Lawless Supports Naas Traders Petition

Following from the spate of business closures in Naas town over the past few months, I have lent my support to a call by Naas Traders for free parking times in Naas town. The purpose of this initiative is to encourage customers back in to the town centre. It is Continue Reading →

Naas M&S Closure Confirms Need for Fresh Thinking in Town Centre

The recent Marks and Spencer closure confirms the need for drastic action on Naas town centre. This is the last remaining grocery store within the town centre to close and also comes at a time when many other kinds of stores in the town are closing down too. It’s time for Continue Reading →

Tidy Towns Deserve Better

Several Tidy Towns groups around the county received news last week that their annual grant allocation under the Kildare County Council amenity fund would not be approved this year. This news is a massive setback to the Trojan workers and the huge voluntary work they do in every area. Naas Continue Reading →

Government Determined to Tax Unfinished Estates

The Property Tax Exemption list published recently bears little relation to reality according to James Lawless, Fianna Fáil’s Local Area Representative for the Naas Area, North Kildare. James conducted research last year to uncover that 85 named estates within County Kildare had been refused provision of maintenance services by the Continue Reading →

Property Tax: “For Local Services” ?

Fianna Fáil’s Representative for the Naas area, James Lawless, has this week written to the Minister for Housing seeking exemptions against the property tax for up to 85 Kildare estates in line with maintenance records he received last year under the Freedom Of Information acts. “As we now know Kildare Continue Reading →