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 […]

Big Lottery Fund Publish Updated Guidance for Awards for All (Wales)

28th July 2017 Callum Jones 0

The Big Lottery Fund has published updated guidance information for applicants to their Awards for All programme in Wales. The Big Lottery Fund is now offering grants of between £300 and £10,000 to voluntary and community organisations, schools and statutory bodies in order to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. To be eligible for funding projects must meet at least one of the following priorities: Bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities. Improve the places and spaces that matter to communities. Enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage. Communities should be involved in the design, development and delivery of projects. Examples of eligible costs include: […]

Drugaid – N-GAGE

22nd June 2017 Callum Jones 0

Gwent N-gage is the new Young Persons Drug and Alcohol Service for Gwent, an innovative new service from Drugaid. As part of this exciting new service we are offering free training to all professionals that work with young people and concerned others to help them identify substance use and misuse, to refer into other services and to provide basic support and information to people around their substance use. We offer sessions solely looking at young persons issues. The entry level (Talking To) training is compulsory for all subsequent sessions for N-gage. Please see the leaflet attached, we can also offer bespoke training sessions. For more Information and too book your FREE training sessions please give us a call on 03333 202751. Or alternatively you an […]

Information Request

14th June 2017 Callum Jones 0

There is currently a Local Authority review being undertaken around advocacy; how the service is provided and by who. TVA would like to identify organisations who provide advocacy, and it may be that you are unaware that you are providing this service, therefore do you, or your organisation; Help people to say what they want? Take action to help people obtain the services they need? If you can answer yes to the above questions we would like to hear from you. Please respond to charis@tvawales.org.uk

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