Local traders at the launch of 'Nenagh Fashion Week' at Quintin's Way last Friday. See this week's Guardian for details about the new event. Photo: Bridget Delaney

In this week's Nenagh Guardian news...

Challenge to Nenagh housing plan – Residents group and three former Urban District Council chairmen claim council plan to build 12 new houses in Cormack Drive is in breach of agreement;


Launch of inaugural Nenagh Fashion Week;


Appeal for mourners to attend funeral of Toomevara native Joseph Tuohy;


Rallying cry to make Nenagh a plastic bag-free town;


Spotlight on the beef crisis in Tipperary;


Shock at sudden death of Johnny Reidy, Carrigatoher;


Tipperary Local Property Tax funding “under threat” from new proposals on LPT allocations;


New bus services for local villages, including Birdhill, Portroe and Newtown;


Brendan Grace photo installed on Shannon Airport 'Wall of Fame';


Successful Heritage Week in Roscrea;


Public information meeting on wind farm planned for Castlewaller, Newport;


Acclaimed contributors announced for Dromineer-Nenagh Literary Festival...


Also among the pages of this week's Guardian – out Wednesday morning – you'll find some great back-to-school photos and an eight-page Courses & Hobbies supplement.