Seeking Members to join the 8 Local Community Growth Partnership Boards Targeted Open Call Seeking Members to join the 8 Local Community Growth Partnership Boards Have you the energy and commitment to get involved in the development of your community. This is an opportunity to do so; Derry City and Strabane District Council is leading the way in Local Community Planning, one of only two Councils taking community planning to a local level. Following a comprehensive, co-design consultation process the Local Community Growth Partnerships will oversee service delivery at a local level. The implementation of this innovative process will ensure social, economic and environmental interventions are achieved for local people at a local level by working collaboratively through effective partnerships to achieve long term results. The commitment to develop 8 local community growth partnerships for the Derry City and Strabane District Council area will ensure that people and communities are genuinely involved in the decisions which affect them. The 8 Local Community Planning areas are; Sperrin, Derg, Faughan, Strabane Town, Ballyarnett, Moor, Waterside and Foyleside. The Local Community Growth Partnerships will oversee the Local Community Growth Plan for the particular DEA. Community representatives will bring skills and experience of the various thematic areas, in addition to a high level of commitment to their local community. NICVA’s Social Enterprise Sector Matters will be supporting the targeted nomination process. Nomination forms and information packs are available to download at: http://growderrystrabane.com/ open-call-opportunity Alternatively, hard copies can be provided by contacting Community Development at Derry City and Strabane District Council Community Development Section 028 71 253253 Ext 6994. Please note that completed nomination forms must be returned to Sector Matters, on or before Friday, 28th September 2018 at 4pm.