SPC Environment, Biodiversity & Climate Action Meeting – September 2020

Waterford City and County Council Environment, Biodiversity & Climate Action Strategic Policy Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 15th December 2020 at 2.30 p.m. Online Meeting Attended by:  Uju and Bríd Notes: 1: Minutes of meeting held on 23rd September 2020 – Adopted 2: Matter arising – None 3:  Upland Burning of heather – Liam Brazil…

CE Funding from WWETB -Closing Nov 19th

OPEN CALL FOR FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATING AGAINST EDUCATIONAL DISADVANTAGE FUND Closing November 19th 2020 Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF) aim is to provide funding to support educationally disadvantage learners in accessing and participating in community education ELIGIBLE FUNDING CRITERIA Listed as follows are four categories eligible for funding consideration. Applications should be considered…

Back on track: Vision for Community Wellbeing being developed for Waterford City and County

Waterford PPN recommences work on a Vision for Community Wellbeing for Waterford. Virtual workshops to take place throughout November, community groups encouraged to take part. Initiative to support long term community response to Covid-19. What do we need for the wellbeing of the communities across Waterford City and County? That is the question being posed…

Waterford PPN: Invitation to Tender

Invitation to Tender for Support in Delivery of Waterford Wellbeing Vision Statement   Waterford PPN wishes to engage a consultant to carry out the Waterford Wellbeing Vision Statement in collaboration with Waterford PPN Staff & Working Group Background: Waterford PPN is an independent network of community, voluntary, social inclusion and environmental organisations, working to build…

Manual for Not-for-Profit Returning to Operations – Covid-19

The decision to return and re-open operations poses a particular challenge for the not-for-profit sector. This manual provides a generic template by which not-for-profit organisations can structure their return to operations and assemble the documentation required by Covid-19 official guidance. It enables users to work through step by step from beginning to end by completing…

Report on SDGs as a Roadmap to Recovery Post Covid19

Building Community Resilience: The SDGs as a Roadmap to Recovery Post Covid19 webinar series that took place in May 2020 Included in the report are: i) links to video recordings of the sessions, ii) a summary of documents & resources shared, iii) links to the presentations iv) a summary of both the presentations & inputs…

Health & Wellbeing

Click Here for PPN Health & Wellbeing Newsletter June 2020 Helpful Websites  To help maintain positive Mental Health https://www.mentalhealthireland.ie/ Mental Health Ireland promotes positive mental health and wellbeing to all individuals and communities https://www.yourmentalhealth.ie – HSE and Connecting for Life –Covid advice https://turn2me.ie Online Support Groups are facilitated by mental health professionals and Online Counselling is provided by…

Urgent Request from Mayor John Pratt – Covid 19

Waterford City and County Council would like to commend and support the community and volunteering response to the current Covid 19 public health emergency. To assist in addressing the needs of our most vulnerable at this time, a dedicated confidential community support helpline 1800 250 185 and email contact covidsupport@waterfordcouncil.ie has been established by Waterford…