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Police and Crime Commissioner Update

30th November 2017 Kyle 0

Precept Consultation The PCC will be consulting on the Gwent Police precept (the police element of your council tax) between Wednesday 29th November 2017 and Sunday 7th January 2018. Links to the consultations are below and go live tomorrow. I have also attached an e-copy and have hard copies (with freepost envelopes) available should anyone require them. www.bit.ly/GwentPrecept18-19 – English www.bit.ly/PraeseptGwent18-19 – Welsh   Public Police Surgeries The Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) in Gwent is hosting a number of public surgeries across Gwent. Please find below a list of future surgeries. Should anyone wish to make an appointment to attend, please contact commissioner@gwent.pnn.police.uk or call 01633 642200. 9th December 2017, 10am-12pm in Blaina Community Centre 20th January 2018 – Chepstow Hub (Library), Chepstow – […]

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NHS call for stories – social history of the NHS

30th November 2017 Kyle 0

Next year on 5th July 2018 the NHS will be 70 years old!  Manchester University has been awarded Heritage Lottery Funding to create a social history that will become a lasting legacy.  They are using volunteers to interview people to collect stories and memorabilia and want to hear from you whatever your story is!  They are interested to hear from you if you:-  Have worked for, volunteered for or been treated by the NHS Had an unusual role or came from overseas to work in the NHS Remember its introduction Had several generations of your family work in the NHS  If you are interested please contact nhs70@manchester.ac.uk and please put up the attached poster or feel free to pass it on as we would like […]

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Torfaen PSB Draft Well-being Plan 2017 Consultation

23rd October 2017 Kyle 0

Torfaen Public Services Board is pleased to provide a link below to both Welsh and English versions of the Torfaen draft well-being plan and consultation survey. The 12 week period of consultation opened on Monday 16th October 2017 and will close on Sunday 7th January 2018. We will be pleased to receive your views on the draft plan and our high level areas for action, through the on-line survey. During the consultation period we will be further developing our thoughts on how we work together going forward and the detailed activities for each of our objectives. We will use all information we receive from the consultation to shape the final plan, which we will publish in May 2018. There will be opportunities for local residents […]

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Torfaen Youth Grant now accepting applications!

7th September 2017 Kyle 0

Torfaen Youth Led Grant aims to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. The Torfaen Youth Led Grants scheme aims to prioritise delivery of volunteering opportunities with and for a diverse range of young people (aged 14-25) and particularly: Young people from disadvantaged communities Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Young people with physical or learning disabilities. Young people volunteering through the medium of Welsh Requests for up to a maximum of £1000 will be considered. Closing date for applications is Friday 4th October 2017.  For more information contact Kyle Thomas on 01495 742475 or email kyle@tvawales.org.uk Application form can be downloaded here.     

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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 – info@tvawales.org.uk or telephone – 01495 742420.  

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Torfaen Youth Led Grant

5th May 2017 Kyle 0

Torfaen Youth Grant aim to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. Last year the Youth Grants Panel funded five youth led projects in Torfaen: Blaenavon PACT Youth Panel used the money to decorate the Doorway Youth information centre, whilst helping upskill youth with practical skills. Torfaen Changing Minds used the money to help run peer support groups for young people with mental health Issues. Tofaen Young People’s Forum used the grant money to promote the Youth forum work with leaflets and flyers and to help with recruitment. Torfaen Travelling Young Enterprise used the grant money to help continue to run the Torfaen Travelling […]

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Torfaen Youth Grants Panel

3rd May 2017 Kyle 0

NOW RECRUITING! Volunteers Age 14 – 25 WHERE? Torfaen Voluntary Alliance, Portland Buildings, Commercial St, Pontypool NP4 6JS Torfaen Youth Grant aim to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25.  For more information contact : kyle@tvawales.org.uk or 01495 742475