Funding Boost for Social Enterprises in Co Wicklow

County Wicklow Partnership in conjunction with the Department of Rural and Community Development Announce Funding Boost for Social Enterprises in Co Wicklow. County Wicklow Partnership are inviting applications from local social enterprises for the Small Capital Grants Scheme, announced this week by Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development , The scheme will provide grants…

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Recruitment: Two job vacancies

Employment Opportunities County Wicklow Partnership is currently recruiting for two job vacancies: a full-time Rural Recreation Officer Position and a part-time Social Prescribing & Wellbeing Co-ordinator Position. See below for a full job-decription. The deadline for receipt for applications for both posts is Monday, 7th October at 5 p.m. For more details please see the…

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Community Women’s Studies Course- Blessington & Carnew

County Wicklow Partnerships’ SICAP Programme, in collaboration with Glending Community Development Group, Carnew Hub and KWETB, will be delivering two free 8 week Community Studies Women’s course in both Blessington and Carnew. Please find details below in poster attached. For more information or to enroll on this free course please contact Mary Millett on 087…

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Sukhvinder Kaur, CWP Wicklow Nominee, Award winner at National ILDN Awards

Nominated and supported by County Wicklow Partnership Sukhvinder Kaur, an inspiring entrepreneur from Wicklow, with her business ‘Sukhi India’, proudly represented Wicklow and the Leinster Region at the 2019 Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) National Back to Work Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA) Awards in the Tullamore Court Hotel last night, the 16th of May. Sukhvinder was…

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Film Course Showcase event

Well done and congratulations to the participants who completed the Film Studies course in Glenealy IT this week. They held a showcase event last Thursday night (4th April 2019) which demonstrated the great journey they have been on which culminated in the creation of inspiring, creative and engaging short films which were premiered on the night! Credit…

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Recruitment: Part-time SICAP Community Development Officer

Employment Opportunity Part-time SICAP Community Development Officer   County Wicklow Community Partnership CLG is a Local Development Company that delivers a range of social inclusion, enterprise, employment and community development programmes for individuals and communities in County Wicklow. County Wicklow Partnership has been awarded the contract to deliver the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme…

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Walks Scheme Open for New Participants

    The Department of Rural and Community Development has recently announced the re-opening of the National Walks Scheme for new participants to join the scheme. The National Walks Scheme facilitates the development and maintenance of many of Ireland’s walking trails.  The scheme assists in the provision of high quality walking trails by private landholders…

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Garda Youth Awards

Garda Youth Awards 2019 Deserving young people from across the county were honoured at the fourth annual Wicklow Garda Youth Awards on the 8th of March in the Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy. County Wicklow Partnerships SICAP programme was one of the proud sponsors of the event. Young people who, by their very presence, make their communities…

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Information Workshops for Community Grant Schemes 2019

ACCESS FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS FOR YOUR AREA INFORMATION WORKSHOPS FOR  COMMUNITY GRANT SCHEMES IN 2019 LEADER TOWN AND VILLAGE RENEWAL SCHEME RURAL REGENERATION & DEVELOPMENT FUND URBAN REGENERATION & DEVELOPMENT FUND OUTDOOR RECREATION SCHEME Funding Workshops will be run by Wicklow County Council and County Wicklow Partnership on the following dates to provide information…

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Outdoor Recreation Strategy – Public Feed In

The County Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Committee developed the first County Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Strategy in 2009 which had a very positive impact on the development and management of outdoor recreation in the county.  We now welcome your feedback to inform the development of the County Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Strategy 2019 to 2024.  This strategy will…

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Wicklow Trails Passport Launched

County Wicklow Partnership are delighted to launch the Wicklow Trails Passport.  This pilot project, developed using funds from Healthy Ireland, will encourage families located in the Rathdrum area to get out and discover trails in their local community.   The goal of this project will be to encourage families to discover and use walking trails…

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Job Vacancy- Tus Supervisor December 18

The Tús programme is a community work placement initiative managed by Co Wicklow Partnership on behalf of the Department of Social Protection. Key Responsibilities: A key task of the Supervisor is the management of the work performance of the participants in his/her allocated area to establish that quality outputs are achieved from the work placement.  …

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Job Vacancy- SICAP OUTREACH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER DECEMBER 18

PERSON SPECIFICATION FOR THE POST OF: SICAP OUTREACH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER Purpose of the Post The Outreach Community Development Worker will be responsible for: ·  Establishing contact with individuals and groups in local communities especially disadvantaged communities targeted under SICAP 2018 – 2022 · Supporting local communities in collective action to address local issues and develop community…

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Upcoming courses in Carnew

SICAP is running FREE courses in Carnew!! Barista Skills course starting 21st November for 4 week duration on Wednesdays and Thursdays 9.30am-3.30pm Hair & Beauty Taster course, 12th, 13th 15th November 9.30am-2pm Sugarcraft Worshop 14th November 9.30am-2pm Safepass Training 20th November 8am sharp- 5pm Contact Kay or Gillian for more information on 0402 20955

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Over €1 million in LEADER funding allocated to projects in Co. Wicklow

Community groups and local businesses in County Wicklow have benefited from over €1 million euro in LEADER funding since the programme commenced in November 2017. Despite a delayed start the LEADER / Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014 -2020 is gaining significant momentum in Wicklow and approximately 22% of the overall project budget of €4.6 million…

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JOB VACANCY: AUGUST 2018 – Rural Development Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)

JOB VACANCY: AUGUST 2018   Post:                           Rural Development Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)   Reporting to:             Chief Executive Officer   Overall purpose of the job:    The Rural Development Officer will work on the implementation of the Local Development Strategy for the delivery of the LEADER / Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020 (RDP)…

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FREE Social Media Training Course for Tourism Businesses

        Co Wicklow Partnership is running a free social media training programme to support Wicklow-based tourism businesses and not-for-profit enterprises. The training programme will assist tourism businesses build their social media profiles and gain practical skills with the aim of attracting more visitors to Wicklow. Training will be delivered in two stages. Stage…

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LEADER Programme 2014 – 2020: Information on making a LEADER Application

LEADER Programme 2014 – 2020 Information on making a LEADER Application County Wicklow Partnership (CWP) on behalf of Wicklow Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is welcoming applications to the LEADER Rural Development Programme from communities and enterprises across county Wicklow. You are welcome to contact a County Wicklow Partnership LEADER Development Officer for advice and guidance…

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New! LEADER Grant Funding Announcement NOV 2017

LEADER (2014-2020) Wicklow Partnership as the implementing partner of the Wicklow LCDC for LEADER is pleased to announce is delighted to announce that LEADER Grant funding is now available to be applied on a ‘Rolling’ basis. LEADER (2014-2020) Sub-themes are Rural Tourism; Enterprise Development; Rural Towns; Broadband; Basic Services (Hard to Reach Communities); Rural Youth,…

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Wicklow Community Directory

Get listed on the directory for free if you are a not-for-profit group, club, public service or education provider operating anywhere in Co. Wicklow. Post your news and upcoming events on the What’s On page. Its easy to do and it’s free! Find out more at www.wicklowcommunitydirectory.ie

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Community Services Programme – Social Enterprises

  Are you a social enterprise operating in county Wicklow? County Wicklow Partnership has been invited by the Department of Social Protection / Pobal to submit an Expression of Interest from a selected social enterprise company from the rural area in Co. Wicklow (all of the county outside of Bray and Greystones)  to be considered for…

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Are you interested in researching the history of your local area?

Are you interested in researching the history of your local area? Would you like to learn how to capture oral history through effective interview techniques? County Wicklow Partnership is offering a free course in ‘Researching Your Local Area History’ For further information please contact info@wicklowpartnership.ie   or phone 0402 20955 Extended Closing Date – Wednesday 25th of…

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Newsletter

We have  published our company newsletter and it is available to download, click here to download (650KB) CWP Summer Newsletter 2015 CWP NEWSLETTER WINTER 2014 CWP Newsletter April 2014 CWP Newsletter Summer 2014

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Women of The World

Women of the World An Intercultural Women’s Group who meet weekly to learn, be creative and share experiences Ceramics & Mosaics Project No experience necessary/absolute beginners welcome When: Friday’s, 10.00 – 12.00am Where: Arklow Presbyterian Church, Dublin Road, Arklow. For More information: contact Frances on 0402 20955 or 085 800 6872

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Innovation and Idea Generation Seminar

This Seminar took place on the 5th of July at The Glendalough Hotel from 10am – 2pm. This practical seminar helped participants identify gaps in their product or service and showed them how to be innovative in creating solutions to fill these gaps. The workshop was run by Sean McNulty of Innovator.ie, who has vast…

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