13 Wexford Communities Share €266,000 LEADER Funding

€266,000.00 funding has been awarded to Wexford communities by the Local Community Development Committee under the LEADER Programme 2014-2020.  Approved projects support the development of local arts and culture activities and facilities for young people.     Award recipients include the Enniscorthy Street Rhythms Dance Festival who will use the funding to purchase a new custom […]

Wexford Communities say it’s time for play!

13 local groups share almost €380k of LEADER funding to support the development of play facilities.   Wexford Local Development (WLD) and Wexford Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) have today announced the allocation of €379,714 towards the costs of developing ten new playgrounds, one multi user games area and two outdoor gyms in County Wexford.   Thirteen […]

Community Leadership & Capacity Building Training

Wexford Local Development is tendering for the delivery of community leadership and capacity building training for the voluntary and community sector in County Wexford.  The training will be funded under the LEADER 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme. The overall aim of the training is to foster future leadership within the voluntary, community sector, helping to build […]

Invitation to Tender: Area/Village Enhancement Training Programme

WLD are seeking tenders for the delivery of an Area/Village Enhancement Training Programme in Co. Wexford.  This programme provides an opportunity to empower communities to identify enhancements reflective of the communities make up and to plan to manage implementation of the same.  A community could encompass a specific housing estate, one small area of a […]

Climate Change & Environment Advisory Guide

The Rural Development 2014 – 2020 EU Legislation sets out that all the Rural Development Priorities shall contribute to the cross-cutting objectives of climate change, environment and innovation mitigation and adaption.  Accordingly, these three cross-cutting themes are central to the LEADER Programme 2014 – 2020 that will provide €250 million to rural communities over the […]

WLD at Wexford Business Expo 2015!

The 2015 Wexford Business Expo takes place on Thursday next, 10th September 2015 at Wexford County Hall, Newtown Road, Wexford, from 10am-6pm. This event promises to be the event of the year for businesses right across the county.  The theme this year is “Capitalising on the Economic Recovery” and will provide attendees with access to […]

2015 Wexford Business Awards Finalists Announced

2015 Wexford Business Awards Finalists Announced  Innovation, determination and energy is what Wexford Business is all about Wexford’s most innovative and resilient businesses from retail to manufacturing have been announced as finalists in the 2015 Wexford Business Awards. Businesses shortlisted this year range from start-ups to family businesses and well-known companies including retailers, manufacturers, training […]

WLD conducts Evaluation of Rural Development/LEADER Programme

WLD are currently conducting an evaluation of the current Rural Development/LEADER Programme.  Every project funded under this programme will receive a questionnaire for completion.  If you have completed a project under the RDP and wish to submit the questionnaire online, please return the relevant document below to:  edake@wld.ie Community Questionnaire Enterprise Questionnaire