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Have your say – Wed 6th September 

Public meeting

Navan Road Community Council’s public meetings are back after the summer. The next one is on Wednesday 6th September at 8pm in the parish centre. All are welcome.

Residents have been contacting us over the summer with various issues which you may be interested in discussing on the night…

– Traffic and speeding on all routes around Kinvara/The Glens/Croaghpatrick Road/Skreen Rd/Nephin Road

-Development of the Cabra Farm site at Nephin Rd/Navan Rd

-Request for re-installation of a playground in Ashington Park

-Pelletstown/Ashington railway station 

…plus the usual, dog fouling, parking illegally and speeding on the Navan Road.

Policing Forum

Also, the Navan Road/Pelletstown Policing Forum will take place on Thursday 28th September at 7pm in Royal Canal Park Community Centre. This is your chance to bring issues to the attention of an Garda Siochána and Dublin City Council in a public arena. Any items can be sent to us on navanroadcc@gmail.com before 14th September and we will forward them for inclusion on the agenda. 

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Cabra Farm

Cabra Farm (at the corner of Nephin Road and Navan Road), has been the subject of planning permission for a nursing home for the last few years. Apart from a large hole in the ground it has been left untouched and has been on and off the Derelict Sites Register. It looks as if work is due to start there in the next while.

The developers Building Control are in the process of lodging with DCC a 7 Day notice for commencement on 22nd August, it has not been lodged as yet . It is in order for them to move in equipment in meantime, and begin cleaning up site, however they cannot commence any foundation work until the 7 Day notice is signed by all necessary and passed by DCC.

(Photos courtesy of Blanchardstown History Group)

Update and Notice of Public Meeting – 7th June

Monthly meeting Wednesday next 7th June, 8.00 pm Parish Centre. All are welcome.

Following a request received from Actavo (Ireland) Ltd., Dublin City Council is considering the temporary closure of the following road to facilitate road reconstruction on the dates and times listed below:

Skreen Road (from Navan Road to Blackhorse Avenue), Dublin 7 from 00.00hrs on Monday 19th June 2017 to 24.00hrs on Monday 17th July 2017.

In addition to the traffic management plan as detailed on the webpage below, pedestrian and local access will be maintained during the period of the closure.

http://www.dublincity.ie/main-menu-services-roads-and-traffic/current-roadworks-temporary-road-closures

Any person may lodge an objection, in writing, to Dublin City Council, Environment & Transportation Department, Block 2 Floor 6, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8. The closing time and date for receipt of objections is 12:00 midday on Wednesday 31st May 2017. You may email your objection(s) to roadworks.control@dublincity.ie

Update and Notice of Public Meeting 3rd May

Our monthly meeting Wednesday next 3rd May 8.00 pm Parish Centre – all are welcome with your local problems, or better still – your ideas.
PHOENIX PARK – NOTE

For improved environment and recreation Chesterfield Avenue closed to vehicular traffic over summer weekends, from 8 p.m. Fridays – 8 p.m. Sundays and Bank Holidays – starting Friday 28th April – Sunday 24th September. 1st May is Bank Holiday.

Lots things to do/ Visitor Centre – Children (6-11 yrs.) Free Art workshop Sundays from 11.00 – 12.30, must be accompanied by adult;  
Adults – Free Lectures & walks Sundays in May 3.00 p.m. – booking necessary – 6770095;

Wednesday walks during May from Visitor Centre 11.00 – 12.30 – weather permitting.

Links to Phoenix Park on our web page http://www.navanroad.com contact us at 089 2010724/leave a message

Update 2nd April – notice of monthly meeting

Notice of Monthly meeting Wednesday 5th April 8.00 pm Parish Centre – ends approx. 9.30. www.navanroad.com
Report From Policing Forum 23rd March :-    
Illegal parking on footpaths raised by many – Gardaí to visit all areas/will impose parking enforcement ;

Bad behaviour at Keyhole (Kinvara Park) entrance to schools, endangering children daily – Gardaí will look at parking enforcement relating to all cars illegally parked.

Requests for speed deterrents Navan Road has gone to Traffic Advisory (TAG) which takes 5 stages. Flashing speed signs are in use within Fingal/D.15 to good effect;

Ashtown Grove – marked for road repairs – we have asked if this to be piecemeal or a proper repair – await confirmation.
 Opinions welcome – Bring your suggestions to our meeting on 5th April.

Update 24 February plus notice of meeting

Our meeting Wednesday 1st March 8.00 pm Parish Centre. We would love to have new people consider joining, and if you have professional experience to offer even better. Attendances at monthly meetings, occasional Committee meeting, and some DCC Council meetings . Also Navan Road/Pelletstown Police Forum, about 3/4 times a year. We were lobbying for this before Pelletstown lands were even re-zoned – some things take gigantic efforts, so determination helps! Result – Forum held alternately on Navan Road and a Pelletstown community centre.
Community Gardaí inform us via our Text Alert system – they will supply an information pack about Personal pendant alarms, such as Pendant; Watch; Fall alarm. Normal cost €250, free to all over 65. NOTE; There is a €66 annual monitoring fee. Information Packs be collected from Cabra Station, or ring 01 6667420, Community Gardaí 01 6667421 – leave a message on voicemail if not there – their work takes them out & about

Navan Road – Parking during School Runs

We are asked to remind parents of ongoing parking issues at the keyhole area in Kinvara Park, at school pick up times. Small children are in danger daily from badly parked/badly turning cars. PLEASE do not park in or block driveways, clearways, double yellow lines, or anywhere that might cause obstruction, at
-Keyhole Kinvara Park; 

– Villa Park

– on Navan Road, especially on marked clearway outside Church and Doctors’ Surgery

– in spaces for disabled drivers

The car park behind the church is designated for parent parking.