Julianstown Display

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Julianstown Display

  1. 1. REPRESENTATION About Us Planning •Made submissions on: • County development plan • Drogheda Environs Plan • Heritage plan • Large local developments • Goal is to protect heritage and character of Julianstown Traffic Noise 22,000 vehicles per day Serious noise problem Major threat from further EU legislation developments Council obliged to draw up action plan
  2. 2. ENVIRONMENT Pride of Place Landscaping •Cleared overgrown verges •Planted beds in Village •Installed bench overlooking kiln Awards Community 2008 Anti Litter League-Overall Winner Garden 2007 Anti Litter League - 2nd Place – Villages 500-1500 Pride of Place-3rd Place – Villages 1001-2000 2006 Pride of Place-2nd Place – Villages 500-1500 Slane Area special achievement award • Leader part-funded 2005 Pride of Place 1st Place 500-1500 • Massive community support Special achievement award • Milestone project
  3. 3. VILLAGE DESIGN What is a VDS The Need • A process which encourages the residents of a village to have a say in the future long-term development of their community • Village needs a plan • Community wants a say • A document which describes the character of a village and provides • Lack of public space broad design guidelines which • Traffic address the future development of • Impact of area development the village • Planning system inadequate Progress AIMS •Engaged with Heritage Council • Protect heritage and Meath County Council • Manage change as a community •Applied for funding • Build community vision for future •Selected for Urban forum case • Produce influencing document study • Feed into statutory plans •Selected to present at the National Village Design • Plan actions for next decade Conference in October
  4. 4. COMMUNITY Julianstown.com Youth Club • FOROIGE • Established in 2008 • 7 Adult Leaders • 20 members • Model which encourages young people to take ownership of the club. • Raised over €600 so far! • Established in 2004 • Club will restart again in • Open to affiliated groups September • Village Archive Community Days Publicity • Established in Julianstown Calendar • Huge local support

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