Friday 21st January 2022 provided the boost we all waited patiently for, let us hope that it does represent the start of new beginings. For far too many families the past 2 years have brought the worst of times,
the Irish Times stark headline confirming 6,087 Covid-19 deaths says it all and our thoughts go to the families, relatives & friends.
So far the weather has also been a boost and it
is encouraging to see the very welcome stretch in the evenings.
As we take stock of the current situation it is a good time to say Thanks again to everyone who has Volunteered with Tidy
Towns also to everyone who has helped out financially & otherwise.
Currently we are working with An Taisce and other Bodies in relation to restarting with a Community Clean-Up
Day which will include the Beach and Sand Dune areas. We will confirm the day pretty soon , then we will be hoping for a renewed and fresh approach to Community Volunteering as this will set the tone for the future.
Meanwhile we are delighted to report that through the good work of the Community Centre and its workforce a clean -up of the Village streets, car park and other areas is under way.
This involves clearing the weeds and overgrowth from the footpaths and bridges, sand and weed removal from the car park and other locations.
This is not easy work
and it is very encouraging for our Volunteers to see that it is being done by the Community Centre , we welcome this co-operation and Community involvement.
It puts into practice our motto:
Ni neart go cur le cheile.
Thanks to Maria , Community Centre Manager and to the work-force.
We are now communicating on a regular basis which in turn will lead to a common approach on general improvements & maintenance. We also look forward to working with Wexford Co Co and especially the Environment
We are currently working on the various Planters, main road Beds, Borders etc so that we will have colour etc for later Spring and into the Summer.
Other initiatives like improved seating around the Village will be having our attention.
In addition to this combined effort we will, as always need the co-operation of
the Residents , Holiday Home Owners, and Visitors.
Litter problems will require lots of effort and we have to continue to ask all dog owners to be particularly aware of
Dog poo on Footpaths , on the Beach and indeed increasing amounts of full poo bags in the hedges and ditches. Please be responsible and help reduce this awful problem.
More than anything we hope that positivity and more involvement will be to the fore after the dark days of Covid. We still have to be careful and mindful of each others situations, as the Taoiseach said we need to be open with each other and supportive of each other.
look forward to good Spring / Summer Seasons.
The results of the 2021 SuperValu National Tidy Towns Competition were announced on Friday 12th November.
Total Entries were confirmed at 847, of which 30 were
from County Wexford.
Rosslare Strand earned a total of 342 Points which is an increase of 11 points on the previous Competition in 2019.
Accordingly we were awarded a Silver Medal also we were placed 2nd in the County with a Highly Commended Award.
In our Category we were one of 4
Entrants who received a Silver Medal and this was out of a total of 847 Entries , this highlights our achievement and it means that we maintain our consistent high Ratings in the Competition. We now have 5 Medal Awards since 2016.
Facebook: Rosslare Tidy Towns Volunteers.
Charities Reg. No. 20163846.
Phone contact: 086-1257487.
Bank Account Details:
Rosslare Tidy Towns Volunteers.
Account No.: 82626479
B I C : BOFIIE2D
I B A N : IE05 BOFI 9067 4282 6264 79
All monies collected whether Donations, proceeds of Raffles etc
are reinvested in the Community. If you cannot Volunteer Please lend a little Financial Support.