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Sligo PPN Digital Training Academy

Sligo PPN Digital Training Academy

Sligo PPN, in partnership with the Digital Training Institute, are delighted to launch our Sligo PPN Digital Training Academy. This project was developed in response to the overwhelming ask for Social Media support that emerged as part of our 2020 Needs Analysis. With...

COOK ALONG WITH EILEEN

COOK ALONG WITH EILEEN

COOK ALONG WITH EILEEN Sligo County Council's Age Friendly Programme, in conjunction with Healthy Ireland is hosting an online cookery programme for older people as part of the Sligo COVID Community Resilience Plan.   If you are interested in trying something new...

Updated Level 5 Restrictions

Updated Level 5 Restrictions

Under the updated Level 5 restrictions, the public health risk means that you will be asked to stay at home, except for travel for work, education or other essential purposes, or to take exercise within 5km of home. There will be no gatherings other than small numbers...

Sligo PPN Christmas Newsletter

Sligo PPN Christmas Newsletter

Our Christmas Newsletter is now out, letting you know; What the PPN has been up to and what to watch out for Current Funding Information Sligo PPN Virtual AGM Update Updates from our Member Groups CLICK HERE to view

Funding Digest December 2020- January 2021

The funding digest for Sligo has just come through to us with 11 grants available for community groups between now and Jan 2021. Fundingpoint Local Access - Sligo PPN, Dec 2020 - Jan 2021    

Sligo PPN AGM

On Thursday 26 November, Sligo PPN hosted their 2020 AGM/Plenary for member groups. Despite the event being an online forum, once again the Sligo community showed up in great force with over 80 people in attendance. While in normal times, the AGM is a very interactive...

Sligo PPN Annual Report

Sligo PPN Annual Report

To read about some of the work that Sligo PPN has been doing on behalf of member groups across 2020 CLICK HERE

PPN Training Needs Survey

PPN Training Needs Survey

Sligo PPN are working to put together a training programme between Oct-Jan to try & best meet the needs of our member groups & the wider community as you all navigate re-opening under changing demands. Take 2 mins to complete our survey at;...

Autumn Newsletter

Autumn Newsletter

Our Autumn Newsletter is now out, letting you know; What the PPN has been up to and what to watch out for Current Funding Information Online Training Opportunities Updates from our Member Groups CLICK HERE to view

Strategic Policy Committees : Representative Updates

Strategic Policy Committees : Representative Updates

Your community repersentatives play a vital role in representing the view of the community at strategic policy level. Your SPC reps recently attended the first meetings of the new SPC scheme. CLICK HERE to read the updates from SPC 2 Reps  CLICK HERE to read the...

Call For Nominations – Sligo Disability Consultative Committee

  Nominations are being sought for a Sligo PPN member to stand for election to represent the Sligo community on the Disability Consultative Committee.   While the nomination call is open across all 3 PPN colleges,  generally members should be from a disability...

Offering Support to Homeless People under Covid-19

Offering Support to Homeless People under Covid-19

The issue of homelessness is one that is particularly complex and challenging as we try to keep people safe under Covid-19.   Here are some links that let you know how you can help homeless people through the crisis   7 Best Ways to Support Local Homeless...

Sligo Ageing Well from Home Exercise Leaflet

Sligo Ageing Well from Home Exercise Leaflet

We hope you are keeping safe and well in your home. Staying active is good for wellbeing and we are delighted to bring you this ‘Sligo Ageing Well from Home Exercise’ leaflet. We are teaming up with the Francie Boylan Show on Ocean FM to bring the exercises into your...

Update From SPC2 Environment and Infrastructure: March 2020

Update From SPC2 Environment and Infrastructure: March 2020

Sligo PPN Community Representative Update Update from SPC2 : Environment & Infrastructure March 2020 Provided by Community & Voluntary Rep Sharon Eastwood   Warm welcome was received by all for the newly elected PPN reps at the recent Environment &...

Vision For Wellbeing

Vision For Wellbeing

CLICK HERE to read the latest PPN press release on our Health and Wellbeing Vision process

Tax Clearance Advice for Funding Applications

Tax Clearance Advice for Funding Applications

As the 2021 grant rounds open, all groups will need to make sure they have a tax clearance certificate to claim funding CLICK HERE to see our simple guide to getting your tax clearance certificate  

Community Insurance – Questions for Candidates

Community Insurance – Questions for Candidates

Sligo PPN have been working with the Alliance for Insurance Reform to try and reduce insurance costs for community groups. As a general election is called this is your chance to ask candidates how they intend to support the community sector on this issue CLICK HERE...

JOHN SWEENEY ON CLIMATE CHANGE

JOHN SWEENEY ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The Sligo PPN environment college were lucky enough to entice Professor John Sweeney to act as keynote speaker at a recent Climate Change in Sligo event. To watch John's speech in full CLICK HERE

Vision For Community Wellbeing

Vision For Community Wellbeing

BACKGROUND Wellbeing is an increasingly common term that can describe wider conditions than good physical and mental health, which we need as individual and communities to have a better quality of life, a healthier environment and increased prosperity. Some of these...

Community Insurance Impact Survey

Community Insurance Impact Survey

PPNs around the country have been working to assess the impact that rising insurance costs are having on the community and voluntary sector. Over 750 community groups have completed the survey with some startling results that show the crisis these costs are having on...

Sligo PPN Promotional Video

Check out our PPN promotional video to hear why some of our member groups joined up https://www.facebook.com/sligoppn/videos/303014383678973/

Sligo Draft Climate Adaptation Plan

Sligo Draft Climate Adaptation Plan

Sligo County Council have launched the Sligo Draft Climate Adaptation Plan Do not miss your chance to influence how we help protect the natural environment for future generations make a submission to climate@sligococo.ie by 26 July

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