Bettystown Tidy Towns – Dkecember 2021

Christmas Market, Scoil Oilibheir Naofa, 4th December

Come and join us at the Food and Craft Christmas Market on Saturday 4th December from 12midday to 5pm in Scoil Oilibhéir Naofa, Bettystown. The market will feature stalls from a great range of local independent food and craft producers. Entry is free and free parking is available. We look forward to seeing you there.

Christmas Lights, Bettystown Square

The Christmas lights are on in Bettystown! Sadly for the second year running we’ve been unable to hold a Christmas lights event but we hope everyone will come down to the square and enjoy the tree and lights over the festive period.

The Christmas tree was provided by Meath County Council. We’d like to thank the following businesses and groups that have sponsored and supported BTT during the year and with the installation of the Christmas tree and lights. We encourage you to shop local and support them back.

Anagenic Hair Design, BT Bistro, Callaghan Butchers, Caroline McDonough, Carroll Estates, Drogheda Credit Union, Launderland Dry Cleaners, Macari’s Bettystown Square, McDonough’s Caravan Park, Caroline McDonough, McDonough’s Pub, Meath County Council and Councillors – Cllr Tom Behan, Cllr Elaine McGinty & Cllr Sharon Tolan, Pat’s Centra Bettystown, Pexxus Ltd, Reddans, Relish Cafe, Stacks Pharmacy,The Cottages, Triton Casino.

(List accurate at time of going to print)

Laytown Bettystown Municipal District Pride of Place Awards

There was a great result for Bettystown in the Laytown Bettystown Municipal District Pride of Place Awards held in Buvinda House, Navan on 29th October. Bettystown Tidy Towns won in the Climate Action Projects, Vacant Premises and Residential Streetscape categories. And our very own Tony Lennon was named Volunteer of the Year.

Brookside Residents’ Association were named runners up in the large housing estate category and there was a special mention for Bettystown in the Best Bee Friendly Front Garden category.

Our volunteers gathered together in Reddans to watch the livestream of the event. Many thanks to Reddans of Bettystown who provided complimentary tea, coffee and dessert. Thank you also to Anagenic Hair Design who sponsored our toast drink.

Clean Coasts Ocean Hero Awards 2021

BTT are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for two awards, the Big Beach Clean and the Beach Clean Bubble, in the Clean Coasts Ocean Hero Awards 2021. We look forward to hearing the results in the near future.

Tidy Towns Competition, 2021

Our congratulations to Ennis Tidy Towns on winning this year’s Supervalu Tidy Towns award.

Bettystown received an extra 12 points this year, the second highest increase of all of the Tidy Towns groups in Meath. We are making good progress and have started planning for next year.

If you would like to get involved in the enhancement of your community, then why not consider joining us. There is more to Tidy Towns than litter picking, there are different areas within our Tidy Towns group that you can get involved in,

  • Sustainable Energy Committee
  • Youth and school group
  • Community Events
  • Environment projects
  • Gardening
  • Street enhancement

As well as creating a better community to live in, it is also a great social outlet.

Join us

For more information on our activities follow us on Facebook and Instagram @bettystown_tidytowns. If you would like to help with clean ups, gardening or any other aspects of our works please speak to one of our volunteers or message us on Facebook.

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