Communities Facilities Scheme NOW OPEN

Waterford City & County Council Communities Facilities Scheme 2017 Closing date for applications is Friday 30th June 2017 No applications will be accepted after this date The Communities Facilities Scheme is targeted at disadvantaged urban and rural areas, but not exclusively so. It will fund projects that seek to enhance communities, address disadvantage and improve…

Is Your Business a Social Enterprise ??

Is your Business a Social Enterprise? Read on to find out… What is a Social Enterprise? To date, ‘Social Enterprise’ has been a fairly grey area and while many support Social Enterprise, recent studies have found that more do not know what a Social Enterprise actually is. A Social Enterprise is an enterprise 1. That…

Directory of Services/Facilities in Waterford for over 55s

The Council are in the process of making the County more Age Friendly and part of the strategy is to produce a directory of services and facilities aimed at the over 55s. In order to do this we need each organisation who provide a service to the older person to provide the following information: Name…

Noise Complaints and Control of Horses Bylaws-Have YOUR Say

The Environment SPC met on the 6th February and it was requested that Waterford PPN members be invited for their comments/views on the attached Draft Policy and Procedure for Dealing with Noise Complaints and Control of Horses Bylaws and accompanying discussion document. If you have any comments on the attached please return them to me…

PPN Vacancies

Dear Members Please see below current list of PPN representative vacancies. To express an interest or if you would like to know more about what is involved, please contact John Hawkes on jhawkes@waterfordcouncil.ie /0879809985 • Secretariat x 1 • Local Community Development Committee x 1 • Transportation & Infrastructure Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) x 1…

Election – Vote for PPN Rep on Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG)

PPN Member groups ONLY Please find below details/bios of two candidates, Donal O’ Brien and Sean Doherty who have been nominated for the Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG). FLAGs are based on the LEADER model, but with a particular emphasis on fisheries and aquaculture dependant areas, by having a local structure/committee that first draws up…

GRANTS / AWARDS / FUNDING

GRANTS / AWARDS / FUNDING The Older Persons’ Fund at The Community Foundation for Ireland is now open for applications! This year we have the following two categories that you may apply for a grant under: Inclusion of older people in active citizenship roles and Supporting older peoples’ voices at local & national level. Region:…

Report – Environment PPN Linkage Group Meeting

Meeting Report    Name of Meeting    Environment PPN Linkage group meeting  Name of PPN Rep(s):  & Note Taker   Peter O’Connor, John Galloway, Kate Moloney, Brid O’Heir  and John Hawkes   Date & Location of Meeting:    21 April 2016, Park Hotel, Dungarvan   Attendance:   PPN member groups from around the County  Two excellent…

Waterford Festival of Food Volunteers Meeting -15th – 17th April

Why not be a part of this amazing Festival.    You can do by volunteering a small amount of time. As the festival is coming upon us once again we are appealing for volunteers to help us out over the festival weekend, which this year runs from April 15th to 17th. If you would like to volunteer…

Waterford Greenway Tourism Workshop

Invitation to Waterford Greenway Tourism Workshop Date:  Wednesday 13 April Venue: Park Hotel, Dungarvan Timing: 9:30am – registration and coffee 9:45am Start 3.00pm (latest) ends As you know, the new magnificent Waterford Greenway will officially open for public use later in the year. It will be a huge addition to Waterford’s tourism portfolio as well…

IPB Community Fund – OPEN

IPB Community Fund – OPEN Please click  http://cse.ipb.ie for all information, guidelines , registration and application. ***NB: In relation to the topic of the percentages.  IPB’s contribution must equate to at least 20% of the overall project cost.  In simple terms the organisations can apply for one of the three funding amounts, and IPB’s contribution…