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Free Family Fun event in Barry

Warm welcome guaranteed so come and join the fun! Children will love the craft stations, food and celebration at the Harvest Family Fun on Saturday 29th September, 4pm – 6pm at Bethel Baptist Church, Harbour Road, Barry CF62 5SA.

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Choir cycle from Oxford to Penarth in honour

Choir cycle from Oxford to Penarth in honour of the men who walked from south Wales to Oxford to find work in 1928. To mark 90 years since they were established, the Oxford Welsh Male Voice Choir are joining forces with the Risca Male Choir to sing together in St Augustine’s Church, Penarth on Saturday, 29th September.

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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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Carers Drop-in Clinic in Barry on 18 September 2018

Carers Drop-in Clinic for carers of a child/young person with additional needs/disabilities. The Family Information Service and the Carers Support Officer run Carers Drop In Clinics each month for carers of a child/young person with additional needs/disabilities. It’s also open to any young carers. No need to book. Carers can receive a carers assessment and immediate information and support from a range of services.

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Are you over 60 and live in the Vale?

You are entitled to a discount on many of our courses. Discover a new hobby and make new friends. We have over 250 courses to choose from, many starting this September. Find a course near you; Cowbridge, Llantwit Major, Wick, Barry or Penarth.

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Memoria – A play by Re-Live

Inspired by the innovative Japanese approach to dementia care, this cutting-edge play sees people living with dementia, their loved ones, and professional carers take to the stage to share their extraordinary stories.

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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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Alzheimer's Society Services Information

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. We provide information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers, through our publications, National dementia helpline, website, and through our local services. Within the South East Wales Locality, Alzheimer’s Society services include:

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How to raise funds (for your charity) using Facebook

In this workshop you'll learn how to use Facebook's new tools that will help you raise funds for your charity. You'll be shown how to set up fundraising campaigns plus add the 'Donate' button to your Page, Posts and Videos. Donors will then be able to donate money directly to your charity via Facebook. You'll receive 100% of all donations as Facebook doesn't currently deduct any fees.

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