Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Mayor's Charity Golf Event

If you would like more information on this event to raise funds for the Mayor's Charities have a look at the poster 

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Make the Difference Cwm Taf - to be launched in Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week takes place every year between 1-7 June.  This year, a brand new scheme aiming to link retirees from the public sector with organisations seeking trustees will be launched across the Cwm Taf area.  Led by Interlink more information on the initiative is available here

Free Property Management Workshop from Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Opportunity to shape the event

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is seeking to arrange a FREE workshop for voluntary sector organisations that are responsible for property management – buildings and/or land. The workshop will be delivered in partnership with The Ethical Property Foundation who are the sole referral partner to the Charity Commission for land and property advice – http://www.ethicalproperty.org.uk/

We would like your feedback to ensure that this event meets your needs as a property manager, or if you are about to manage a property for the first time.

I would be grateful if you could complete the following survey – it will take less than 2 minutes of your time, and may save you time and money in the near future!

 
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZTLVVXZ

I would be grateful if you could complete the survey before Monday 30th April. We are aiming for the workshop to take place in June, venue to be confirmed.

 If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thanking you in anticipation
 Natalie Sargent
Community Asset Transfer Development Officer
 Tel/Ffon: 01443 404455
Mobile/Ffon Symudol: 07929 834310
Web/We:
www.coalfields-regen.org.uk

 

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Monday, 23 April 2018

Job Opportunity at Romani Cultural and Arts Company

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is pleased to announce that it has received a Big Lottery grant for a two-year project to support elderly Gypsies and Travellers across South-East Wales. 

The project will see a co-ordinator develop a network of volunteers who will develop a programme of events and network opportunities for the elderly site residents of local authority Gypsy and Traveller sites.

For full details visit their website here

Thursday, 19 April 2018

IT for Beginners at Fir Tree Centre

A new course starting on 3 May at the Fir Tree Centre in Quakers Yard.  For further details click here

Merthyr Valleys Homes launch revised grant scheme

Merthyr Valleys Homes have recently revised their small grant scheme.  As they are in the process of moving, they have asked that anyone interested in finding out more contact Claire Payne on
01685 727751 or via email at  info@mvhomes.org.uk
Closing date is 8 May 2018 for this round.

BIG LOTTERY outreach sessions at VAMT

  


Following on from the success of local engagement in the Autumn last year, Big Lottery Fund will be at are going to be attending VAMT offices on:
  • Tuesday 24th April - 9am to 1.30pm
  • Tuesday 15th May - 1pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday 12th June - 9am to 1pm
These sessions are for groups to have direct advice on Big Lottery funds and application processes.

They are 'drop in' sessions, so you may not be seen immediately on your arrival.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Live Wise, Age Well - new course for 50+

For information on a new "Live Wise, Age Well" course for the over 50s, commencing at Georgetown Boys and Girls Club on 15 May, click here

Monday, 16 April 2018

Tales from the Camps: History, Ethnicity, Identity and Mobility - An Educational Training Day

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company are pleased to invite participants 21st May 2018, to a training day at the Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff offering ‘an insider’s guide to a deeper understanding of the Romani and Traveller communities in Wales’ and to building stronger relationships with the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities on the basis of that deeper understanding, for educationalists, policy and strategy-makers, local authority service providers, non-governmental organisations and the Third Sector. For further details click here

Tenovus Cancer Care Volunteer Awards

Nominations have now opened for Tenovus Cancer Care’s Volunteer Awards 2018!  This year, like every year, we’re coming together to celebrate our volunteers from across the charity who make what we do possible. Because of them we’re able to support more people affected by cancer and fund more vital research.

And that’s why we hold our annual Tenovus Cancer Care Volunteer Awards - to celebrate the fantastic work they do, show the impact they make and say a huge thank you!

There are seven award categories: Creative, Respect, Boldest, Supportive and Inspiring plus a Young Award and Team Award. And nominating is easy; you can do it
online, over the phone (029 2076 8331) or by filling in a paper nomination form and sending in the post (Tenovus Cancer Care, 9th Floor, Gleider House, Ty Glas Road, Cardiff, CF14 5BD).

 You can find out more about nominating on our website as well as stories of previous winners, FAQs, T&Cs and information about the event itself (the Awards this year will be taking place on Thursday 12th July 2018 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff).

 So if you know a Tenovus Cancer Care volunteer who deserves some recognition, simply fill out a nomination form
here. But be quick – you’ve only got until Monday 30th April to get your nominations in!