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Office space and room hire available

23rd August 2017 Kyle 0

We currently have office space and rooms available for hire, the rooms are ideal for local community meetings, groups or clubs and are available at competitive rates. For more information about room bookings or office space please contact us via email – or telephone – 01495 742420.  

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Welsh Government Invites New Applications for Rural Community Development Fun

21st August 2017 Callum Jones 0

A further Expression of Interest window has opened. Grants are primarily aimed at LEADER Local Action Groups and other community-based organisations. The Rural Community Development Fund has been set up to enable for small-scale infrastructure projects to improve community cohesion in rural areas of Wales. The Fund is intended to support: Improvement or expansion of local basic services. Community transport and connectivity. Renewable energy projects. Village renewal and public amenities. For support towards drawing up development plans and protection and management plans, the maximum grant contribution will be no more than: 50% of eligible costs. A minimum limit of grant of £400 will apply. For support for studies and investments for maintenance, restoration and upgrading of cultural and natural heritage, the maximum grant contribution will […]

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Torfaen Carers Centre EGM

10th August 2017 Callum Jones 0

Torfaen Carers Centre are holding an EGM (Extraordinary General Meeting) to discuss the future of the centre. The meeting will take place at Torfaen Carers Centre, 3 Central Mews off Crane Street, Pontypool NP4 6LY on Thursday 31st August at 11am. All are welcome.

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Torfaen Community Chest

8th August 2017 Callum Jones 0

Financial assistance is available to local groups for the development of sporting opportunities and physical activities in Torfaen. Objectives of Fund The aim of the scheme is to support sporting activities that: Encourage more people to be more active, more often. Raise the standard of existing activities. Grants of up to £1,500 are available. Match Funding Restrictions The applicant will be expected to make a contribution if the project total exceeds the maximum grant available. Who Can Apply Applications will be accepted from any group which holds a bank account in their organisation’s name. Examples of eligible groups include: Sports Clubs or Associations. Youth Clubs. Community Groups. Restrictions Grants are not available for: Primary / secondary schools arranging activities for their pupils. Individual members of […]

Volunteer at Tenovus Cancer Care Pontypool Fun Day

3rd August 2017 Callum Jones 0

Tenovus Cancer Care are looking for volunteers to support them on Saturday 12th August 2017 at Pontypool Market Fun Day, Pontypool, to help them raise awareness of Tenovus Cancer Care and to raise funds so that they can support even more people.  What will I be doing?  * Helping to sell raffle tickets and manning the Tenovus Cancer Care stand  * Supporting with our bucket collections  * Chatting with visitors about the charity and our services.  What benefits can I expect?  * The opportunity to gain experience in fundraising  * The enjoyment of meeting new people and being part of our fundraising team at an event  * The chance to seeing first-hand how our services support people in the local community  *Reasonable lunch and travel expenses […]

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New Chief Constable of Gwent Police Confirmed

2nd August 2017 Callum Jones 0

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, has officially announced the former Deputy Chief Constable of Gwent Police, Julian Williams, as the new Chief Constable of the service. Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert made the announcement following a confirmation hearing for Julian Williams held by the Gwent Police and Crime Panel today (Tuesday August 1st 2017).  Julian Williams was put forward as Mr Cuthbert’s preferred candidate to the Panel following his success at interview stage on June 6th 2017. He has been the Acting Chief Constable of Gwent Police since the beginning of July following the retirement of Jeff Farrar. The confirmation hearing held today concluded the appointment process which was initially delayed as a result of the UK General Election and the […]