Cork Walking Week 2015

The inaugural Cork Walking Week will take place from Sat May 16th to Sunday May 24th 2015. The week-long celebration of walking will take place throughout Cork and cater for people interested in getting active and out and about with their local walking group. The concept of the week stems from the previously successful Cork …

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Volunteering with The Crystal Project

“Cairde Maithe” is looking to recruit volunteers to visit with a matched person with dementia in their area. The project is to support social inclusion and to encourage reactivating links to the community that may have been lost in the process of the dementia diagnosis. Cairde Maithe means good friends and this concept is at …

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Dementia Information and Support for Families

Does someone in your family have Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia? The Crystal Project is holding a FREE 6 week course of information and support sessions for families of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia.

‘Healthy Food Made Easy’ Programme for Community Groups

The Health Promotion Department of the HSE South are now taking applications from suitable community groups to do our ‘Healthy Food Made Easy’ programme. This is a 6 week nutrition education programme developed by community dietitians for use with adult groups to promote healthy eating and to build simple cookery skills. The aim is to …

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Avondhu Blackwater Partnership is on the MOVE

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership are moving to their new Head Office at:   The Mill, Castletownroche, Co. Cork. Tel. No.: 022-46580 The office will re-open on Tuesday, 5th May, 2015  

Job Vacancy

JOB DESCRIPTION Job title:       Specialist Employment/Self-employment and Social Enterprise Location:       Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Reporting to:            Chief Executive Responsible for: Engaging with individuals who are unemployed, to move them closer to the labour market and improve work readiness, and support them in accessing employment and self-employment. Providing specific entrepreneurship supports and provision of pre-enterprise …

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REPS 4 Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme 2015

The 2015 REPS4 traditional farm buildings grant scheme has just opened for applications! Download the form and booklet below. The closing date for completed applications is 5pm Monday 27th April 2015.  Applications made by fax or email will not be accepted. In partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine, the Heritage Council administers …

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Brave Paul jumped for Community Connect

Gutsy Paul O’Meara recently took to the skies to raise funds for ‘Community Connect’ a local charity providing services to help older people remain independent for longer. On behalf of all of the beneficiaries availing of the befriending ‘phone service Avondhu Blackwater Partnership extend their thanks to Paul for his generosity and belief in the work of the Community Connect …

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National Spring Clean 1st – 30th April 2015

National Spring Clean is Ireland’s most popular, well recognised and successful anti-litter initiative. Now in its 17th year, the campaign encourages every sector of society to actively participate and take responsibility for litter, by actually conducting clean-ups in their own local environment. National Spring Clean traditionally takes place throughout the month of April. Last year …

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