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Secondment of Local Partnership Lead for ACEs, Policing and Partners: Gwent Police

19th March 2018 Callum Jones 0

Please find attached details of a two year secondment opportunity that has arisen for an experienced local partner to join the delivery team for a new programme of work to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s).  Gwent Partnership Lead Role Profile Expression of Interest Form For anyone wishing to find out more information about this opportunity, our delivery lead Superintendent Mike Richards can be contacted at  

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 […]

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Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme – ‘Celebrating Women in Wales’

7th February 2018 Callum Jones 0

Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme – ‘Celebrating Women in Wales’ Under the Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme, we will provide grants of between £500 and £20,000 to third sector organisations, community organisations and community groups, for projects and/or events which will mark the 100th anniversary.  For details about the grant scheme, please visit:

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Care Careers Event at Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus

1st February 2018 Callum Jones 0

Coleg Gwent would like to invite you to a Care Careers Event at Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus on Monday 5th February,  10.30am – 3.00pm. If you are interested in working in the health sector, this partnership between Coleg Gwent, Aneurin Bevan Health Board and My Care My Home will offer students and the local community the chance to meet with care employers. You will be able find out about current vacancies, paid placements, as well as courses relating to health sector careers, including Physiotherapy, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social and support work, Healthcare assistant roles and Medicine. Exhibitors at the Pontypool Care Careers event will include: Coleg Gwent Aneurin Bevan Health Board My Care My Home Q Care Allied Healthcare New Directions – Social Care team Cardiff University University of Worcester Job Centre Plus Bron Afon University of the West of England (UWE) […]