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PPN Bulletin

If you missed John Redmond, a member of the Lakeglen Residents’ Association and a member of the PPN Secretariat, speaking to John Healy on Northside Today, on Near FM, you can listen back here.  

We will be talking to Gary Kearney, who is your elected representative on the Transport and Travel SPC, on the show:  Viva Vox:  A disability show with a difference very soon.

We now have 220 re-registered organisations in Dublin City PPN and we would like to ask you all to please Save the Date for our online plenary, on Thursday 27 May, from 7.00pm – 9.00pm 

More information and updates to come.

If you would like to join in the Planning/Environmental/Travel and Transport Linkage groups, or the disability thematic group, please reply to this email and we can add you into the groups.  More information on linkage groups for Arts, Finance, Housing and Enterprise coming soon and you can find out about all the SPCs here.

Training Resources

Our colleagues in DLRPPN have a “digital skills for beginners” course starting this Monday for complete beginners.  This FREE course is open to all beginners and is an excellent resource.  The sessions will cover Zoom/Facebook/Twitter and how to take photographs and videos with your mobile phone and you can sign up here.

Further training for organisations and individuals is always available from Volunteer Ireland, The Wheel, The Carmichael Centre.  For example, Volunteer Ireland have a a course on 23 March called “Fundamentals of Virtual Volunteering” and you can sign up to the course on Eventbrite here.

If your organisation has a training resource you would like to share with the PPN, please email us, or contact us on Facebook and Twitter. If you use Twitter, you can use the hashtag #DCPPN and we will share it in next week’s PPN Bulletin.

Dublin City Council Updates

Dublin City Council are hosting an online survey to find out how people are using parks in Dublin during the pandemic.  The research is in partnership with DCU and if you would like to take part in this, go here.

Dublin City Council have a consultation hub, which helps citizens and organisations find and participate in consultations that may be of interest.  There are currently five open consultations at present and you can find out more about them here.

Change for Life 2021
Dublin City Sport and Wellbeing Partnership has launched its Change for Life campaign virtually this year, and you can find out more and sign up here. This is an 8 week journey towards health and happiness, through fitness classes and nutrition talks. 

Strength in using a common structure.