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Support Groups for Veterans

14th May 2015 Simon Harris 0

Support Groups for Veterans Wales Homes for Veterans Support for anyone with the following barriers: homelessness, mental health, learning difficulties, and help finding employment. Contact- Geoffrey Willis on 01722 344483 Email- Website-   Healing the invisible wounds Helps for veterans and their families adjust to civilian life, also support for any veteran suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, housing issues or ex offender. Contact- 01273 911 771 Email-   Combat Stress Providing counselling for ex armed forces, reservists and families (PTSD) Contact Helpline- 0800 138 1619 Email- Website-   South Atlantic Medal Association 1982 (Falklands Conflict) Support for veterans of the Falklands conflict with any issues relating to their time at the Falklands. Contact- 01495 741592 Email- Website- […]

ME Awareness Week 11-17 May 2015

11th May 2015 Simon Harris 0

ME Awareness week 11-17 May 2015 WAMES invites you to join them to spread the word online about ME & CFS this year: Wear something blue (clothes, blue ribbon, wig etc) Write a sign explaining e.g. I’m wearing blue to raise awareness of ME & CFS Photo – take a selfie, holding the sign Post your selfie on your FB and twitter #BeMEaware. Include us@WAMESMECFS so that we can retweet your support Post on WAMES’ FB /WAMESMECFS, forums, blogs etc. Like WAMES FB and share it. Share the WAMES twibbon Key facts about ME in Wales: ME is classified as a neurological condition, and is a multisystem disorder. People can experience a wide range of debilitating symptoms, which can severely disrupt life, even causing […]

Torfaen Women’s Aid- Job Vacancies

8th May 2015 Simon Harris 0

Torfaen Women’s Aid Due to continued growth within the organisation and new funding, we have the following opportunities for motivated and committed people to join our team. Counselling Service Co-ordinator £34,000 • 37.5 hours per week • Fixed term to March 31st 2016 To set up and coordinate a new counselling service for adult survivors of sexual abuse throughout Gwent. The role will include the recruitment, training and supervision of volunteer counsellors and the supervision of one part time paid counsellor. Counsellor £26,000 pro rata • 25 hours per week • Fixed term to March 31st 2016 The post holder will have a case load of clients and support the Co-ordinator to set up the service and recruit volunteers. Applicants must have their own vehicle. […]

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway – 1960’s Weekend

1st May 2015 Simon Harris 0

1960’s Weekend 2nd – 4th May Celebrate the 1960s at Blaenavon Heritage Railway May 2nd – 4th. It was the end of an era for steam trains. The railway will be hosting a range of beers and ciders from local breweries through the weekend, on the buffet carriage, which will be transformed into a 1960s pub. The tearoom will have a special menu including some 1960s favourites like Black Forest Gateau & cheese with pineapple on sticks. Why not dress to impress in 1960s style or test your 1960s knowledge in the family quiz? As well as the Emporium being open there will be crafts stalls and face painting in the tearoom. Outside a range of 1960s vintage transport has been invited to attend, to […]

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