A fifth of all eligible Limerick businesses yet to apply for…

first_imgLimerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Previous articleLimerick Ladies football squad announced as fixtures confirmed for All-Ireland seriesNext articleFilm in Limerick welcomes extension of Regional Film Uplift for Mid-West in budget Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads LimerickNewsA fifth of all eligible Limerick businesses yet to apply for Business Restart Grant Plus schemeBy Staff Reporter – October 14, 2020 229 Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Twitter WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Advertisement Printcenter_img Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limerick Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Photo by Scott Graham on Unsplash AROUND 80 per cent of businesses in Limerick who are eligible for the Business Grant Plus scheme have applied for funding from Limerick City and County Council.  To date Limerick City and County Council has received 4,211 applications with a value of €19.5 million, while 3,856 applications have been processed with €17.8 million having been paid to businesses in Limerick.  Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up However, that still leaves around 20 per cent of eligible businesses who have yet to apply for the scheme. Closing date for applications is 31 October 2020. The Business Restart Grant Plus scheme amounts to direct grant aid of between a minimum of €4,000 to €25,000, based on commercial rates bill from 2019. It is open to businesses that have a turnover of less than €100,000 per employee up to a maximum of €25million. The grant, administered by Limerick City and County Council is to help businesses with the costs associated with the Covid-19 pandemic.  Other qualifying criteria include:·         Be a commercial, trading, entity ·         Operate from a premises that is commercially rateable by a local authority ·         Have 0 – 250 employees ·         Have suffered a 25%+ loss in turnover between 1 April and 30 June 2020. ·         Commit to remain open or to reopen if closed ·         Intend to retain employees that are on The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) If a business has already been paid a grant under the initial Restart Grant Scheme, they do not need to complete a new application for the Restart Plus. The Council will contact you to confirm if you wish to opt-in to the Restart Grant Plus scheme. The Council will liaise with businesses directly, in the event that any additional information is required to complete your application under the Restart Grant Plus scheme. A further 30% top up is available for businesses as part of the introduction of Covid Level 3 restrictions. The Council will again contact businesses to confirm if they are eligible/ wish to opt-in to the Restart Grant Plus 30% scheme. Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Michael Collins said: “As a small business owner I understand the worry and confusion brought about by Covid-19. Some futures are uncertain and it is difficult to live with the ‘not knowing’.” “The Business ReStart Grant Plus will, in some way, help allay some of the costs associated and incurred when re-opening or keeping a business operational as well as re-connecting with employees and customers.” Sean Coughlan, Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Finance with Limerick City and County Council said: “Business Restart Grant Plus is one of a suite of measures being offered by Limerick City and County Council and Local Enterprise Office Limerick. I would encourage all businesses eligible to apply.” “Our records suggest there is still around 20 per cent of eligible businesses that have yet to apply for the grant. Log on to limerick.ie/business and fill out the application form. The form is not complicated and only takes a few minutes.” For more information on the Restart Grant Plus click here.To apply for the ReStart Grant Plus Scheme, click here. For information about other schemes to support businesses, check out limerick.ie/business.  Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Linkedin Email TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post last_img read more

A cycling project that connects the four endpoints of Croatia

first_imgThe project involves a large number of participants and volunteers, and the target groups are recreational cyclists and passionate cyclists, and young people (pupils and students). The farewell of Mary and the team that will accompany him will be organized on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 12 o’clock in in the center of the City of Crikvenica. You can find more information about the project at official website, and you can follow the news on Facebook. The goals of the project are marketing promotion of the cycling tourist offer (creation of new products in the pre and post season, “Bike & bed” standard, cycling events, “Bike share” system…) and general tourist offer, branding of Croatia as a desirable and interesting cycling tourist destination, education various target groups on the need to play sports, the importance of a healthy lifestyle and ecology, raising awareness of traffic safety, promoting the values ​​represented by the European Union, raising awareness of the need to adjust the corridors of major national cycling routes and connecting with EuroVelo routes and environmental protection. The start date of the ride, the length of 2020 kilometers, and the year before 2020 are associated with Croatia’s presidency of the European Union in the first half of 2020 and the European Capital of Culture project “Rijeka 2020”, and marketing activities will draw attention to the values ​​promoted and represented by the European union.center_img “Croatia – a cycling paradise with Marija Zubčić with the support of Giant Croatia” is a national project of the former Croatian Mountain Bike national team member Marija Zubčić and the Crikvenica Cycling Club, and the AHA Association! and marketing agencies aha marketing doo, which promotes Croatia as a cycling tourist destination attractive to a growing number of tourists attracted by a specific form of soft adventure tourism, values ​​promoted and represented by the European Union, nature conservation – ecology and healthy, active lifestyle and traffic safety. The ride starts on May 9, 2019 (Europe Day) and is set in the PPS period (preseason). It includes 9 stages that will connect 4 extreme geographical points of the Republic of Croatia by bicycle (south – Cape Oštra – Peninsula Prevlaka – west – Cape Lako near Bašanija – lighthouse Savudrija – north – Žabnik – part of Sveti Martin na Muri – east – Rađevac – part of Ilok) and visit all counties, 4 national and 5 nature parks to show the beauties and peculiarities of Croatia from a cycling perspective.last_img read more

Florida meth suspect caught after hiding under the water in pond

first_imgA Florida man who was wanted for trying to sell methamphetamine tried to hide underwater in a pond, police say.According to the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office a deputy went to look for Daniel Christopher Booth, 36, at his job because he had warrants for his arrest. Upon arriving, Booth made an attempt to disappear and ran away.The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office said, “we can only assume that Mr. Booth has seen one too many action movies and thought he could hide from the K9 teams from Suwannee CI and Mayo CI by hiding under the water in a pond.”Deputies said Booth “didn’t take into account he’s not a fish and had to come up for air and was quickly captured.”Deputies took Booth to jail on additional charges for attempting to escape.last_img read more

Oly Town Artesians Host Olympic Force to Kick Off New Season

first_imgFacebook2Tweet0Pin0Submitted by the Oly Town ArtesiansThe 2016-2017 Oly Town Artesians season kicks off on Saturday night when they play host to the Olympic Force at 6:00 p.m. at The Pavilion at The Evergreen State College. The Artesians will pay tribute to teammate Austin Kelley, who passed away tragically in September, with a pregame ceremony. Fans in attendance will receive an AK memorial patch sticker (while supplies last) and are asked to wear their AK patch t-shirts. Fans with AK t-shirts will have a portion of their ticket price donated to the Kelley family. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for kids 5-12 years old and are available at the door.The Artesians will feature a strong mix of veterans and newcomers to their roster this season. All-time Artesians goal leader Willie Spurr returns for his third season with the team. The Evergreen alum scored six goals in just four games last season and has 16 career goals with Oly Town FC. Jake Sanford also returns after posting a team high in points last year with five goals and five assists, and Artesians Defensive Player of the Year Brett Stallworth is back to patrol the backline. Andy Hyres leads the way for the newcomers after scoring three goals in the Western Indoor Soccer League Preseason Tournament.A tough opponent comes calling for the season opener. Last season the Olympic Force advanced to the WISL Championship game before falling to Bellingham United. They posted a 9-1 record in the regular season and were led by the 21 goals of Gustavo Bermudez, who returns to the Force this season. Another returner is Enrique Hidalgo, who finished fifth in the WISL with 13 goals for the high powered squad from Bremerton.The WISL will feature six teams for their third season. The Vancouver Victory elected to sit out the season leaving the Artesians, the Olympic Force, Bellingham United, Sporting Everett, Snohomish Skyhawks and the Tacoma Stars Reserves to battle it out in this highly competitive circuit.First kick on Saturday at The Pavilion is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:15 and pregame ceremonies will start at 5:50, so please plan on arriving early. Stay up to date with the Artesians all season long by visiting olytownfc.com, follow us on Twitter (@OlyTownFC), or like us on Facebook.last_img read more