Community safety provides assurance for Garryowen residents

first_imgNewsLocal NewsCommunity safety provides assurance for Garryowen residentsBy admin – November 12, 2009 628 WhatsApp Advertisement Email GARRYOWEN residents are feeling more assured following the arrival into their area of the community co-ordinator team.Over the next six months, the team will work on pilot projects and in the process, improve community safety, the local environment and community spirit.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon said this is a very positive move that the residents will benefit from.“I’m delighted that the co-ordinator team is coming into Garryowen and I’m certain it will do a lot to raise morale for everyone living there, both young and old”.The co-ordinators are carrying out a street lighting blitz in the large housing estate, reporting any defects to the city council and during this month and December, safety chains and smoke alarms for elderly residents will be installed, free of charge.“We will be putting together a list of eligible residents over the winter months, so if you are 60 years or over and would like to be considered for this project, please ring us on 407247,” invites a spokesperson for the Limerick City Community Safety Partnership.A specially prepared educational programme focusing on the topic of community affairs, will be delivered in the Garryowen schools by the co-ordinators, who will also deliver a Christmas card initiative in the schools, aimed at building links with the old and young in the community.The new year will get off to a clean start with the implementation of an environmental educational programme. Aimed at young and older residents, the proposed plan of litter picks and window boxes, will see residents collecting litter on the area’s large green areas and learning how to plant seasonal flowers to enhance the environment.A special crime awareness initiative developed by Youth Reach and the Gardai National Juvenile Office, will be run by members of the Irishtown Gardai Division Programme, with the aim of encouraging young people to think about community safety and the consequences of their actions before doing wrong and in a lighter vein, there is an after-school activity club that focuses on promoting community spirit.“JUMP is an after-school physical activity programme – a one hour session that involves fair play activities for boys and girls. It is to be run in the local boys and girls primary schools and parents will be notified by the schools if their child is invited to participate. Twittercenter_img Facebook Print Linkedin Previous articleThe tallest tree and a host of activitiesNext articleFlannery and Hayes return to face Australia adminlast_img read more

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