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Greystones local notes week July 13th

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.

Keep up to date with what is going on !!

Lots more Greystones information available from:

Paul Byrne at:  www.GreystonesGuide.ie

Many thanks to Paul for this week’s notices.

More information also from www.Greystones.ie

Crosscare|Teen Counselling:  Parenting Your Teen

Wednesday,  15 July 2020;  10.30 am to 12 pm.

Online course to help you with parenting your teen !!

Details from mhogan@crosscare.ie or aprendergast@crosscare.ie.

Contact either of them and they will send you a link to the talk.

They look forward to hearing from you !!

Virtual King of Greystones Triathlon:  24 to 26 July 2020

Due to COVID-19,  King of Greystons has gone virtual !!

You can now take part anywhere,  over the course of three days.

Sprint triathlon includes 750 swim,  20 km bike ride,  5 km run.

Duathlon also available for non-swimmers.

Funds raised will go to the Gavin Glynn Foundation.

Details and registration from www.kingofgreystones.com.

King of Greystones is one of Greystones’ most popular annual events.

Wicklow County Council Tidy Towns and Environmental Awards

The national Tidy Towns competition will not be held for 2020.

However,  WCC recognises that much work has been done in the county.

WCC wishes to recognise this hard work !!

Its own WCC Tidy Towns and Environmental Awards will go ahead this year.

Closing date for the competition is 31 July 2020.

Closing date for schools is 4 September 2020.

WCC looks forward to receiving entries and learning what has been happening !!

Details from 1890 22 22 76 or eao@wicklowcoco.ie.

Whale Theatre|Greystones Players:  Lockdown InterActs

Wonderful Virtual Stage items from Greystones Players !!

Courtesy of Whale Theatre Greystones.

Just the right entertainment to keep you going during lockdown !!

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 5 July 2020

Greystones North                               Theft from vehicle and theft from shop.

                                                            Damage to vehicle.

Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie

           Greystones South                                Theft from vehicle.  Theft of tools from shed.

                                                                        Theft of pedal cycles from Railway Station.

Vehicle damaged.

Eggs thrown at vehicle.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from vehicle.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 maria.m.curtis@garda.ie            

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

On 2 July 2020,  two males were seen getting into a black BMW after attempting to break into a van in Greystones.

Garda slot on the Morning Show with Declan Meehan at East Coast FM.

A Garda talks about security and other pending issues of the week.

Be sure and tune in for all the latest policing updates !!

If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station 6665800.

Garda Confidential Number             1800 666 111

Greystones Garda Station               666 5800

EPA Noise Pollution                       1890 20 20 21

Crimestoppers                             1800 25 00 25

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                0404 44873

Poets Wall Digital Exhibition|Whale Theatre

Wonderful opportunity to see and read all the Poets Wall entries.

Theme of the poems is My Greystones.

Such a diverse range of interest about our town !!

Many thanks to the Whale Theatre for Poets Wall sponsorship.

And to Frances Browner for curating the collection.

Poems may also be seen on Theatre Lane and at La Touche Hotel site on Trafalgar Road.

COVID-19 Face Shields Now Available from CALT Dynamics Kilcoole

Face coverings are now recommended for use by health authorities.

Face Shields from CALT Dynamics in Kilcoole are now available to the general public.

Face Shields are another layer of protection against COVID-19.

Stay even safer with this locally made and easy to use Face Shield !!

Details and online shopping:  https://www.caltdynamics.com/face-shields

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Wicklow County Council Facilities|COVID-19

Greystones Library is now open,  modified to comply with strict COVID-19 regulations.

Click and Collect services are still available.

Greystones Playground is now open.

Greystones South Beach has lifeguard on duty until the end of August.

Patrols on duty each day,  11 am to 7 pm.

Bray/Greystones Cliff Walk is now open.

Planning Department Public Counter is open to the public by appointment only.

Motor Tax Public Counters remain closed.

Motor tax can be renewed online or by post to Wicklow County Council.

The public is asked to help with water conservation.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the story.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/public-car-parks-reopening-mondayl/

Supports for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Special help now available for businesses.

https://dbei.gov.ie/en/Publications/Publication-files/Supports-for-businesses-impacted-by-COVID-19.pdf

Bray Recycling Centre Revised Hours

Bray Recycling Centre is open with revised hours.

          Monday to Friday      10 am to 4 pm

          Saturday                 10 am to 2 pm

Please minimise visits to the centre and wait until you have a larger volume of waste.

Compressing the waste will help to minimise storage.

Please do not approach the staff and put materials into the bins themselves.

Staff will not be able to assist with carrying materials.

Nor take materials directly from the public.

Public entry may be stopped for a few minutes throughout the day to assist cleaning.

These hours will remain in place for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19.

Greystones Public Car Parks Now Reopened

Greystones Public Car Parks are now reopened.

Parking restrictions remain at Kindlestown Woods.

·         South Beach Car Park,  Mill Road,  now open.

·         Greystones Park & Ride, now open.

·         Trafalgar Road Car Park,  now open.

·         La Touche Road Car Park,  now open.

·         Greystones Harbour Marina Car Park,  now open.

·         Kilcoole Sea Road Car Park now open.

Parking restrictions remain at the following locations:

·         Bellevue Hill at Kindlestown Woods entrance.

·         Sea Road Newcastle at the beach railways level crossing access.

Wicklow County Council|Government’s Restart Grant

Applications now open for direct grant aid to micro and small businesses.

Grant will help them with costs of re-opening and re-employing after COVID-19.

Applications are made through Wicklow County Council.

https://www.wicklow.ie/BusinessReStart

Wicklow County Council COVID-19 Helpline

Dedicated community support helpline to assist at risk members of the public.

Established by COVID-19 County Wicklow Community Response Forum.

Forum includes over a dozen agencies and organisations.

If you need help,  please ring 1800 868 399.

Lines are open 8 am to 8 pm,  seven days a week.

Email:  covidsupport@wicklowcoco.ie.

Paul Byrne from GreystonesGuide.ie has the full details.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/wcc-launch-covid-19-helpline/.

Wicklow 2020 Stories|Together Apart

Wicklow Heritage is seeking your COVID-19 stories to create a “Peoples Archive”.

This is an unprecedented time in our history.

Help to record this history for future generations.

You can share your photos,  stories,  poems,  sketches, anecdotes and experiences.

Firsthand stories and photos have tremendous power.

Your contribution will help future generations understand what it was like during COVID-19.

You can email your contribution to wicklowstories2020@gmail.com.

Or post to Heritage Officer,  Wicklow County Council,  Wicklow Town.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story.  Thank you,  Paul.

29 August 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s National School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All welcome !!

7 October 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society AGM and Autumn Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m.      AGM will commence sharply at 8:00 p.m.

8:15 p.m.      Lecture:  Early Autumn is really late Summer.

                   Illustrated Talk by Peter Harrison.

                   Past Chairman,  Council of RHSI.

All welcome !!

25 September 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|Bone Machine play the Music of Tom Waits

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Bone Machine captures the character and musical genius of Tom Waits.

An exhilarating performance play to packed houses of adoring fans.

Mr. Waits’ music is uniquely presented with a characteristic authority rarely harnessed.

Bone Machine are a band of internationally renowned touring and recording musicians.

They perform a firebrand,  melancholic and punk jazz set of Tom Waits; songs.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

24 October 2020

Summer Time Ends Tonight !!

Turn clocks back  one hour before you go to bed !!

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