Cookstown District Council’s Community Services section is part of the Development Department and is located outside of the main Council Offices in Gortalowry House, Church Street, Cookstown. The Community Services section incorporates;
Each of these programmes offer funding to improve the Cookstown Community. Available funding opportunities through Community Services are advertised in the local media and on the local website. Community Services offers support and assistance to Community Groups from the Cookstown District seeking funding to develop new projects. For more information on funding opportunities go to Grant Assistance
Cookstown District Council has helped launch Community Relations Week 2013, organised by the Community Relations Council, at an event hosted by Derry City Council. Community Relations Week takes place from May 20 – May 26 with over 170 events across Northern Ireland.
Students from South West College, Cookstown complete community project at Pheonix Integrated Primary School
Members of the Cookstown Clergy Forum marked the 'International Day of Peace 2012' in Cookstown on Friday 21st September 2012. The Clergy Forum came together to pray and distribute a 'Peace Prayer' to passers-by in Cookstown.
On 30th August 2012 Philip Mitchell successfully concluded his amazing task of walking 20 marathons in 20 days and raise £20,000 in the process!
On 20th July 2012 the Good Relations 'Estates' Sports Programme concluded with a family get together at Cookstown Leisure Centre.The Sports Programme was delivered at Monrush, Ratheen Avenue, Gortalowry and Black Hill. The Active Communities coaches were out in force...
Cookstown District Council are keen to update their database of community and voluntary groups.
O40 in Cookstown are taking to the road hosting rural road shows providing information and advice on such topics as home safety, health and benefit checks and services for older people. All road shows take place between 11.30am and 2.30pm and a finger buffet lunch will be provided.