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Tidy towns 2015 – the results!

This year Newcastle has been awarded 275 points (3 more than last year)
Well down everyone!
Read the full report here

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Heritage week 2015

Newcastle Residents Association invite you to:

County Wicklow and the Great War

A Wicklow perspective on the events of 1914-18 and the natives and residents of the county who lost their lives in the war will be provided by local historian, Brendan Flynn.  The talk will take place in the Holy Spirit Oratory on Thursday 27th August at 8 pm.  Free.  All welcome.


Historical walk in Newcastle

A walk beginning at the Community Centre at 2.30 pm on Saturday 29th September.  Participants will walk over the old right of way to Church Lane guided by Michael Carey and Dominick Byrne.  At the Pack Horse Bridge they will be met by Canon Bob Jennings who will guide them to Newcastle Parish Church.  Free.  All welcome.
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Car Boot Sale

Newcastle Car Boot Sale Sunday 9th August 2015

Newcastle Community Centre, Wicklow
Sunday 9th August
10am – 3pm
Gates open for sellers at 9am
Cars: €10 Vans:€15
Contact: 086 060 6511 / 087 695 6096
to reserve your place.

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Newcastle newsletter Summer 2015

The Newcastle Residents Association would like to thank everyone who turned
out to help with the village clean up in April and the beach clean up in May. They
were both very successful and it is cheerful to see that there was less rubbish to be
collected again this year.
click here to read the newsletter in full.

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Parks Tennis Summer Camp 2015 – Newcastle

Parks Tennis Summer Camp

Newcastle Community Centre
Registration : Saturday 13th June 2pm-4pm
Programme : 1st – 31st July
Lessons : 10am – 1pm weekdays
Enquiries : Michael 01-2810773 / 086 1953273

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TALK ABOUT ‘THE FORGOTTEN WAR’ IN KOREA

NEWCASTLE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION

ARE PROUD TO PRESENT

BOB JENNINGS

(FORMER RECTOR OF NEWCASTLE PARISH)

GIVING A TALK ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCES IN

‘THE FORGOTTEN WAR’ IN KOREA

AS CHAPLAIN TO THE WELSH REGIMENT

WITH SLIDES AND MEMORABILIA

ASSISTED BY BRIAN HARRIS

on TUESDAY JUNE 2ND

in THE ROOKS TOWER

above THE CASTLE INN

at 8pm

come early to ensure a seat

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LONGEST LINE OF TEDDY BEARS

in support of  the Caroline Foundation and Lakers.

On Sunday 17th May, two local charities, The Caroline Foundation and LAKERS are getting together to raise funds for very deserving causes, and set a new Guinness World Record for LONGEST LINE OF TEDDY BEARS in Greystones.
Jane is looking for 10 clubs or associations to take part for Newcastle. If each club/association provides 10 teddy bears with a donation of €10.00 per bear (teddy bears will be returned), Newcastle will be able to take part in the Teddy Bear line and to donate €1000. The aim is set a new Guinness world record for the longest line of teddy bears but also to raise up to €80,000 for these charities. It will be a great family day with lots of exciting things for children, the date is the 17th May in Greystones.

For any club / association willing to participate to the longuest line of Teddy Bears or donation please contact Jane Smith (086-0833604 or smithkilnew@gmail.com)

The Longest Line of Teddy Bears

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Learn how to use tablets

There is a great opportunity for the residents of Newcastle to explore and learn more about how to use tablets and other computer devices. A computer expert has moved to the area and is keen to share skills with people who wish to learn how to master the use of this new technology. Classes are subject to interest and would take place in the Newcastle Community Centre at a time suitable time to all. Typically 4/5 per class at a class rate of approx €3 per hour for 4 weeks. It is not necessary to own your own tablet but it is recommended. (There will be some available for use at the class) Please register your interest by emailing us at newcastle.centre.wicklow@gmail.com or by messaging this page. (Closing date 31st March)

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Newcastle Community Centre Christmas Fair

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Newcastle Historical Competition

Interpretative panel

To celebrate the unveiling of the interpretative panel, Newcastle Resident association is launching the “Newcastle Historical competition” .

This competition is open to all children of primary school age from Newcastle or attending school in Newcastle (one entry per child), the prize is an ipad mini.

The closing date is Tuesday 14th October 2014.

Completed entries must be sent by post to Miriam Johnstown (Sea Road, Newcastle) or scanned and emailed to miriamjohnston@eircom.net (Subject : Newcastle Historical Competition).

Newcastle Historical Competition

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