Build & Renovate

Why Recycle?

  Why recycle? Recycling reduces the demand for raw materials. By recovering materials from old products we are removing or reducing the need to extract yet more raw materials from the earth. This is important because the vast majority of resources that we use in…

Lisney Residential Market Update

Summary The residential market has been relatively busy in the last four months Sellers are finally accepting that values are dictated by prospective purchasers Receivers and liquidators dealing with developers' assets have started to place apartments on the market Results from Lisney's Q2 2010 Residential…

New pre-school scheme begins

With the free Pre-School Year Scheme in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) set to start in the new year the Wicklow County Childcare Committee has been offering parents advice. The scheme was announced as part of the last budget and is being introduced by…

How to start recycling?

  How to start recycling?Your local authority is responsible for providing sites for recycling household waste. Most Local Authorities provide recycling banks at "bring sites" for recycling newspapers and magazines, aluminium cans, glass and textiles. Some also provide for a wider range of material. These…

Self Build Planning Guide

  The low down on planning permission Getting planning permission Types of planning permission Lodging your application Getting a decision Application assessment process Length of permission   The low down on planning permission You don't have to consult with the planning authority before applying for…

Free playschool places on cards

Parents of children born between March 1 2005 and June 30th, 2006 will be able to avail of one year's pre-school education free if the Government goes ahead with its Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) next January. Jackie Walshe, owner, Playmates Montessori School, Backlanes,…

What can we recycle?

  What can we recycle? Glass Bottle banks are found in many supermarket car parks and local authority areas and usually have separate compartments for clear, green and brown glass. Blue glass can be put into the green bank and clear glass with coloured coatings…
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