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Social Media Marketing: How to Profit in a Digital World

Tuesday 3 July, 9.30am - 3.00pm Barry Community Enterprise Centre Cost: £85 (price includes a light lunch) An advanced social media workshop which will help equip you to develop and implement an effective social media strategy, co-ordinate social media activity and maximise engagement.

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Seventh GDPR briefing session arranged by GVS

Due to unprecedented demand (all 6 sessions are sold out), we are arranging another session to look at GDPR as follows:- Thursday, April 26th 2018 – 10am to 12.00 noon Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Skomer Road, BARRY CF62 9DA Cost: £10.00 including light refreshments The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force on 25 May 2018.

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Masaf-Lin Conference 22 March 2018

The Masaf-Lin (Multi-Agency Strength and Asset Focused Learning Information Network) conference is a multi-agency approach as an opportunity to bring together different sectors and like-minded professionals who want to develop and progress strength based working practices.

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Holocaust Memorial Day exhibition in the Vale

An exhibition to commemorate this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day is on display at Barry’s Art Central. Artists Michal Iwanowski and Thairien King have created The Power of Words and shown how words can impact, influence and make a difference to our lives.

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Your Wellbeing, Your Government Project - upcoming events

Diverse Cymru and C3SC are running a new project aimed at improving understanding amongst diverse communities of how Government works and how you can get involved. The project is aimed at all diverse individuals and community organisations representing diverse individuals or communities.

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Employers legal obligations for first aid provision

Every employer in the UK, regardless of the size of the company, is legally obliged to plan for the provision of first aid at work. Employers must make sure that someone is always available to give or arrange first aid. This applies if the designated first aider is absent for any reason. First aiders must have a valid first aid training certificate. It is not a legal requirement that all employers have a fully trained first aider, but someone must be appointed to take charge of first aid in the workplace.

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Vale for Africa Dinner Dance - 9 March - Don't miss out

if you haven’t bought your tickets yet to attend the Vale for Africa 10th Anniversary Black Tie Dinner Dance on 9th March at The Bear Hotel, Cowbridge, then tickets are selling fast!! Do get yours now to avoid disappointment. Tickets on sale for £45.00 per person

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Cymorth Cymru Annual Conference 2018

Thursday 15 March Marriott Cardiff. The Annual Conference is Cymorth Cymru's biggest event, pulling together all the strands of our work and asking what challenges are facing us over the coming year.

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RNIB Cymru's Online Today project is offering free training

The training will equip staff, volunteers and professionals working within the community with the knowledge, confidence and understanding to help people with sight loss access the benefits of being online and show them that, despite sight loss, partially sighted and blind people can access, use and enjoy all aspects of the internet too.

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Heroes assemble for Spring Clean Cymru

Keep Wales Tidy’s Spring Clean Cymru aims to encourage people across Wales to get together this St David’s Day to clean up their local areas, beaches and rivers – bringing home to people that plastics and other waste ends up in our oceans because of irresponsible littering. Community groups, schools and businesses will all be taking part in four days of action from 1-4 March.

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My Welsh Sport_The Conversation

We'd like people and organisations across Wales to participate in an exciting conversation to develop a new vision for sport. Sport is fun and it helps us keep active and healthy. Sport also has the power to bind our nation together and improve people's lives and the prosperity of Wales.

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Vale for Africa - Grand Event 2018 - Don't miss out!

We will be holding a Dinner Dance on Friday 9th March, 2018 at The Bear Hotel, Cowbridge at £45.00 per person. This price will include a 3 course dinner and a disco. There will be raffle prizes, an auction and some games – plenty of things to make for an entertaining, fun-filled, fundraising evening.

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