Tramore/Waterford City West MD Meeting Report

Waterford PPN: Tramore – Waterford City West Municipal meeting 26th April 2018 The Majestic Hotel, Tramore Meeting report Summary A well attended meeting; Garrett Wyse elected as Tramore – Waterford City West Secretariat PPN rep; good WAP SICAP and Recycling presentations; good PPN updates on Older Persons Council (was Age Friendly Network) from Noreen McGrath,…

Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy – Report

Report by PPN Rep Ray Mc Grath The Southern Regional Assembly is in the process of making a Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy for the whole of the Southern Region to support the implementation of the emerging National Planning Framework (Ireland 2040). The RSES/PPN meeting in Cork on Wednesday Jan 31, 2018.  The Southern Regional Assembly…

PPN Workshop on Local Responses to Climate Action- Creating Sustainable Communities

Over 120 people attended a very informative workshop organised by Waterford Public Participation Network (PPN) together with Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford PPNs in collaboration with the Irish Environmental Network. The workshop took place in Kilkenny Ormond Hotel on Saturday 23rd, to highlight what local people in the South East can do to combat Climate…

Supporting Communities Fund 2018

Waterford City & County Council Supporting Communities Fund 2018 Closing date for applications is Wednesday 28th February 2018 – No applications will be accepted after this date Waterford City & County Council is committed to encouraging communities and empowering residents to make a difference to their areas. To support this, the Council is inviting applications…

Secretariat Decisions September 2016 – September 2017

List of decisions made by Waterford PPN Secretariat September 2016 – September 2017 The Secretariat undertook a Training Needs Analysis which resulted in a tailored Training programme for 2017. Training courses are running until the end of the year when the Secretariat will review the programme and consider a programme for 2018. A successful 2016…

Vacancies – Waterford PPN

Waterford PPN has the following vacancies available (Please note these are voluntary positions but any travel expenses incurred will be covered (T & Cs apply) PPN Secretariat – Social Inclusion Rep The Secretariat usually meets 6-8 times a year of an evening; There is work involved covering such issues/sub committees as the Annual Community &…

PUBLIC CONSULTATION: National Public Library Strategy Outline 2018-2022

The Department of Housing Planning, Community and Local Government, in conjunction with the Local Government Management Agency and the Libraries Development Committee, has commenced the development of a new 5 year strategy for the public library service in Ireland. As part of their early consultation on developing the new strategy, they have invited Public Participation…

Metro Members Meeting Report

Waterford PPN Metropolitan Plenary meeting 18th May 2017 The Viking Ramada Hotel, Waterford Meeting report Summary A well attended meeting; good LAWCO presentation and PPN updates on JPC/CSNs, Greenway, Age Friendly Network, FLAG and Environment working group; various action points to be followed up. Detail Meeting (facilitated by John Hawkes, PPN Programmes Coordinator) opened with…

Vacancy PPN Rep- Board of Waterford Sports Partnership

Waterford Sports Partnership – PPN Representatives Waterford Sports Partnership (WSP) has four PPN positions on its Board (Sports Club, Youth, Disability and Community) and is seeking expressions of interest from the Waterford PPN to replace the recently vacated PPN Sports Club position. PPN Sports Club Representative – Ideal profile of PPN representative on WSP Board……

Public Meeting – Joint Policing Committee

The Waterford Joint Policing Committee will hold a public meeting on 12th June 2017 in the Park Hotel, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford at 7pm. The theme is “Improving public safety, crime prevention and personal safety through working with communities”. Members of the public are welcome to attend. A workshop will be held followed by answers to…

Dungarvan/Lismore MD Report

Waterford Public Participation Network (PPN): Dungarvan and Lismore Plenary meeting 26th April 2017 The Park Hotel, Dungarvan Meeting report Summary A relatively well attended meeting including Gardai representatives; Social Enterprise presentation and PPN programme updates inc. FLAG; good discussion on JPC/Community Safety Networks; concerns about PPN role/involvement in the Greenway. Detail Meeting (facilitated by Michael…