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Archive 2017

Community Activities Fair in Cardiff

Tuesday the 28th March at City Hall, Cardiff from 4pm – 8pm. Public services in Cardiff and the Vale are joining together to host a large activities event for those in the community who may feel socially isolated and wish to get back in touch with their community.

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Memo Arts Centre receives Dementia Friendly kitemark

The Memo Arts Centre is pleased to announce that it has become Barry's first "dementia-friendly" art centre and cinema venue, by making the pledge to become a member of Barry's Dementia Friendly Community as part of an Alzheimer Society's campaign called ‘Dementia Friendly Communities’.

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Forthcoming GDPR Regulations For Charities

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a new regulation being introduced by the EU to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union. It will be coming into force on 25th May 2018 and UK charities will be bound by it regardless of whether the UK is still in the EU at that point or not.

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February has been fantastic for Motion Control Dance

This month we have been busy working in partnership with the Vale of Glamorgan Council where Motion Control Dance has been delivering sessions for the Girls on the Move campaign along with the 5x60 after school sessions in Bryn Hafren and St Richard Gwyn. We have also been working with the year 5 & 6 dance club in Romily Primary School.

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Better Advice: Better Lives Project

Citizens Advice Cardiff and Vale provide advice to individuals and families under this project which is made up of three different strands: Better Advice: Better Health; Disability Benefit Take-Up for Children; Council Tax and Housing Benefit Take-Up

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Raising awareness about communication

Speech and Language Therapists from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) recently held a “Communication Awareness” day for their colleagues, to shine a light on the important work that they do in the community.

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