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Pride of Place

We had our visit from the Pride of Place judges on Tuesday – right in the middle of the power cut – but thanks to locals and the CE team who rallied around with a portable gas cooker and a generator, we were able to carry on with the presentation and, most importantly, the refreshments …

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What we did in 2018

Lisacul Community Development held their AGM on 20th February and presented a report on activities for 2018. The report uses the broad headings from the Memorandum and Articles of Association so that we can measure ourselves against our objectives. If you think you can help us improve our performance in any of the areas listed …

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Back to School….

… for adults. We applied for funding from GRETB to help us run a furniture up-cycling/restoration course and the course has now been running for two weeks under the careful guidance of Tom Finan. We spent the first week on health and safety as we’ll be using chemicals and sharp implements while we revamp and …

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Diary dates

It’s all getting a bit busy here in Lisacul, so we thought we’d better make a little list. Here are some of the things we have planned for the year – there are some we haven’t put on the list because we’re waiting for a final sign-off. The events all take place in the Community …

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Committee Meeting January

We had our January meeting on the fourteenth and the minutes are below. Remember, anyone in Lisacul is welcome to come to a meeting. We’d be delighted to see you.   Minutes of the meeting held on 17th January 2018 In attendance Peter McDonagh (Chair), Tom Coppinger (Treasurer), Laura Beirne, Breege Corrigan, Elizabeth Care,  Margaret Tynan. …

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The Auction is Coming!

We’re getting in some great items for the auction on Sunday 3rd December. There will be toys, games, electric and electronic items, books, and some lovely pieces of furniture.   We’re open for browsing – and a-cup-of-tea-anna-bun – from 2pm. You can start buying small things in the New Hall from 2:30 before settling in …

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Tidy Towns 2017 and beyond

Didn’t we do well! This year the Tidy Towns team reached the magic 300 points in the competition and are all fired up and ready to go for next year. They’re meeting on Monday 6th November at 7pm in the Community Centre to discuss plans for next year.  The full report is available on the …

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It’s Tea Party Time

It’s that time of year again. Get out the picnic baskets, find the tupperware, round up friends and family. Here at the Community Centre, we’ve spruced up the hall and REALLY gone to town on the kitchen, and we still had enough left in the kitty for some new crockery and cutlery. It all kicks …

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Building Works

Visitors to the Community Centre and passers-by will have spotted the scaffolding going up around the building. What’s happening? We’re putting external insulation onto the building to reduce heat loss and to keep the building warmer over the winter – and we’ll save money on our heating bills too! We were able to part fund …

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Gardening Course: Week 2

This week started off with some shameless boasting about the size and growth of our mustard plants. Everyone has germination and tiny (and not so tiny) shoots are being watched and cherished like the most precious of infants. Richard tells us we can’t harvest them until each shoot has three or four leaves but we …

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