Leitrim Bid for Volunteer Centre

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Do you think that there is a need for a dedicated Volunteer Centre in Leitrim?
Leitrim Development Company is currently applying for a Volunteer Centre for Leitrim. A Volunteer Centre provides a link between people interested in volunteering and non-profit groups looking for volunteers. These  centres advertise for volunteers on behalf of groups and refer interested people to these groups.  A volunteer centre would have dedicated staff and facilities to carry out this service and others that would help community groups.
In order to assist with this, Leitrim Development Company would be grateful if your group, could take the time to fill out the questionnaire below and return it to them by the 18th May 2018.

A Life-Saving List for Leitrim

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Public defibrillators are a valuable resource for communities in the event of an emergency. Recent community meetings have highlighted the fact that there is no central list of the location of these units in Leitrim. Leitrim PPN is involved in a cooperative project with Leitrim Volunteering Information Service (VIS) and  supported by the National Ambulance Service (NAS) aiming to rectify this. We need your help.

Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018

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Leitrim County Council is now inviting Expressions of Interest from town/village community and business interests for inclusion in The Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018. The Scheme has an allocation of €15 Million and is an initiative under the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development, Realising our Rural Potential, and the recently announced Project Ireland 2040, and is designed to help rural Ireland achieve its full economic and social potential. It is part of a package of national and local support measures to rejuvenate rural towns and villages throughout Ireland.
Closing date for Expressions of Interest is 4 pm on Wednesday 23rd May. Read on for more details and form.

Use Your Brain Not Your Fists Launched

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“Use Your Brain Not Your Fists” is an initiative by young people for young people, reflecting the dire consequences of momentary senseless madness, more often than not as a result of alcohol and or substance abuse. The content is powerful and thought-provoking and has been inspired and motivated by the death of Andrew Dolan from Carrick and the catastrophic injuries suffered by Shane Grogan from Tuam, following senseless and unprovoked attacks.’