Upgrade works to Tucville to be completed by July month-end

first_imgUpgrade works in Georgetown’s Tucville (Trade Union Congress Ville) area in observance of that community’s 50th anniversary are expected to be completed by the end of July, according to senior representative on the Community Development Board, Christopher Jones. The scope of works include the installation of street lights, planting of palm trees along the community’s parapets, establishment of water fountains, placing of benches, and erection of a welcome monument at the head where Go-Slow Avenue meets Mandela Avenue. Several other improvement works are all aimed at creating a recreational environment for residents of the ward.This development project began a few weeks ago, and has since been successful in the placing of plant pots along the streets, the clearing of the ward’s major trench to facilitate the water fountains, and progress on the welcome monument, which is 90 percent completed.According to Jones, the Public Infrastructure Ministry has already given approval to the Planning Committee’s request for street lights to be installed in the ward, and this should commence shortly.In addition, he said, the fountains are being sourced, and should be ready for installment by July.Coordinator Jones has said he is very pleased with the support he has been getting from the residents, who are equally excited at ongoing developmental works. Community meetings are usually held on a weekly basis, and residents are briefed on the progress of works.The various projects currently cost about $1.7 million, and is being financed by members of the community.The development project commenced earlier in the month, and already a welcome monument has been constructed at the head of Go-Slow Avenue on Mandela Avenue. It carries the name of the community.last_img read more

DDTV: Chef Brian’s secrets for the perfect turkey and ham

first_imgBrian McDermott is a chef from Moville who shares with us his top tips for creating the perfect turkey and ham this Christmas.With Christmas just a day away, here’s some secrets to getting the most out of your turkey and ham.  Turkey:Ham with glaze:  Brian has his own cookery school in Moville, where he teaches classes everything from learning to bake, to cooking on a budget!He is also a contributor on the Afternoon Show on RTÉ One and appears regularly on radio and television programmes, with a weekly piece on the Mark Patterson show on BBC Radio Foyle and also a monthly slot on the Stephen McCauley show on BBC Radio Ulster.Brian is also the author of the very successful cookery book, ‘Reunite with Food’. For more see www.chefbrianmcdermott.com and check him out on Facebook!DDTV: Chef Brian’s secrets for the perfect turkey and ham was last modified: December 23rd, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:brian mc dermottCHristmasdinnerhamturkeylast_img read more