Arklow Tidy Towns have asked residents and business owners to pull together as they try to retain their gold medal won in 2019. The Tidy Towns competition returns this year having been cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19.
The Tidy Towns competition idea has been running for over 30 years and is supported by main sponsor SuperValu. There are 200 prizes totalling over €200,000 accross the main competition. Judging takes place on an unspecified date during June, July and August each year.
Arklow’s Tidy Towns team of dedicated volunteers work all year round ensuring the town is in the best condition possible. A spokesperson of the group said ;