Vacant Housing Repair and Leasing Initiative
A key component of the Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness is a new scheme,
the Vacant Housing Repair and Leasing Initiative, which targets the delivery of social housing and also
ensures that existing housing stock is used to the maximum degree possible.
Waterford City and County Council have piloted and progressed the initiative with Department of Housing Planning Community and Local Government support.
Portuguese Man O’War are landing on our shores
Irish Water Safety is alerting the public to exercise caution on our south, west and northwest coastline
over the next few days. We have experienced tropical maritime air for almost two months now with
very little northerly winds, in addition sea water temperatures are approximately 15 degrees Celsius,
consequently we have seen one of the largest infestations of the Portuguese Man o’war land on our
western seaboard in over a hundred years.
Waterford Council Starting New Letting Scheme
Waterford City & County Council are introducing a Choice Based Letting Scheme on a pilot basis for certain council properties in Waterford city and county areas. The pilot Choice Based Lettings Scheme will go live on the Council’s website at 9 a.m. on Friday 16th September. The Council will be seeking expressions of interest from anyone currently on the housing list who may be interested in becoming a tenant of certain properties advertised through the Choice Based Letting Pilot Scheme…..
BOOKS AND MORE BOOKS….
Hey there! This month’s missive from TCRfm Towers finds me in a bookish mood. Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography comes out in a couple of weeks and while I’m waiting around for that I’ve been pondering some of the music-related books I’ve read in recent years. It’s reassuring to know that musicians’ books tend to be considerably more readable than those of,say, footballers, for instance. I’ve read quite a few of those too in my time and more often than not they live up to Joey Barton’s memorable and withering assessment of Frank Lampard’s autobiography….
TCRfm have been shortlisted for the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund!
TCRfm have been shortlisted for this years Coca-Cola’s Thank You Fund!
Set up in 2011, the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund has so far given €625,000 to non-profit organisations that support young people and communities across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland…..
World Premiere: The Siege Of Dunhill Castle
On-Air this Sunday the 28th of August at 12 noon, the The World Premiere of “The Siege Of Dunhill Castle”. Tramore Community Radio is delighted to […]
Last year, ten people drowned every month
In launching Irish Water Safety’s Annual Report 2015, the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Simon Coveney TD appealed for greater care in, on and […]
Donal O’Connor Memorial Cycle takes place on 10th September 2016.
The family friendly event is a 10K cycle from Kingfisher Club, Waterford to Tramore GAA. It takes place on the second Saturday in September as part […]
Waterford City and County Council requests public to report knotweed
As the hedge cutting season is set to re-commence on 1st September, Waterford City & County Council is urging landowners and hedge-cutting contractors to be vigilant […]
PRESS RELEASE: TCRfm Back ON-AIR for 2016
Tramore Community Radio (TCRfm) is proud to announce it will be back on your FM radio this August, starting at 9am on Wednesday 17th August on 92.3 FM…