Spring may be around the corner, but the RCMP is warning drivers to take caution on the city’s roads.The Fort St. John RCMP will be increasing police presence on the city’s roadways to combat speeding as well as drinking and driving.Corporal T.F. Woodall says there were 15 motor-vehicle related deaths in this area, from January to March of last year. – Advertisement -He says the added enforcement is a precursor to when road conditions improve in the spring. [asset|aid=1048|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=489fc79ef702198c1f8402f4dad89584-Woodall 1_1_Pub.mp3] Woodall says despite the tight legislation on drinking and driving, people still drive intoxicated. He says the extra enforcement will target those who choose to drive under the influence. Advertisement [asset|aid=1049|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=489fc79ef702198c1f8402f4dad89584-Woodall 2_1_Pub.mp3] However, Woodall adds officers have been seeing a lot of designated drivers during road check stops in the area. And, he says those people are recognized and congratulated by the RCMP.
Donegal animal charity Animals In Need looked after a staggering 600 animals last year.But looking after such a large amount of pets doesn’t come cheap.And so the group will be hosting a Fundraising Variety Show this Friday 28th February at The St John Bosco Centre in Donegal Town from 8pm. Acts performing at this all singing, all dancing, musical extravanganza will include The Big Jigs, The Donegal Tenors, Tirconnel Youth Choir, Shane Gallagher and Kimberly Harris (winners of Opportunity Knocks), the young Byrne Brothers, Barnie and Agnes, McNeelin’s Irish School of Dancing, Ardahy Pipe Band and Siobhan McGroarty so please come along and enjoy a night of top class entertainment provided by the cream of our local talent.Every cent raised will go towards the goal of purchasing a desperately needed van for transporting the rescued animals.Last year Animals In Need rescued over 600 animals, including 409 dogs, most of who were saved from death row at the Pound, so please come along and support this worthy cause.Tickets are only €10 and are available from outlets around town including Conway’s Newsagent, The Olde Village Tearoom in Mounthcharles or from AIN’s helpline on 087 1356188. HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE FOR DONEGAL’S ANIMALS IN NEED! was last modified: February 28th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:animals in needconcertdonegal