Training From Communities First

12th October 2015 Simon Harris 0

Training From Communities First FREE courses, – priority will be given to those volunteering or living in the Communities First areas & community group members. Those interested should contact Kelly giving name, contact details, address (partial is fine) and the main reason for requesting training (eg employment opportunity / volunteer / enhance CV / other reason etc). Please email : Kelly.Hayes@torfaen.gov.uk Or phone 01495 742680 to book Course : Customer Care ( 2 days ) Venue : Corn Bin When : 21st & 22nd October Time : 9:30 – 4pm   Course: Food Hygiene Venue: Log Cabin When: 12th November Time: 9.30am – 4pm   Course: First Aid Venue: Log Cabin When: 18th November Time: 9.30am – 4pm   Course: Food Hygiene Venue: Bethlehem Chapel […]

Communities First Free Training

30th September 2015 Simon Harris 0

Communities First are shortly running the following FREE courses. Priority will be given to those volunteering or living in the Communities First areas & community group members / Communities First programme participants. If you are interested in attending the training or have any referrals to make please send your details / the person who will be attending the course’s details in an email including name, contact details, address (partial is fine) and the main reason for requesting training (eg employment opportunity / volunteer / enhance CV / other reason etc). The courses are now confirmed as the following: Course: Food Hygiene Venue: Powerstation, Blenheim Road, St Dials, NP44 4SY When: Monday 5th October Time: 9.30am – 4pm Course: First Aid Venue: Powerstation, Blenheim Road, St […]

Supporting the Samaritans

28th September 2015 Simon Harris 0

Supporting the Samaritans – Would you be part of a focus group to advise the Samaritans on how to provide a service in our area? Samaritans would like to know your opinion on how they can increase their services and support to the local community. The focus group will take place on 1st October at TVA offices Pontypool at 10.30 to 11.30 am. Please note that there are stairs to climb at the venue. Please email or ring Pat Powell if you feel that you can input into to this informal chat. Tel: 01495 742460 pat@tvawales.org.uk        

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Say NO to Ageism

22nd September 2015 Simon Harris 0

On October 1 – the international day of older persons, which celebrates the amazing contribution made by older people across the world – the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales wants you to join her and Say NO to Ageism. Older people across Wales regularly share their experiences of being treated unfairly because of their age with the Commissioner and her team, while research shows that over a third of older people – that’s over a quarter of a million older people in Wales – have experienced some form of ageism. You’ve no doubt seen for yourself the stereotypes of older people that are still so common, or the derogatory and disrespectful language that is still used so often to describe people once they reach a […]