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“Building Positive Rural Communities” Project

Published: Aug 16

Invitation to Best Practice Visits & Training Workshops

Dear Community Representative

FRCN invite you and members of your community to take part in the Best Practice Visits and Training Workshops that are scheduled to take place during August, September and October. These activities are part of the ‘Building Positive Rural Communities’ Project that Fermanagh Rural Community Network (FRCN) has been operating through funding from Fermanagh and Omagh PEACE IV Partnership.

The Schedule of activities is listed below include visits to a range of locations, at which you will have direct contact with projects that are making a positive benefit to the health & wellbeing of their local communities and gain knowledge and understanding of our regions culture and traditions.

A central condition of the funding for this project is that each participant has to have 26 hours meaningful, purposeful and sustained contact between persons from different communities over the lifetime of the project; therefore for the project to proceed FRCN require that participants commit to attending these activities so that they can take place – if we have no participants signed up the proposed activities will not take place.

If you require any further information or clarification please do not hesitate to contact Frances or Barry at Fermanagh Rural Community Network on tel. no. 028 6632 7006 or by email: info@fermanaghrcn.org

Looking forward to continuing to support you and members of your organisation through the ‘Building Positive Rural Communities’ Project.

BEST PRACTICE VISITS

Topic: Health & Wellbeing Projects
Date: Thursday 29th August
Locations: Bogside & Brandywell Health Forum and Vineyard Compassion Coleraine
Time: Departing Enniskillen at 9am returning at 7pm

Topic: Culture & Heritage Projects
Date: Saturday 7th September
Locations: Dan Winter’s Cottage, Loughgall and both St. Patrick’s Cathedrals in Armagh
Time: Departing Enniskillen at 9am returning at 6pm

Topic: Community Hubs/Basic Service Provision Projects including a workshop on ‘Managing & Sustaining Your Community Building’
Date: Thursday 12th September
Locations: Loughview Centre, Loughmacrory and Community Hub, Beragh
Time: Departing Enniskillen at 4pm returning at 10pm

FUNDING & TRAINING WORKSHOP

Topic: ‘Charity Registration and Monitoring Returns’
Date: Thursday 26th September
Location: Larganess Centre, 28 Mill Road, Tully, Florencecourt BT92 1FN
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

PROJECT CLOSURE VISIT to HISTORICAL SITES
Date: Saturday 5th October
Locations: Battle of Boyne Visitor Centre and Croke Park, Dublin
Time: Departing Enniskillen at 9am returning at 10pm

There is no charge for attending any of these events;
Free Transport departing from Enniskillen to all visits;
Any entrance fees required are being paid by the project.

If you and other members of your community are interested in participating on these visits please contact Fermanagh Rural Community Network by Tuesday 27th August 2019 on tel. no. 028 6632 7006 or by email: info@fermanaghrcn.org

“This project is supported by the European Union’s Peace IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB)”