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Plans for 17 new houses in Stamanaran remain on course

Plans for 17 new homes in the Stamanaran estate on the Old Golf Links Road in Blackrock are still on track after Andrews Construction Limited were granted an extension of planning permission for the development they first sought the go ahead for in 2008. 107 more words

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Caravan park at Gyles' Quay set for expansion and upgrade

The caravan park at Gyles’ Quay could be set for a major upgrade and extension.

The property at Maddoxland has been popular for years but now owners the Ferguson’s hope to improve it by catering for the new phenomenon of glamping. 70 more words

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Corr not giving up on plan for Ravensdale estate

Musician Jim Corr hasn’t given up the option of building a small estate on land he owns in Doolargy in Ravensdale.

The 49-year-old, who achieved worldwide fame with family group The Corrs, had outline planning permission granted in 2010 for 14 detached houses to be built close to the border. 67 more words

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Burning Water

By John Howell, Esq., Vice President

The debate surrounding hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, is hot…almost as hot as burning water. At the federal, state, and local levels a battle is being waged and there seems to be no middle ground, no room for negotiation. 1,030 more words

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3,000 litres of fuel laundering waste dumped in Haggardstown

Around 3,000 litres of toxic sludge was discovered dumped just outside Dundalk earlier today.

In total three containers of oil laundering waste, each containing about 1,000 litres of the toxic material, was discovered under the railway bridge on the Haggardstown Road. 59 more words

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Change in approach in Adirondack Park

The Post-Star reports on the Adirondack Local Government Conference.
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