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Smart Store Cooking

Plan Wisely, Waste Less, Eat Well,

An exciting new initiative tackling food waste will be launched in O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet Thursday 21st June, kicking off at 3pm. 

Come along and join in the fun… Sample some freshly blended smoothies, demonstrating a clever way to use up fruit that might otherwise go to waste. Taste something delicious cooked in-store by Mary-Louise Ward, author of Smart Store Cooking and chat with herself and her tea about improving planning, shopping and cooking habits. Discover how store cupboard favourites can help reduce and pick up some FREE recipes. 

There will be music and lots of fun for the kids, with face painting and a visit from The Animal Roadshow. Learn about utilising your brown bin and be in with a chance to win our grand prize, sponsored by Country Clean Recycling. They will also be judging the colouring competition so don’t forget to drop it in to O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet. Lots of spot prizes on the day

This project is sponsored by Cork  County Council, Southern Regional Waste and is supported by Millstreet Tidy Town and O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet and Smart Store Cooking. Over the next 3 months there will be lots of advice and tips available in-store at O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet and on-line from Smart Store Cooking, who also plan to visit O’Keeffe’s Supervalu Millstreet. 

So save the date and come along to what promises to be a very enjoyable and informative event. 

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Smart Store Cooking

Millstreet Tidy  Town Association would like to invite you to the launch of Smart Store Cooking on Thursday 21st of June  from 3 to 5pm @ O’Keeffe Supervalu Millstreet.

This project is in co-operation with Cork County Council and the Southern Regional Waste Office. Smart Store Cooking is an economic and time efficient plan for simple preparation of weekly meals. Easy recipes with interchangeable core ingredients, which helps reduce food waste. Simple but effective, saves you money at the shop, which leads to less waste, this lowers your bin charges and also combats illegal dumping. http://www.smartstorecooking.com/

On Thursday we would love if you could come join us. We have an educational fun filled afternoon planned. Joining us will be our friends from The Animal Roadshow to keep the smallies entertained, Dj to keep the rest of us entertained. Also there will be a sample of some of the recipes from Smart Store Cooking. Country Clean are going to come along and educate us on how to recycle correctly and show us the do’s and dont’s of the new compost bins. They are also sponsoring the prize for the raffle. The colouring competition winners will be announced on the afternoon also. And I have it on good authority the weather will be fab. So come along and join us for a fun filled afternoon. See you then. 

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Volunteers Needed

Calling all budding volunteers, The weather is perfect for getting out and giving a hand so why not. You can catch a few rays aswell. Tomorrow evening @ 6.30pm @ the Picnic Area @ the top of Drishane Road. Bring some water and sun cream because it will be only fabulous. See you then.

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Anti Litter Challenge 2018

Anti Litter Challenge is starting again this year on Monday 14th May. This is a competition that we traditionally perform well in. There will be 3 rounds and as normal we will receive the results of the first two rounds but the third and final result will be not be announced until the day of the winners being announced. For full rules and regulations please follow the links below. Very easy to help out, just clean up outside your front garden, door or driveway. As always if everyone does a little bit we will fly through. Details of estates being judged will be uploaded onto our Facebook page

Anti-Litter Challenge (1) Anti-Litter Challenge 2018 – Guidelines  

Anti-Litter Challenge (1)

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Team Millstreet Clean Up

Ladies and Gents, Boys and Girls, Grannies and Grandads, Aunties and Uncles, Millstreet Tidy Town Association are delighted to announce that this year again will we be organising a town Clean Up. This has been hugely  successful over the years. We are going to give our town a spring clean. I promise good weather and a cup of tea afterwards. We will be meeting in The Square at 9.45am on 21st April. See you there. 

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Winners Annouced

We had a wonderful night at the Awards Ceremony on the 1st of November. It was attended by a great group of volunteers and winners. It is a highly regarded night in our calendar as it gives us the opportunity to thank people and recognise them for their contribution to our town. So our illustrious winners were 

Best Residential : Laurence O’Keeffe

Best Business: Noel C. Duggan. 

Congratulations to all our finalists and especially this years winners. It is so important for all of us to do a little but it helps a lot. 

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Millstreet Tidy Town Awards Night 2017

Millstreet Tidy Town Association are delighted to invite

one and all to the Annual Award Ceremony for 2017. There will be 3 categories:

Best Commercial Premises
Best Garden
Best Household

The awards ceremony will be held in The Clara Inn, Wednesday 18th October @ 8pm. We would love to see as many as can make it for this wonderful night. It is a chance for us as a community to celebrate our Bronze Medal again for 2017 in Tidy Town competition as well as our own unsung heroes from home. See you all there.. Remember 8pm Wednesday 18th of October.. 

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Bronze Medal

Millstreet Tidy Town Associtiaon are delighted to announce that this afternoon we received a Bronze Medal at the Tidy Towns Results Ceremony this afternoon. An amazing 314 points. This is a huge achievement and a testament to the commitment of the people of Millstreet and all the hard work that is put in year after year. It is lovely to see these efforts being recognised and we do appreciate all that everyone does. We would like to take this opportunity to thank every one for the continued help and effort and hope that we will get an even better result next year.

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Best in Millstreet 2017

 Well folks it’s that time of year again, Best in Millstreet 2017 is on its way. As always there will be 3 categories:

Best Commercial Premises

Best Garden

Best Household

Each category comes with an amazing trophy or wall plaque and bragging rights to the neighbours for 12 months. LOL…. Only kidding. So get sweeping and cleaning and painting and planting. Best of Luck to all. We would invite people also to nominate candidates that we should consider for this year.

Closing date will be September. Date to be confirmed with judging panel.

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Anti Litter Competition

The Anti Litter Competition for 2017 is beginning on

Monday 8th May 2017. T hat is this coming Monday. As you are all aware I am sure, Millstreet Town won 1st Prize in Category A. So will we make it 2 in a row. I reckon we can do that no bother. So grab your sweeping brushes, shovels, gloves and bin bags and as always get out and clean, clean, clean. The evenings are only fab all this week so no excuses. Why not rope in a couple of the neighbours on your street and make a right good go of it. You will be done in no time. I will post the schedule of the particular areas that will judged just as soon as I get them. Any groups or any volunteers that would like help or a loan of equipment for their litter pick up please do not hesitate to contact me here on the page and I will sort out gear for you.  Fingers crossed we will be top notch again this year.

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