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Develop your Welsh language skills

Do you want to improve your Welsh language skills so you feel more confident using Welsh with the people you care and support? Social Care Wales has partnered with the National Centre for Learning Welsh on Work Welsh.

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Llantwit Major Youth Centre

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) is delighted to be negotiating with the Vale of Glamorgan Council for the Leasehold interest in the building known locally as the Llantwit Major Youth Centre. GVS is keen to allay any fears that the local community may have about the future of the youth clubs that are run from the building.

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The Value of Small - Wales

Lloyds Bank Foundation commissioned a team of independent researchers to look at the distinctive contribution, value and experiences of small and medium-sized charities. During the FREE event we will be discussing how their report - The Value of Small – can inform the policy and practice of the third sector and small and local charities across Wales.

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11th Year Anniversary of Black History Month celebrations in Wales

Race Council Cymru manages the Black History Wales wide (BHW) and Black History Cymru 365 portfolio in Wales and acknowledges the contributions made by Black people to local, national and world history and culture. It does this through delivering an informative educational and celebratory programme of events through the year, culminating in an end of year celebration of Black History Month in October annually

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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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Read our latest report "Transport fit for future generations"

Our new report – Transport fit for Future Generations – demonstrates how the Well-being of Future Generations Act should be used to consider solutions to solve problems such as congestion by identifying far reaching and ambitious solutions which will improve the well-being of both current and future generations.

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Y Bont successful to create a Family Funzone

Y Bont has been awarded a grant of £530,059 for the Y Bont's 'Family Funzone' The 5 year project will engage with disabled children and their families in Bridgend to reduce the challenges they face, in particular isolation and a lack of social opportunity, encouraging them to develop peer support amongst each other, build relationships and enjoy an active lifestyle through activities that include the whole family.

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