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Summer Fun – A Huge Hit at Amelia Trust Farm

Summer fun at Amelia Trust Farm was a big success this year, despite the roadworks on the five mile lane. “The roadworks on the Five Mile Lane have had an impact on our fundraising when there have been closures but thankfully visitors were able to reach us throughout the school holidays,” commented Karen Turnbull, Director.

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Heritage Lottery Fund success for Victoria Square

After a busy spring and early summer compiling a detailed application to The National Lottery Heritage Lottery Fund, Friends of Victoria Square (FoVS) are very pleased to announce that they have secured a £9000 award. The money is principally being used to undertake Tree and Biodiversity Surveys of the Square.

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What is happening in your area?

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) has received funding from the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board for a one-year project to map the community groups, organisations and activities/services taking place in the Western Vale. We’d like you to tell us about local activities and community groups in the Western Vale to help us map what is available.

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Improve your skills through GVS’ support

GVS offer an extensive range of training courses highly relevant to the Voluntary Sector. Governance, funding, running an AGM, preparing a sustainable funding strategy, recruiting volunteers, supervision and appraisal, Introduction to GDPR and staff recruitment, seclection and induction all priced at £20 for GVS Members

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Motion Control Dance - support our campaign

We are currently fundraising to get a new sprung floor in our studio at the YMCA. Please can you support our campaign as it is going to cost £17,500 in total but we need to raise £5,000 in order to get match funding. We have also applied to others for grant funding so fingers crossed.

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Free Canon Pixma Inks

Would you like Canon compatible First Call Inks (recommended by Which? Magazine) C-550XLBK/551XLBK/C/M/Y/GY, i.e. 2black/1cyan/1magenta/1yellow/1grey. There are a few sets of these plus a couple of original Canon-551XLBK ink cartridges.

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Repair Café Wales

Repair Café Wales opens, supports and runs Repair Cafés across Wales. Repair Cafés (in its simplest form) are pop up events located across Wales on regular dates where you can get your broken household items repaired for free

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