KELLY WELCOMES TAKING IN CHARGE OF ESTATES

Cllr Carmel Kelly has welcomed news that estates in Kill, Naas and Sallins are finally being Taken In Charge.

Estates cannot avail of public services until they have been taken in charge by the Council. Such services might include the provision of street lights, clearing of drains, the fixing of potholes.

“The Taking In Charge of estates is an issue I have been highlighting for some time, a few months back following another request, I received a 30+ page report listing the many estates not yet in charge.”, Carmel said.

Below is a List of estates that the Building and Development Control Section propose to be taken in charge in the coming 6 months in Naas Municipal District: :

KILL – Saddlers Hall, Glendara and Rochford Abbey
SALLINS – Straffan Way
NAAS – Landen Park, Racecourse Gate and The Maudlings.

The following estates are proposed to be taken in charge by the end of the year:

SALLINS – Osberstown Court, Park, Drive, Sallins Wharf and Pier
NAAS – Aldergrove and Killashee View
KILL – Whitethorn Grove – The Mews

LAWLESS AND KELLY HOST GREENWAY OPEN EVENING

A large crowd – several hundred – turned out in Sallins Community Centre to view and give their views on the proposals for the Grand Canal Greenway which was hosted by Cllr Carmel Kelly and James Lawless TD.

Cllr Kelly professed herself very pleased with the large numbers that attended and encouraged local people to have their say on the proposals by making a submission to Kildare Country Council by the 18th of January.

Pictured are James Lawless TD, Cllr Carmel Kelly and County Council candidate Brian Larkin

KELLY WELCOMES INVESTMENT IN SALLINS ROAD SAFETY MEASURES

Cllr Carmel Kelly has welcomed news that money has been allocated for much-needed road safety measures in Sallins.

Carmel commenced, “Among the works scheduled are the footpath in front of Marrons/Gala. Also two stretches of the road will be identified for placement of red friction surface with speed warnings in the New Year.”

“I’d like to thank my fellow Councillors on the Naas MDC for their support. These are steps in the right direction but we do need to continue to highlight our need for more road safety measures in the village.”

KILDARE NORTH FIANNA FAIL PICK CANDIDATES FOR LOCAL ELECTIONS

Fianna Fáil Deputy Leader Dara Calleary chaired several selection conventions yesterday at the Westgrove Hotel in Clane. Seven candidates in total were selected to contest the local elections next May.

Cllr Naoise O’Cearuil and Cllr Paul Ward were returned unopposed for the Maynooth Electoral area.

Cllr Daragh Fitzpatrick and newcomer Daniel Ronan Keenan were returned for the Clane Electoral area.

Cllr Michael Coleman was returned opposed for the Celbridge Electoral area.

Cllr Carmel Kelly and Brian Larkin were returned for the Naas Electoral area.