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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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ValePlus is holding a Quiz

ValePlus is holding a Quiz in the Chapel at 118a High Street, Barry on Friday July 13th starting at 7pm. Tickets cost £6 each and teams can be made up of up to 6 people. There will be a bar, buffet and raffle. The first prize of £50 is sponsored by RIM Motors of Barry. To book tickets contact ValePlus on 01446 746691 or e-mail stevet@valeplus.org.uk

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Annual Family Fun Day on Little Hill Green Brock Street Barry

Come join the Annual Family Fun Day on Sunday 1st July from 2pm on Little Hill Green Brock Street, Barry. Cake competition, bouncy castle, games, ice cream, hot dogs etc please come along bring a picnic join in the fun. For further details please contact Lynnette Knight, Tel: 07970 838387.

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Introducing Cardiff Live Music Club

We meet at Fairwater Conservative Club on the second Tuesday of every month. Keyboard Nights on the third Wednesday. We present the best in music which is both light and live with concerts featuring top international performers and local artistes.

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Scout & Guide Fete, Romilly Park, Barry

The annual Scout & Guide Fete at Romilly Park will take place on the 7th July. There are 3m x 3m pitches available for third sector organisations; cost for the pitch is £25 if your organisation is fundraising, or free if your organisation is handing out information.

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GDPR - All You Need to Know

June 28th 10am - 12 noon Cost: £15 The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. The new legislation impacts on all aspects of voluntary sector activity from marketing to fundraising, from HR to IT, and all organisations need to take steps to prepare.

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How to help get local press publicity for small voluntary groups

This is a Briefing session opportunity for voluntary groups operating in the Vale to obtain knowledge and tips for writing and formatting press releases straight from the professionals, the Editors themselves. GVS has limited spaces for up to six people to attend this session which is priced at just £5 per person on Thursday 19 July from 9.30am – 11am.

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GVS Briefing Session - DBS Checks & Safer Recruiting

Safer Recruiting is aimed at employers and volunteer managers; it looks at best recruitment practice for roles working with vulnerable groups; the use of DBS checks and how they support safeguarding, what they tell you and how to respond to content; also recruiting where there is no access to checks; and ongoing support options after the appointment of volunteers and staff. Briefing session on October 18th 2018

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Royal British Legion, Barry - September event

Royal British Legion, Barry is delighted to be presenting a unique and very special event to mark the Centenary of the end of World War 1. The event will be held at the Barry Memo Arts Centre, Gladstone Road on 22nd September at 7pm

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Noah’s Ark Charity Family Fun 3k & 10K Walk 2018

We invite you, your family and your friends to register for our annual Family Fun Walk which takes place this year on Sunday the 16th of September. As with last year’s great event, you can choose to walk the 3K route across the barrage and back or the longer 10K circular route around the bay.

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Noah’s Ark Charity – Zip Slide

he exhilarating zip wire will take your breath away, launching from 70m and reaching speeds up to 40mph. The event will take place at Chepstow NDAC Quarry, home to one of the UK’s longest zip wires, on Sunday 1st July. Register for the discounted price of £15 and all we ask in return is that you raise a minimum of £100 in sponsorship for the Tiny Lives Appeal.

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