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Tydavnet tidy towns fundraising update, and clean up and tree planting details

The car park fundraising is creeping up nicely – €43,585 is already donated, and there are still a few envelopes outstanding. If anyone would like to contribute, but has not received an envelope, please contact any member of Tydavnet Tidy Towns committee. There is also an online “Go Fund Me” page, https://www.gofundme.com/tydavnet-off-street-car-park, all donations are much appreciated. […]

Tydavnet off road car park fundraising update 8th May 2018

Fundraising update – Envelope count to date €37,600; “Go Fund Me” online appeal, €600, Tydavnet Drama contribution €1,100. We appeal to anyone with an envelope sitting on the mantlepiece or who intended to lodge it in the bank, please do so this week as we are trying to wind up phase 1 this weekend. The […]

Car park fundraising – finance team in Community Centre on Sunday morning from 10.45am

The Finance Oversight committee of Tydavnet Tidy Towns will be in Tydavnet Community Centre on Sunday 6th May 2018 from 10.45 to 11.15am to accept donations. Another money count will happen on Tuesday 8th May, and it is hoped to pass the €40,000 by that time. Thanks to everyone for your donations – the response […]

Tydavnet Car park fundraising committee launches “Go Fund Me” campaign – please help!

Become the first donor! Tydavnet Tidy Towns group would like you to support Tydavnet Off street car park by making a donation and helping spread the word. The community received CLAR funding of €27,000.00 to take down and rebuild the graveyard lane wall and tarmac the area. This will allow improved access to the new […]

Tydavnet car park fundraising update Monday 30th April 2018

The finance oversight committee has met on Monday 30th April to give an updated account of monies received for the off road car park in Tydavnet village. The total reached now is €35,300 – a phenomenal result in a campaign just launched on Easter Sunday. Many people from outside the area and abroad wish to be […]

Let’s get buzzing about bees – pollinator friendly workshop on Thursday 10th May 2018

In the knowledge that one-third of our bees are at risk of extinction, Monaghan Tidy Towns will introduce you to the All Ireland Pollinator Plan and what you can do to save our bees. The workshop will provide an introduction to native pollinators and the All Ireland Project to protect them. Get to know the seasonal bumblebees, solitary […]

Local businesses donate to Tydavnet Car Park fundraising project

Phase One of the Tydavnet off road car parking fundraising has been extremely successful – the total has now passed €32,000. This phase which was to appeal to people in the community is ending next weekend,  but if you missed you can still give your donation to any committee member. No amount is too big or […]

Tydavnet Park fundraising update Monday 16th April 2018

The finance oversight committee of Tydavnet Off road carpark has met again on Monday 16th April. A total of €6,970 and £25 Sterling was counted. Add this to the most recent count and the total raised now is €27,793 and £25 Sterling. Thanks so much to everyone who has contributed so far – this is […]

Local businesses make presentations to Tydavnet Off Road Carpark project 2018

There has been a positive uptake in the tax reliefs available to individuals and businesses who donate to the Tydavnet Tidy Towns off road car park project  – a registered charity(number 20163563). The Charitable Donation Scheme allows tax relief on qualifying donations of over €250 (from an individual) made to eligible charities, so the charity can claim a refund of tax paid on that donation by the donor. […]

Tydavnet Carpark fundraising – one third of the way there!

Well done everyone. The latest update from the fundraising oversight team on Thursday 12th April has announced that a total of €20,823 has now been achieved. This is a phenomenal response in less than 2 weeks – it’s not easy asking for money these days, there’s not a lot of it about – but everyone realises […]

Tydavnet car park fundraising update Monday night 9th April 2018

Donations are continuing to come in for the car park fundraising in Tydavnet village. The total amount funded to date (9th April 2018) is €12,523, and the €1,100 from Tydavnet Drama Troupe. So far there have been about 130 envelopes opened, so the average has dropped to just under the €100 – however, ALL donations are most […]

Tydavnet parish well represented at Monaghan County Council awards 2018

The annual Monaghan County Council Awards Ceremony took place in the Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan on Monday 9th April 2018. This is the 14th year of the awards which recognise those individuals/groups in County Monaghan who, during 2017, have excelled in the following areas – Sport and Recreation; Arts & Culture; Youth; Community and Environment & Heritage. […]

Changing the face of Tydavnet village – community launches off road parking project

There was a full house in Tydavnet Village Community Centre on Easter Sunday morning for the launch of a very exciting and ambitious project for the village – the provision of off road car parking which would provide for church ceremonies, school drop off and pick ups, village events, and increase safety of all motorists […]

Tydavnet Tidy Towns members have “spring” in their step – your support is much appreciated

Litter pick: Firstly thanks to everyone who took part in the Spring clean up last weekend, it was a great success and it is lovely to see the hedgerows litter free, even if it is only short lived. Thanks to all who collected litter but particularly the children, hopefully this experience will live with them and they will think […]

Still waiting for news…..Tydavnet Tidy Towns hoping for grant funding for village car-park

The new date to find out about Leader funding for the proposed Tydavnet village carpark is 14th March 2018. We would like to thank Tydavnet Dramatic Troupe who kickstarted the fundraising drive by giving €1,100, the proceeds of a recent performance of “Moll” to the off street car park project. We would like to thank them […]

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