Swimming trophies

Published 23/07/2013 | 05:24

Large crowds turned out to watch the Quarter Mile Race on the River Barrow recently. The Ladies Rose Bowl Competition was won by Ruth Gardiner, 2nd Eve Sinnott and 3rd Niamh Reddy. This Cup was presented to the Swimming Pool Club in 1951. The Brown and Croswaithe Cup (presented to the Club in 1949) Competition was won by Leon Gordon, 2nd Joseph Morgan and 3rd Christian Dermody. Water Safety starts on August 12.

CARE AND REPAIR

If you are 65 plus and have a small repair job that you would like help with, Carlow County Development Partnership Ltd., in partnership with Age Action Ireland, can help you through the Care and Repair Programme. To get a job done phone 059 9720733.

or email onolan@carlowdevelopment.ie or go on line to www.carlowdevelopment.ie

CHARITY SHOP OPENS

Bart's Cancer Charity Shop Ltd. opened last week in Main Street. Co. Kildare man, Bart Murphy, is the founder of the cancer charity and has opened more than 16 shops across the country.

He set up the charity shops to support non-terminally ill cancer sufferers during treatment by offering direct help to them and also makes donations to hospices.

The shop welcomes donations of clothes, furniture, unwanted gifts and any saleable items in good condition.

POSTER COMPETITION

Bin it For Bagenalstown posters are now on display in the Credit Union and the premises in Kilree Street formerly Raymond Walsh's shop. A big Thank You to all the National School children who took part.

TIDY TOWNS

The Tidy Towns judging is ongoing and Bagenalstown is looking great, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our FAS and TUS workers, also Bagenalstown Improvement Group who work all year around to present the town at its best.

MONITORED ALARMS

If you are over 65 years and living alone or with another person aged 65 or over, you may be entitled to a personal monitored alarm. For further information, please ring Olive @ 059 9722028 or call to Centre.

NEW LIFE COURSE

This ten week course promoting health and well being will include tips on minding your mental health; meditation, art therapy, and information on how to improve your health, then why not join this new course on Monday mornings, and kick start not only the week, but a new way of life for you. Starting on Monday, September 23.

CRAFT CLUBS

If you interested in learning some new and exciting crafts, why not join one of the Resource Centre's craft clubs, Monday morning and Tuesday afternoon, Cost per week €3.00. Crafts will include creative sewing, mosaic, felting, card making and lots more.

COOKING COURSE

Would you like to be able to prepare healthy, nutritious meals for you and your family on a budget?

Why not join the Family Resource Centre on Tuesday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.00p, starting in September. A qualified chef will show you how simple this is to do. Starting in September.

KIDS' CLUB

A Kids' Club is starting in September. It's not all about homework but homework with a twist, including dance, drama, arts and crafts and sport.

For further information, please ring 059 9722028 or 087 7435015.

MONITORED ALARMS

If you are over 65 years and living alone, or with another person aged 65 or over, you may be entitled to a personal monitored alarm. For further information, please ring Olive @ 059 9722028 or call to Centre.

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