DURROW TIDY TOWNS – Five Minute Sweep: DDF/Tidy Towns are asking all households and businesses to partake in a weekly five minute sweep outside their homes and businesses. This will help to keep the village looking clean and tidy and would be of great benefit to everybody in keeping Durrow looking beautiful. We appreciate everybody’s help in this venture.

Rubbish Bins: Durrow Development Forum have secured the promise of five new solar bins for the village in recent meetings with Laois County Council. These are to replace the current bins which are causing issues with rubbish spillage. This will be of great benefit to DDF/Tidy Towns and the community in keeping the village clean.

Clean Up Laois Week 2019: Clean up Laois Week will take place in Durrow on Tuesday 9th April, meeting in the Square at 7.00pm. It is run in conjunction with An Taisce’s – National Spring Clean, and the local sponsor is AES. Durrow Tidy Towns will have the special bags that are to be used for this project. Anyone who wishes to do some cleaning in their area can contact (086) 3055157 for some of these bags and pickers. All full bags must be left to Durrow Community Centre before Wednesday 10th April as this is our date for all bags to be collected from the Centre by AES. Everyone is welcome to take part in the Clean Up.

For Every Day of Lent: Durrow Tidy Towns are asking you to come on board with us to recycle your good quality items that you no longer use or need to Durrow Community Centre, which benefits the Community Centre and National Council for the Blind and to Vincent’s Charity Shop in Abbeyleix. (Donations to Vincent’s by 25th April). This is a great opportunity to recycle for good, a perfect excuse to downsize your wardrobe and share good used clothing to the Community Centre and good used clothing, shoes, or household items to Vincent’s to benefit others. If you are dropping your bags in please let the Community Centre and Vincent’s know that it’s in relation to Durrow Tidy Towns as they have come on board with us to track same, they will tick a box for each bag donated so we can have count of how much has been recycled for good. Community Centre Donations are Monday to Friday.

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