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Donegal "proud" of Tidy Towns groups - Campbell 10.09.14

DONEGAL County Council has congratulated all the towns and villages in the county who participated in this years Tidy Towns Competition.
Council cathaoirleach Cllr John Campbell particularly commended the five new entries into the 2014 competition bringing Donegal's total entries for 2014 to 40.
He said their "hard work and dedication" was very evident in the county's results in the SuperValu-sponsored competition.
Cllr Campbell acknowledged Letterkenny and Glenties who received Gold Medal awards; Raphoe and Buncrana who received Silver Medals and Malin and Carraig Airt who received the Bronze Medal awards.
Letterkenny, Glenties and Malin also featured in the county awards while Carrigans Tidy Towns committee won an Endeavour Award by seeing an increase of 18 points on last year.
Buncrana Tidy Towns were also joint winners of the Heritage Award for the Buncrana Heritage Trail.
Cllr Campbell also called on the people of Donegal to be very proud of their local Tidy Towns committees and all the volunteer work they do saying. He said: “People should now consider taking action and getting involved themselves in any small way. New volunteers are always needed, so why not join in and help make your local town, village and county somewhere to be very proud of."
Council ceo, Seamus Neely said the work of Tidy Towns committees generated civic pride and played "a very important the regeneration of our local economy."
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