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Develop your Welsh language skills

Do you want to improve your Welsh language skills so you feel more confident using Welsh with the people you care and support? Social Care Wales has partnered with the National Centre for Learning Welsh on Work Welsh.

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Llantwit Major Youth Centre

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) is delighted to be negotiating with the Vale of Glamorgan Council for the Leasehold interest in the building known locally as the Llantwit Major Youth Centre. GVS is keen to allay any fears that the local community may have about the future of the youth clubs that are run from the building.

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National Adoption Week: Children’s Minister encourages more people to consider adopting children

More people across Wales are being encouraged to consider adopting children by the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies. To mark the start of National Adoption Week (15th – 21st October), the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies has paid tribute to the many adoptive parents across Wales who have made new families with some of the most vulnerable children in the country, and who are supporting them to fulfill their potential in loving homes

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Saying thank you to our volunteers!

A special celebration event was held for Health Board volunteers on Tuesday 9 October 2018 to say “thank you” for the valuable contribution volunteers make to patient, carer and visitor experience.

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Beat flu this winter

“Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others against influenza (flu), a potentially life threatening illness”

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Beat flu this winter!

Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others against influenza (flu), a potentially life threatening illness. The annual NHS Wales Beat Flu campaign is being launched today (Wednesday, October 3), encouraging everyone eligible for flu vaccination to get protected.

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11th Year Anniversary of Black History Month celebrations in Wales

Race Council Cymru manages the Black History Wales wide (BHW) and Black History Cymru 365 portfolio in Wales and acknowledges the contributions made by Black people to local, national and world history and culture. It does this through delivering an informative educational and celebratory programme of events through the year, culminating in an end of year celebration of Black History Month in October annually

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