Donegal Local Development Company (DLDC) will be holding a meeting on Tuesday May 13th in the Finn Valley Community Centre from 7.00pm to 8.15pm to discuss the changes proposed by Government under the Alignment process.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

According to a statement by DLDC the proposed changes are like to put DLDC’s work under the control of a Donegal County-led committee or to private contractors with profit focused rather than community driven aims. This would have serious consequences for citizens and communities across the DLDC catchment area.  As a direct result of these proposed changes, there are now grave concerns that the existing link between the community and Local Development Companies like DLDC could be severed forever, with the loss of skills and expertise built up over many years. This scenario would have a significant negative impact on your local community.

The aim of this meeting is to inform communities and citizens about how the proposed changes might impact on them and to consider how the services offered by DLDC can continue to be supported and retained.

Over the last three decades, Donegal Local Development Company Ltd. (DLDC) and local voluntary community groups in Donegal have worked successfully together to combat disadvantage through the delivery of a variety of programmes.

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