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Vacancies for Local Authority (LA) Governors – Summer 2018

Applications are invited from those wishing to be considered for current Local Authority (LA) school governor vacancies. The LA Governor Appointments Panel will consider on the basis of the contribution applicants can bring to a school in terms of their skills and experience. Closing date for the receipt of completed application packs is no later than Thursday 7 June 2018 at midday.

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Wales for Africa Grant Scheme open

WCVA is pleased to announce the first round of the Welsh Government Wales for Africa Grant Scheme is now open for applications. Grant funding will enable organisations throughout Wales to access funding for small-scale Wales-Africa projects. The closing date for applications is 29th June 2018.

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Strong Communities Grant Fund launched by Vale of Glamorgan Council.

Last August the Vale of Glamorgan Council launched a new £670,000 scheme to support community group led projects and initiatives. The three year Strong Communities Fund aims to help community initiatives become more sustainable and reduce the need for subsidies to cover running costs and activities. There are a number of application rounds each year, the next round closes on the 3rd August 2018.

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The annual Child Safety Event needs your help

We are asking community partners to come together to support the event at King Square, Holton Road Tuesday 10-2pm 29th May.(This is the day after Bank Holiday, market day and half term). We are looking for local magicians, circus skills, face painters, children’s entertainers who would be willing to spare some time to provide an activity free of charge whilst promoting their service to the public.

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Women and girls funding via Comic Relief

Comic Relief is very pleased to announce the launch of a £4 million grant initiative to support organisations that are working to end violence and abuse experienced by women and girls across the UK. The application phase will run from 17 April to midday, 2 July 2018.

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Trustees wanted for Ocean Watersports Trust

Ocean Watersports Trust (OWT) is a registered charity (charity number 1157946). We promote community participation in healthy recreation in particular by the provision of facilities for water sports in particular sailing, sailability, adaptive rowing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding.

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