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In This Together Campaign

What's Happening In Westmeath

Comhairle na nOg initiative that encourages young people to prepare posters/ stories about the ‘good’ in their Communities during COVID19. Befriending Service More than 130 older, isolated people in Westmeath receive befriending phone calls on a weekly basis, some on a daily basis. Healthy Ireland Keep up to date with all our events online. Watch our series of Healthy Ireland talks delivered online. Book Clinic Stuck in a reading rut? The Book Doctor is here to help with a prescription on of new reads. Enhancing digital resources Developing a digital resource section online to share and to access cultural activities. Online Chat Room LGBTI youth group are being supported remotely and through newly established online chat room. Westmeath Sports Partnership is preparing a programme to deliver online exercise routines for all age ranges and groups, including older people. Online Book Club Connect with readers and book lovers through our online book club. Children’s Art Competition Support our healthcare workers through Art and your work could be displayed on Community Noticeboards around the county. Strange Days Indeed Re-connect and engage with the wider community by sharing your views on current times. Spring into Storytime Storytime online with your library. Online chat room New online service for Comhairle na nOg participants and all youth in the county through Midland Regional Youth Service. Library Online services Access to e-Books, e-audiobooks, online newspapers, online magazines, online courses and online language learning. Arts and Culture Connecting online with the community through regular posts and information keeping an arts and culture online presence ‘alive’ and ‘connected’. Music Generation creating online experiences Moving instrumental tuition online. Using ‘hangouts’ and Zoom sessions online to connect with musicians and students. Westmeath Sports Partnership Sharing online content through social media of home exercise workouts and mental health activities for all. Westmeath Community Development and Westmeath Sports Partnership and the local partnership company Westmeath Community Development Distributing home exercise leaflets from Age and Opportunity to approx. 130 older people. Westmeath PPN and the local partnership company Westmeath Community Development ran an online recruitment campaign & engaged 120 volunteers.