Peoples Health Trust – New funding available for local groups in South East Wales

5th March 2018 Thomas Boor 0

Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live are now invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality. People’s Health Trust has just launched Active Communities in Cardiff, Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr Tydfil, Vale of Glamorgan, and Rhondda Cynon Taf – a funding programme for local people wanting to create fairer places to grow, live, work and age. Using money raised by HealthControl through The Health Lottery, People’s Health Trust is looking to invest in projects that support people living in the most disadvantaged neighbourhoods or communities in Cardiff, Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr Tydfil, Vale of Glamorgan, and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Active Communities is a funding programme […]

BBC Children in Need are going to be running a funding surgery in Torfaen.

15th February 2018 Thomas Boor 0

BBC Children in Need to run funding surgery in Torfaen Organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people can attend local upcoming event to find out more about applying for BBC Children in Need funding Organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people across Torfaen are invited to attend a funding surgery to discuss a project proposal and obtain advice on its eligibility for funding at the Community Room, Torfaen Voluntary Alliance Office, Pontypool, NP4 6JS at 10.00am – 4.00pm on Tuesday 13th March 2018 organised by BBC Children in Need in collaboration with Torfaen Voluntary Alliance. Those interested in applying for an appointment should contact Anne Evans on or 01495 742452. BBC Children in Need supports projects that work with disadvantaged children and […]

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Advocacy – The Golden Thread

15th February 2018 Thomas Boor 0

Co-producing the next steps for Advocacy in Gwent There are still places available at these open workshops to be held in March – they are open to anyone interested in co-producing advocacy services across Gwent Venues: North Gwent: General Office, Ebbw Vale – 13 March 2018 South Gwent: Rodney Parade, Newport – 15 March 2018 Both events will start with brunch at 9.30am and end by 1pm. There is no cost for attendance. Purpose of the events To bring together citizens, service recipients, carers, service providers, social services and health commissioners, and anyone with an interest in co-producing an integrated approach to commissioning advocacy services across the Gwent local authorities and Aneurin Bevan Health Board. The Golden Thread Advocacy Programme (GTAP) is funded by Welsh […]

Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020

7th September 2016 Thomas Boor 0

Cynllun Grant Cynhyrchu’n Gynaliadwy Mae ffenestr Datgan Ddiddordeb ychwanegol bellach ar agor, i helpu ffermwyr Cymru i wella perfformiad economaidd ac amgylcheddol eu daliadau amaethyddol.   Sustainable Production Grant Scheme A further EOI window is now open  to help Farmers’ in Wales improve the economic and environmental performance of their agricultural holdings.   Cronfa Datblygu Cymunedau Gwledig Mae ffenestr Datgan Ddiddordeb ychwanegol bellach ar agor.   Grantiau yw’r rhain sy’n bennaf ar gyfer Grwpiau Gweithredu Lleol LEADER a sefydliadau cymunedol eraill. Bydd y grantiau yn cynnig amrywiaeth eang o gamau ymyrryd sydd wedi’u cynllunio i atal a lliniaru yr effeithiau y gall tlodi eu cael mewn cymunedau gwledig er mwyn gwella amodau allai arwain at swyddi a thwf yn y dyfodol.   Rural Community Development Fund A […]

Pontypool Museum – Free fun this Summer!

21st July 2016 Thomas Boor 0

  School Summer Holidays means free fun for children at Pontypool Museum!   Children can visit the museum for FREE all through the holidays, when accompanied by a fee paying adult.   ALSO every Wednesday from 10 – 4 starting on 27 July will be Museum Playday!   Free entry for all children and their adults with special activities and quizzes in every gallery including The Big History Quiz, musical instruments, drawing & colouring table with Wall of Fame, dressing up box, traditional games and toy ‘bring & buy’!   Museum opening times are Tues/Wed/Thurs 10 – 4pm and Sat/Sun 1 – 4pm Contact telephone number 01495-752036  website:  for details of all current exhibitions and events