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Mayo PPN

Mayo PPN

September 30 · Issue #1 · View online

Welcome to the Mayo PPN newsletter with up-to-date information on the latest funding and training opportunities, notices of current consultations and relevant news from the Community & Voluntary, Social Inclusion and Environmental sectors.

All the latest information from the Community & Voluntary, Non Profit and Environmental Sector in Mayo. Information on legislation, funding, compliance and local events

New Website
We are pleased to launch our new website.  We have a forum on the website where we can hear your views on the issues that matter most to you. We welcome contributions from all registered community & Voluntary groups. If you could also join us on Social Media, you can find us on Facebook or Twitter. We are happy to share events and news that are relevant to communities across Mayo.
Check out our New Website.
Check out our New Website.
Under the latest LEADER programme there will be an Independent Evaluation Committee with PPN representation. We are looking for interested and suitably qualified representatives to put themselves forward to be on these committees. We are looking for members from the Social Inclusion pillar and The Environmental pillar to send us in a one page proposal with a short Bio telling us why they feel suitable to be on the Committee. There is a monthly time commitment involved. The shortlisted candidates will be voted in by the PPN members. Please send in a one page submission to
The latest news on Funding in Mayo is. The LEADER information sessions took place around Mayo throughout September. For further information on Criteria to apply click on the following link
Go for Life Grants.
Age and Opportunity work with public and private partners to deliver established innovative programmes like the Bealtaine arts festival, and Go for Life - the national sports programme for older people.  They are also developing a series of exciting positive ageing programmes. Major partners include the HSE, the Irish Sports Council and the Arts Council. For further grant information, click here.
National Drugs Strategy.
A new National Drugs Strategy is being developed by the Department of Health and will set out Government policy on tackling the drug problem from 2017 onwards. This new strategy is important for all of us; service users, individuals, families, communities and our society as a whole.
A public consultation will run between 6th September and 18th October 2016. The public’s views are being sought on the drugs issue in Ireland to help inform the new Strategy.
You can  you give your opinion by 5pm on 18th October 2016, in one of the following ways:
Using this questionnaire.
Visit :
Call : 1890 100 053
Write to : National Drugs Strategy, P.O. Box 12778, Glenageary, Co. Dublin
Email : 
Keep up to date with the latest on Garda Vetting and The Governance Code and the Charity regulator by clicking on these links.
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