Wide-range of potential solutions put forward by business and community group
The newly-formed Castlebar Business and Community Forum has made a detailed submission to the new Town and Local Area Plan 2021-2027 which includes a wide range of interesting points worthy of strong consideration.
Under the heading of health, education and biodiversity, the forum highlighted the lack of good quality housing to buy or rent, it stated the Mall is poorly maintained, retail is reducing, streets are taking on a derelict appearance and the issue of creating places to gather and socialise needs to be addressed.
1. Some council lands need to be allocated into 5/6 house estates for high quality housing with planning permission and services on site.
2. Develop an overall…