Gwent Wide Provider Fair

20th August 2015 Simon Harris 0

Gwent Wide Provider Fair The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, along with Torfaen Voluntary Alliance (TVA) and Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations (GAVO) are organising a Gwent Wide Third Sector Provider Fair, for community organisations to showcase their services to Commissioners from Safer Gwent, Gwent Strategic Commissioning Board, the five Local Authorities (Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen), Gwent Police, South Wales Fire and Aneurin Bevan Health Board. The Gwent Wide Third Sector Provider Fair is in response to The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and in the spirit of Statutory Compact Agreements favoured by the Welsh government – whereby Statutory organisations are encouraged to develop services with the Third […]

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Drugaid Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

12th August 2015 Simon Harris 0

Drugaid Narcotics Anonymous (NA) There’s a new NA meeting, every Thursday in Abergavenny Meetings details for Gwent are as follows: Abergavenny Thursdays 7.30pm Seven Corners Centre NP7 5AX Closed meeting, but can be opened by request for non-users to attend. To arrange this, call Sian on 0780 505 3786 Cwmbran Wednesdays 7.30pm Thornhill Community Centre NP44 5TZ Open to anyone – includes non-users Ebbw Vale Wednesdays 6pm Crug Las NP23 6BE For information on all UK meetings, and about NA in general, check out its website NA has a helpline, open from 10am to midnight 365 days every year, and free from landlines and most mobiles: 0300 999 1212.

Tenovus Cancer Care Volunteering Opportunities in Torfaen

11th August 2015 Simon Harris 0

Tenovus Cancer Care Volunteering Opportunities in Torfaen Saturday 19th September 2015 – Singathon, Cwmbran Tenovus Cancer Care is looking for lots of fun and friendly people to volunteer as bucket collectors for a couple of hours at their Singathon at the Bandstand in Gwent Square. Choirs and musicians will be performing throughout the day, from around 10.00am until 5.00pm and they are looking for volunteers to spare a couple of hours that day to help fundraise with Tenovus and enjoy the performances. Tenovus also looking for photographers to help get some great looking shots of the event! Thursday 1st – Saturday 31st October 2015 – Buckets for Boobs, across Wales and England This October Tenovus Cancer Care pink bucket collections will take place all across […]

Torfaen Youth Grant

4th August 2015 Simon Harris 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. The GwirVol 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: Communities First areas and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Young people with physical or learning disabilities. Requests for up to a maximum of £1000 will be considered. Closing date for applications is Friday 4th September 2015. ———————————————————————————————— For more information contact Kyle Thomas on 01495 742475 or email Application form can be downloaded here(word format) and here(pdf format)