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Attending the Royal Welsh Show on Wednesday, 25 July? Then why not attend Social Care Wales’ event to discuss loneliness and isolation?

In December 2017, the Assembly’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee published the findings of its inquiry into loneliness and isolation in Wales and the Welsh Government has said tackling the causes of loneliness and social isolation is a national priority. Against that backdrop, we’re holding an event to discuss loneliness and isolation from different perspectives.

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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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Deaf/Blind Cymru support in the Vale of Glamorgan

Do you have trouble with your eyes or ears or both? If your sight or hearing has started to deteriorate or you recognise this in a loved one etc then don't be afraid to talk to someone about it. Deaf/Blind Cymru help people with any level of dual sensory loss with support tailored to individual needs, “you are not alone”.

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Vacancy - Groundwork Wales Enterprise Officer

We are recruiting the following post: Enterprise Officer, 37 hours (1 year fixed term, extension subject to funding) Salary £18,943 - £22,842. Based in Pontllanfraith, Blackwood with travel across the region. Closing date for applications is at midday on 15th August 2018.

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Vacancy at Parkinson’s UK

Parkinson’s UK are recruiting for a Live Loud! Project Worker to implement the development and delivery of the Parkinson’s UK Live Loud! programme across the Cwm Taf, ABMU and South Powys areas of South Wales. Closing date: 22 July 2018

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You don’t need to run to be part of race day!

Volunteers are essential in making sure that race day is a huge success and you will be part of a large team of amazing volunteers called ‘The Extra-Milers’ that will help ensure that runners and spectators alike have a great experience. Taking place on Sunday 5 August the event forms part of the Barry Summer Weekenders and will incorporate a 10k race and family fun run.

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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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Introducing The Exchange Cowbridge Ltd

The Exchange Cowbridge is part of an exciting project taking place in Cowbridge to develop an iconic market hall run by the community for the community. We have a multi talented and energetic volunteer committee but are missing some necessary skills that will help us on our way.

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Peer Volunteers Wanted - Building Bridges Volunteer Peer Mediator

What does it involve: as a volunteer peer mediator you will be helping your community work together more effectively. This will be done by working with other families and professionals who may be involved with families. You will support them to find solutions and strengths to problems they may be having such as arguments, disputes and disagreements. You will be there to work with them to find a way to move forward.

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NEW Garden Volunteering Project

Volunteers are now being recruited for a brand new garden support project in the Vale of Glamorgan. You can earn Time Credits by volunteering to support tenants with their gardens. Volunteering duties will include: Mowing lawns, maintaining and clearing gardens, hedge strimming and weeding.

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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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Groundwork Wales is seeking to appoint two trustees

Groundwork Wales supports communities in need, working with partners to help improve the quality of people’s lives, their prospects and potential and the places where they live, work and play. Our vision is of a society of sustainable communities which are vibrant, healthy and safe, which respect the local and global environment and where individuals and enterprise prosper.

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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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