Restart Grant for Small Businesses

Applications open for Local Authority Restart Grant for small businesses Restart Grant for Small Businesses; The Government’s €250m Restart Grant, which gives direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures, is now open for applications through the Waterford City and […]

New Traffic Flow in Waterford City Centre

New Traffic Flow in Waterford City Centre from May 19th TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT: DIRECTIONAL CHANGES TO TRAFFIC FLOW IN THE CITY CENTRE FROM 19th MAY 2020 The following Waterford City centre directional changes to traffic flow will come into force from 19th May 2020:- Mayor’s Walk Traffic flow will be one way only, from junction at […]

Waterford is looking to the future

Waterford is looking to the future – Will you help? Waterford is looking to the future; Waterford City and County Council is leading an initiative to plan and be ready for recovery from the impact of Covid-19 on Waterford society and business and the reopening of our Villages, Town and City Centres for tourism, retail, cultural […]

Bring Nature Back to your Garden

Bring Nature Back to your Garden Bring Nature Back to your Garden; Many people are taking delight in the abundant birdsong that can be heard all around us now that life has quietened down in the current pandemic. A new booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” is now available to help you attract more birdlife, bees and […]

Waterford Community Support Helpline of 1800 250 185

Waterford Community Support Helpline of 1800 250 185 A dedicated community support helpline of 1800 250 185 and email contact covidsupport@waterfordcouncil.ie have been established in Waterford City and County to assist at risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice during the current public health emergency. The confidential phone service […]

New Help Line from Waterford Council

New Help Line from Waterford Council 0761 10 20 20 Open from 8am to 8pm 7 days a week. Waterford City and County Council takes the lead in joining together local organisations to assist citizens during Covid-19 The confidential phoneline service available from Monday is being established by the new COVID-19 Waterford Community Response Forum, […]

Rent Re-assessments for Waterford Council Tenants

Rent re-assessments for Housing and HAP tenants affected by the Covid-19 pandemic In line with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection guidelines, it is now possible for Waterford City & County Council tenants and HAP customers to apply to have their rent reassessed. All tenants seeking such a rent reduction due to loss of earnings or employment because of the Covid-19 […]

Waterford Council Statement on Rents for Council Tenants

Waterford  Council statement on Rents for Council Tenants Calculation of rent changes Council tenants’ rents are calculated with reference to the household’s income. If a tenant’s household income falls due to household members having become unemployed in recent days due to COVID-19, they should notify our rents section and follow their instructions resubmission of evidence, […]

Waterford Council Issues Update

Waterford City & County Council issue update on services (COVID-19) Further to the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team, the following Waterford City and County Council amenities will be closed until March 29th, 2020: All public libraries in Waterford City and County All Museums, Galleries and Theatres which are owned and operated by […]

Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese is the “big cheese”

Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese is the “big cheese” at Waterford National Enterprise Awards Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese, a west Waterford company producing a variety of hard-pressed mature farmhouse cheeses has been named as Waterford’s Enterprise Award winner and will go on to represent Waterford at the National Enterprise Awards in Dublin on May 28th. Eamonn Lonergan, whose […]