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Digital Skills for Citizens Scheme

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership is providing  FREE basic digital skills training under the Digital Skills for Citizens Scheme. Training is targeted to people over 45, farming communities, small business owners, unemployed persons with disabilities and disadvantaged groups. Courses will commence in October in Castletownroche, Fermoy and Mallow, so please contact 022 46580 to book your place. …

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An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visits LEADER funded Badger and Dodo

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership would like to congratulate Brock Lewin and his wife Claire Cliffe-Lewin, owners of Badger & Dodo Boutique Coffee Roasters, and their family, on the recent visit by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the company of Cork East Fine Gael candidate Pa O’Driscoll to their roaster near Fermoy on August 1st. Avondhu Blackwater …

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Cork County Council Community Involvement Scheme 2019

Cork County Council is now accepting applications for the Community Involvement Scheme, a joint venture approach between the Council and local communities, to carry out improvement works on suitable Regional and Local roads.   Under this scheme the local community contributes 15% towards the estimated cost of the works and the Council carries out the …

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Patrick’s work at Rathcormac graveyard commended

Patrick Cahill from Kildinan is a Tús worker with Avondhu Blackwater Partnership and has recently done a major clean-up of the old graveyard in Rathcormac, as well as maintaining it regularly.  A number of calls have been received by the Avondhu Blackwater Partnership office staff from locals who wanted to commend Patrick’s work. “Patrick takes …

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Environment and Nature Fund- Sustainable Communities

With match funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), The Community Foundation for Ireland has added €100,000 to its commitment to support sustainability through their Environment and Nature Fund. In total the fund will award €300,000 to community groups tackling environmental issues. The benefits of reducing consumption and improving waste practices will assist communities socially, environmentally and …

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Environment and Nature Fund 2019

The grants scheme has been devised to enhance biodiversity in communities throughout the country by combining the expertise of qualified ecologists with the skills, experience and enthusiasm of local community groups. Timeline:                 Opening Date for applications                      17 May 2019 Closing Date for applications                        28 June 2019 Grants …

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Cork Bike Week 2019 – Club & Community Event Applications

Cork Bike Week will take place from Saturday 22nd June until Sunday 30th June 2019. With events taking place throughout Cork City and County during the week long cycling celebration, this year promises to be the biggest and best yet with an ever increasing diverse range of cycling activities for people of all ages and abilities to take part …

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