057 866 5661 ppn@laoiscoco.ie

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Laois PPN

What is the organisational structure of the PPN?

The PPN is made up of a broad range of member organisations including Tidy Towns groups, Residents Associations, Sports Clubs, Community Councils, Youth Clubs, Environmental Groups and many more types of social inclusion, community & voluntary groups. The PPN is the network formed by all of these groups. Membership to the PPN ensures that organisations receive important information from Laois County Council and other public bodies. The PPN facilitates the sharing of information on funding opportunities, public consultations and policy development in Laois County and it also acts as a focal point for groups with similar interests to connect with one another and share information and expertise.

What is the aim of Laois PPN?

To facilitate and enable the public and organisations to express a diverse range of views and interests within the local government system.

To facilitate the local authority in making better and more timely decisions through a structure that ensures public participation and representation on decision-making committees and bodies within local government.

Why should your group join?

Networking – Share information and learn from other community & voluntary groups in your area or sector.

Create a sense of solidarity and collative action across the county.

Elect representatives to policy making boards and committees.

Avail of free or low cost support and training in the county.

How can your group benefit?

  • Get information on funding, grants and initiatives which are of interest to your group/organisation and community
  • Be part of a new way for the local authority to consult with the general public on its plans/strategies and services, including: Local Areas plans, County Development Plans etc.
  • Elect representatives to local authority policy-making committees and influence what happens at these committees
  • Networking: share information and ideas, learn from other groups / organisations in your area or sector
  • Use the PPN’s interactive web platform to link directly with other like-minded groups and organisations across the County
  • Register with a Special Interest Group and focus on areas that interest your group

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Local Events

Mar
11
Wed
Vision for Community Wellbeing @ Midlands Park Hotel
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vision for Community Wellbeing @ Midlands Park Hotel | Portlaoise | County Laois | Ireland

VISION FOR COMMUNITY WELLBEING
LAOIS PUBLIC PARTICPATION NETWORK
11TH MARCH 2020 7:00PM
T H E M I D L A N D S P A R K H O T E L ,
P O R T L A O I S E ,
C O . L A O I S
What do we need for the wellbeing of the community of Laois?

That is the question being posed by Laois PPN, and we want to hear from all the groups and organisations in Laois.  Developing a Vision for Community Wellbeing means thinking about what we have and what we need to help Laois to be as great as it can be for us and for the many generations that follow on from ours.

Booking essential. Contact Laois PPN via phone on 057-8665661 or email ppn@laoiscoco.ie This is a FREE event. Light food and refreshments will be served.

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Laois PPN, JFL Avenue, Lyster Square, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

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