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Co-Design Workshops

Open Invite to PEACEPLUS Theme 1.1 DCSD Council Phase 2 Co-design workshops.

Derry City and Strabane District Council have been engaged since April 2022 in the Co-design process for Theme 1.1 of the PEACEPLUS Programme. Phase 1 public/community workshops in May/June/July engaged approximately 200 participants from over 130 organisations across the city and district. 95 Concept Forms from 62 organisations were received for the 19th August deadline which closed Phase 1 of the Co-design process. Engagement with the co-design process has been excellent.

SEUPB has confirmed that DCSDC has an allocation to bid for €9,254,427 (estimated £7,763,631) with relevant cross-community projects. The total ‘ask’ on Concept forms from the council area was almost 4 times the available budget for the bid. The bid is to be submitted in ‘early 2023’.

Phase 2 of the Co-Design process will focus on going back to the community with the collective ideas and prioritising the best fit of ideas with the programme requirements. All organisations should note this process is done in the public interest and ultimately projects included in the bid will be publicly, competitively and openly tendered/procured once funding is secured.

All the phase 2 workshops (below) are open to the public. Advance registration is not required – just turn up. Tea/Coffee will be provided. If you have any particular access/equality requirements please contact [email protected] in advance.

Date

Time (2 hr slot)

Venue*

DEA/LCGP Area

Wednesday 21st  September

10am – 12pm

Ballymagroarty Community Centre, Shaws Court

Outer West Area

2-4pm

Ebrington Theatre

Waterside 

7pm – 9pm

Derg Valley Care

Derg

Thursday 22nd  September

10am – 12pm

Galliagh Community Centre

Ballyarnett

2pm – 4pm

Drummond Centre, Donemana

Sperrin

Wednesday 28th September

10am – 12pm

Civic room, Strabane Library

Strabane

2pm – 4pm

Mullabuoy Community Centre, Lettershandoney

Faughan DEA

Thursday 29th September

10am – 12pm

Verbal Arts Centre

The Moor

2pm – 4pm

St.Columb’s Park House

S75/Thematic