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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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The Value of Small - Wales

Lloyds Bank Foundation commissioned a team of independent researchers to look at the distinctive contribution, value and experiences of small and medium-sized charities. During the FREE event we will be discussing how their report - The Value of Small – can inform the policy and practice of the third sector and small and local charities across Wales.

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You're invited to Community Powered Health

Community Powered-Health: Supporting Better Outcomes for All Ages on Tuesday 23 October, 6-8pm, Tŷ Hywel, National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff. On 23 October, join award-winning timebanking social enterprise Spice to explore how the challenges of loneliness and isolation can be addressed through increasing participation in communities and building voluntary sector capacity and resilience.

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Health & Wellbeing Event

Pobl Care & Support are hosting an event at Colcot Sports Centre in Barry on Friday 2nd November between 10.30 till 14.00; the venue opens at 10.00 for stall/stand set up. The event is part of our Health & Wellbeing programme “Healthy Conversation”.

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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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Barry to host important Charity Conference in November 2018

The theme of this year’s conference is “A Matter of Trust” and will focus on what charities and other Third Sector organisations need to do to help increase or rebuild the trust of the public in the light of recent events and increasing scrutiny. Representatives from the Charity Commission and Geldards LLP will be in attendance along with Cllr. Leighton Rowlands – Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Fine tune your skills

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) offers an extensive range of training courses and briefing sessions. Sessions are charged at very reasonable rates, discounted for charities and voluntary groups and on offer at the moment include...

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Improve your skills through GVS’ support

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) 1 Day Course Preparing a Sustainable Funding Strategy; Diversity Awareness Training; DBS Checks & Safer Recruiting; Get Ready to Tender; How to raise funds (for your charity) using Facebook; Social Media Marketing: How to Profit in a Digital World; How to use Twitter Workshop (the basic complete guide); How to help get local press publicity for small voluntary groups in the Vale; Community Fundraising; Recruiting, Selecting and Managing Volunteers; Partnership Working – Is it for you?; Data Protection (the basics)

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