Welcome to this edition of GCCN Network News. Below we have information on:
Information on the public Joint Policing Committee meeting – Nov 26th
The second reminder of the GCCN Plenary meeting in December
A reminder of the GCCN Induction Meetings
Invitation to a free Permaculture Workshop
A reminder to re-register with GCCN (if you have not already done so)
Invitation to two workshop on Improving Your Home Energy Efficiency
Public Meeting of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee A Public Meeting of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee will be held in the Westside Community Centre at 7pm on Monday 26th November 2018. For more information click on the link below
GCCN Plenary & Community Celebration The final GCCN Plenary meeting of 2018 will take place on December 5th at 6.30pm (registration from 6pm) in the Menlo Park Hotel. As has become the tradition, the members meeting will take place from 6.30pm to 8pm and it will be followed by a celebration of the contribution made by GCCN members in 2018. We hope to see you there. Register below
GCCN Induction Meetings Galway City Community Network will hold two Induction Sessions in November. You are welcome to attend on Wednesday November 28th at 7pm or Thursday November 29th at 11am in the Westside Community Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Road
These sessions will go back to basics and cover: • What is a Public Participatory Network? • What does Galway City Community Network do? • What are the GCCN structures? • How do you become a GCCN representative?
The sessions are for GCCN members and non-members that would like to learn a little about GCCN
Please register below so we can ensure to have enough biscuits!!
Free PERMACULTURE WORKSHOP How to turn a concrete yard/backgarden into an edible and biodiverse oasis with Permaculture Trainer – Hannah Mole in the old national school, Presentation Road on Saturday November 24th 10am – 4.30pm
Galway City Community Network is subject to the the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations).
To ensure that the GCCN Membership Database is up-to-date and compliant with GDPR, we are required by the Department of Rural and Community Development to re-register all members – even those of you that have recently registered.
If you have re-registered since October 5th there is no need to register again.
If you are unsure or if you have any questions or queries or you require any support please do not hesitate to get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
Galway Energy Co Op holding two free public events on Improving Your Home Energy Efficiency. The events will highlight the various grants and support schemes for carrying out home energy improvements as part of a community scheme.
Monday 26th November – Westside Resource Centre, 7pm to 9pm.
Thursday November 22 – The SCCUL Enterprise Centre, Ballybane
The Galway Energy Co-op is a member of “Sustainable Energy Communities”, a movement which is growing throughout Ireland and is supported by the Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI). Formed in 2018 to make the public aware of the options for cheaper and cleaner energy, its long-term goal is to provide employment and to democratise the provision of energy in Galway while also working for a clean energy, carbon-free environment in our city. In addition to improvements carried out through community schemes, the group will also highlight the paybacks from the standard domestic household grant scheme.
The events are free but registration is necessary – follow the links below