.00 per quarter.
(Monday, August 11, 2014)
Longford County Council’s cemetery support scheme is intended to provide limited financial support to local community and voluntary groups involved in maintenance and upkeep of cemeteries in the county. Applications are sought from Parish Councils, Community Council’s, and other such local organisations that wish to be considered for funding.
(Thursday, July 24, 2014)
Part 12 of The Local Government Reform Act 2014 repeals provisions in The Local Government (Charges) Act 2009, as amended, so that there will be no further accruals of the Non-Principal Private Residents Charge from March 2014. No further late payment fees will be applied to outstanding charges between now and 31st August 2014.
(Monday, July 21, 2014)
Longford County Council wish to advise that footpath improvement works are due to commence along Main Street on Monday 28th July 2014. Works will be carried out in stages and access to all businesses will be maintained throughout the duration of the works. Works are to be completed by the end of November 2014.
We fix roughtly 150 bursts annually. Many bursts do not come to the surface; but disappear into porous underlying ground. These are detected by vigilant monitoring of water flows, and high tech apparatus - such as acoustic imaging equipment!