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Bray Water Safety Week from the 6th July to the 10th July inc

Wicklow Water Safety, Branch of Irish Water Safety will run (swim) its annual ‘Water Safety Week’ only, on Bray Beach, opposite the Bandstand and near the Beach Lifeguards Station from 6th July 2015 to 10th July 2015 inc.  

The Water Safety Week is suitable for children aged 10 years + 

Registration/Enrolment will take place on the morning of the Course, 6th July 2015 at 10.00 am, at the Shelter near the Beach Lifeguard Station, and the Course will commence immediately after registration and run for the week

Renaming of Bray Bridge
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 189 of the Local Government Act 2001 as amended by Section 48 of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2001, notice is hereby given that Wicklow County Council intends to rename Bray Bridge linking Castle Street and Bray Main Street to Fran O'Toole Bridge.

Wicklow County Council Draft Strategic Policy Committee Scheme
Notice is hereby given that Wicklow County Council has considered a draft Strategic Policy Scheme and has issued the draft scheme for consultation.

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Welcome to the official website of Bray Municipal District. This site offers information on council activities, documents and forms for you to download and up to date news.

About Bray
The town of Bray is located in North East Wicklow, just South of Dublin. Bray is often known as "The Gateway to the Garden of Ireland"; and is the third largest town in Ireland with a population of nearly 32,000. Bray is also a Fair Trade Town.
[Photo:View of Bray from Bray head]
Bray is Ireland's longest established seaside town and traditionally has thriving tourism. Available in the immediate locality are fifteen 18-hole golf courses, a tennis club, a sailing club and horse riding. Other features of Bray are the Mermaid Arts Centre on Main Street, and the aquarium on Strand Road. Bray has a safe beach of sand and shingle to walk on, which is over 1.6km (1 mile) long, fronted by a spacious Esplanade. The scene is dominated by Bray Head, which rises steeply (241m/790 ft) above the sea, affording views of mountains and sea. The name of the town means "hill, rising ground".
Bray Town Council offices
Bray Municipal District is the local authority governing the town of Bray. It consists of twelve elected Councillors who create policy for the Council, which is then carried out practically by the administrative / executive / technical staff, led by theDistrict Manager.
Bray Municipal District has played, and continues to play, a pivotal role in encouraging, assisting and supporting the economic and social growth of the town. The Town Council's role in providing the necessary infrastructure to facilitate development has been significant in underpinning the sustainable economic and the social development of Bray.

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