In this week’s Leinster Leader - out Tuesday

All the best news, features, sport and social photographs from around the county

All the best news, features, sport and social photographs from around the county

In News:

* Council’s budget slashed in move predicted to hit services

* Lucky Lotto strikes Kildare town again with latest big money winner

* Kildare’s fire emergency calls to be transferred to Dublin answering centre

* 14th anniversary of Newbridge girl Deirdre Jacob’s disappearance

* Armed raid at Clane bookies - thief makes off on bike

* More cash needed for social housing

* Litany of complaints at Eyre Powell refugee centre in Newbridge uncovered by inspectors

* Schools bid to boost construction jobs

* Maynooth bus catches fire

* Tax payers could ultimately foot the bill for Newbridge Credit Union

* Campaign against Kilcullen recycling facility gathers steam

* Opposition to Sallins housing plan

* Ronan O’Gara lines up with Rose of Tralee escorts at Newbridge Silverware

* Ivy removal puts Athy church at risk

* In the courts - Monasterevin women engage in brawl over a man: Plus comprehensive courts coverage from around the county

In Entertainment and Lifestyle:

* Special photo gallery from ‘Bill Cunningham New York’ film screening at Newbridge’s Riverbank ARts Centre

* Monasterevin Venice of Ireland family picnic - photo special

* Coeliac-friendly dining in our ‘Chef’s Corner’

* Our bumper weekly prize crossword

In Sport:

* Close shave for Lilies against Limerick - now Sligo’s next up. We have the best match reports, analysis, player stats and photographs

* GAA Cul Camps from around the county- photo special... and much more sporting action

PLUS: Fashion, schools news, business, motoring, property, Pet Rescue, local history and the most comprehensive community notes coverage in County Kildare