Irish Water is advising Tidy Towns Committees in Offaly that the closing date for submission of entries into the 2017 Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards is Thursday, May 25.
These awards recognise communities that have made a strong commitment to water conservation and water protection. The national water utility is offering a prize fund of €10,000 for the winners of the Awards which includes a national prize of €2,000, four regional prizes for Best Large Town winners of €1,000 and four regional prizes for Best Small Town winners of €1,000.
Included amongst the winners of last year’s awards was the Skerries Tidy Towns group who won the Irish Water National Value Water award. Skerries also won the Best Large Town category and Abbeyleix won the Best Small Town category in the Midlands and East Region.
The closing date for entries into this year’s awards is Thursday, May 25 and entry forms can be downloaded from ‘The Competition’ section of www.tidytowns.ie.
For more information on the Irish Water Value Water Awards and water saving tips, click here.
If you have a story for us, sports news, an event happening in your area, or if you want to submit pictures or videos, contact the Offaly Express team via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or through our Facebook.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.