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Foodwise in Pregnancy 2019 Sessions

Midwives are encouraging all expectant mothers to attend the 6 week Foodwise in Pregnancy programme that helps to support them at any stage of their pregnancy to eat well, be active and achieve a healthy weight gain.

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Vale of Glamorgan Community Chest open for applications

The Community Chest scheme is funded by Sport Wales and managed locally by the Vale Council’s Healthy Living Team. There is £31,000 left in the Community Chest pot for this financial year.If you are an organisation interested in developing sporting or physical activity opportunities then the Community Chest funding could help. The deadline date is 17th January 2019.

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Curwch Ffliw / Beat Flu

A toolkit has been created with information about the Beat Flu campaign, which will help share news of the free flu vaccine that is available in Wales to people in at risk groups.

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Time to think about your drinking?

Many adults in the UK enjoy an alcoholic drink every now and again but in the run up to Christmas, many of us find ourselves drinking too much. Next week is Alcohol Awareness Week: a perfect time to think about your drinking.

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We Hear You: Finding your Voice - Annual Event 2019

Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is pleased to present details of its Annual Event for 2019. The theme focus is ‘We Hear You: Finding your voice’ with the primary aim of the day being to raise awareness of what advocacy is and how it can help and alongside key partners, how important it is to have your voice heard.

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Vale of Glamorgan Libraries – Home Borrower Service

Delivering library books to your home! Vale of Glamorgan Libraries run a Home Library Service where volunteers will deliver books to people in their homes. This free service is ideal for anyone who can no longer get to a library themselves because of mobility, caring responsibilities or other issues. Every four weeks a volunteer will drop off a bag of books for the reader and collect the previous month’s books.

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