This Budget builds on the vision statement set out in the Corporate Plan adopted by the Members earlier this year to be “Ambitious for our communities, demanding of ourselves and working to a shared purpose to deliver prosperity across the county”: It seeks to deliver on the Corporate Plans three strategic themes of a Strong Economy, Quality of Life and a Quality Environment.
In order to help restore vibrancy and vitality to the town/village centre, Tipperary County Council has focussed on developing a mechanism to assist in addressing the issue of vacant retail units in the county’s village and town centres.
A selection of events from around the county taken from the county programme and recent grant scheme, full details of all events are on the festivals calendar at www.tipperarycoco.ie
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Abnormal Load Permits generally apply to vehicles carrying abnormal or indivisible loads on public roads. In exceptional circumstances, for example, the carriage of abnormal and indivisible loads (AILS), the legal limits on weights and dimensions may be exceeded.
Tipperary County Council aims to promote and support local festivals that are not solely commercially focused throughout the County, to support and assist those events that have a tourism/cultural/artistic or community focus and which contribute significantly to the quality of life.
The Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015 introduced a requirement to establish a vacant site register. The purpose of the register is to identify vacant sites within the functional area of the Council with a view to bringing such sites into beneficial use.
The Council, as of January 1st 2017, has established a register. At present the register has no entries.
Tipperary County Council is aware that the wish to erect a roadside memorial is a sensitive issue for the parties affected and the general public. The desire to erect a roadside memorial must be commensurate with the necessity to safeguard traffic safety, not create a traffic hazard and general public sensitivities.
Public Lighting is a highly valued and visible asset with the potential to make a significant contribution to the wider community in terms of accessibility, road safety and the fostering of commercial activity.
171 motorcyclists have been killed and 629 seriously injured since 2010
• Summer is high risk for motorcyclists, especially Saturday and Sunday
• Approved PPE, high visibility clothing and ’ease off the throttle’
• Drivers need to look and look again for motorcyclists
Sustainable Tipp’ is the title of a co-operative energy transformation of Tipperary’s housing, commercial, public and community sectors over three years. It is a support mechanism for communities, farmers, homeowners and business owners to save energy and money and become more sustainable.
Town Initiative of the Year Award - Cabragh Wetlands Project
Thurles Chamber and Templemore-Thurles Municipal District, Tipperary County Council in conjunction with Thurles Town Centre Forum was successful in winning the "Town Initiatives of the Year" Award for The Cabragh Wetlands Project at the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Awards.Congratulations to The Cabragh Wetlands Trust who undertake invaluable work in a volunteering capacity in the areas o
The Community Virtual Power plant (CVPP) is an INTERREG funded European project which aims to demonstrate how community groups can establish their own community based virtual power station and in doing raise awareness of the potential of generating their own energy needs from renewable sources.
Win €50 credit to your eParking account. Tune into Tipp FM this week for your chance to win. One prize of €50 credit to be given away each day, just answer the simple question and ensure that you have downloaded the app to enter. Winners announced on Friday.
Tipperary Cultural Companions
Cultural Companions is an Age and Opportunity Initiative designed to link older people interested in arts and culture through a network so that they can attend events together as a group.
Events include Concerts, Films, Theatre, Plays, Musicals, Historical Talks and Exhibitions.
In June 2019 Tipperary County Council will commence the formation of the Tipperary Older Peoples Council hosting public meetings across the county. The public meetings will be held across the 5 Municipal Districts.
Roscrea has been very proactive in developing Age Friendly and we will work with the partners there in progressing Roscrea as Tipperary’s first Age Friendly Town.
TIPPERARY FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE are aiming to increase the number of Smoke Alarms in homes across County Tipperary to a minimum of 2 Working Smoke Alarms in every home. We hope to do this by a combination of actions including Publicity Campaigns using Social Media, School Education Visits, School Visits to Fire Stations, Advertising in Local Media.
A speed limit of 120 kilometres per hour is in place on all motorways. You should note that learner drivers, vehicles under 50 cc, bicycles, pedestrians, animals and invalid carriages are not allowed on motorways in Ireland.
Specification and Design of Heating Systems with heat pumps to be held in Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh on Friday, 18th October, 2019
The 1-day seminar aims to enhance the knowledge base of the engineering and architectural sector in Ireland with respect to heat pumps in homes and commercial buildings. Engineers and architects in Ireland have to change their method and type of specifications and designs for heating systems from a predominately high carbon heating systems to low carbon heating systems.
Tipperary County Council’s Environment Section worked with Clogheen and Cashel Men’s Shed in the making of window boxes, garden furniture and flower planters which will be distributed to a family project in Cashel town and to some schools in the county.
International E-Waste Day returns for a second year on Mon 14th October. WEEE Schemes in over 40 countries worldwide will work collectively to raise awareness about the correct disposal of electrical and electronic equipment to enable reuse and recycling.