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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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GVS Training - Being a Trustee

This training is ideal for new trustees, as well as current trustees seeking a refresher. It will cover the fundamentals of being a trustee, focussing on the most important aspects of this important role.

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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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Vale of Glamorgan 50+ Forum Annual General Meeting

The 50+ Forum are holding their annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday 19th September in the Corporate Suite of the Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry CF63 4RU at 9:30 am -12pm. Registration will open at 9am. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting to get an insight into the Forum and its work over a free cup of coffee.

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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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Webinar: Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant

Welsh Government has launched the next round of the Sustainable Social Services Grant for April 2020 onwards. The purpose of the Grant is to support Welsh Ministers' priorities of an equal relationship between people and practitioners; early intervention and prevention; and transforming the way people's needs for care and support are met. The closing date for applications is 2 September 2019.

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Penarth Friendship Café

All are welcome to attend the Friendship Café at Trinity Church, Stanwell Road, Penarth, CF64 3EN. Whilst all are welcome, this café will be a welcoming space for people living with dementia, their family, friends and carers.

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GVS Training programme 2019-2020 discounted rates for GVS members

Recruiting, Selecting and Managing Volunteers; Social Media Marketing: How to Profit in a Digital World; Social media good practice session for organisations including the benefits of using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; Getting fit for funding; How to use Twitter Workshop (the basic complete guide); How to help get local press publicity for small voluntary groups in the Vale; Being a Trustee; Taking minutes; An Introduction to Data Protection (including GDPR); Preparing a sustainable funding strategy; How to organise and run your AGM and Staff recruitment, selection and induction

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Cyber Threat Assessment: UK Charity Sector

A report from the NCSC that outlines the cyber threat that charities of all sizes now face. UK charities hold funds, personal, financial and commercial data (and other information) that is of interest or monetary value to a range of cyber criminals and other groups.

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