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LAST GVS e-bulletin for 2021 – Voluntary Sector News (17/12/21)

GVS News
 
GVS’ offices will be closed from Friday 24th December until Tuesday 4th January 2022 / Bydd swyddfeydd ‘GVS’ ar gau rhwng dydd Gwener 24ain Rhagfyr a dydd Mawrth 4ydd Ionawr 2022 Read More
General news
The Council is consulting on its draft Annual Delivery Plan for 2022-23. The draft Annual Delivery Plan sets out the actions we will undertake in 2022-23 as part of the delivery of the Council’s Corporate Plan for 2020 – 25.  The Corporate Plan sets our priorities for a five year period whilst the draft Annual Delivery Plan details what we will take forward in 2022-23. Read More
Are you more aware and concerned about climate change now that you used to be? Does a new year give you the boost you need to do something positive about it? Do you want to take action locally – but you’re not sure where to start? Let us help! Read More
Barry Beavers Disabled Swimming Club celebrated its 40th Anniversary in style at the Memo Arts Centre, Barry on Saturday 4th December. Read More
Funding

A new funding opportunity for organisations in Wales – aimed at providing NEW Doorstep Sport and Us Girls sites in underserved communities. Read More
und innovative third sector sustainable preventative community activities and services in Cardiff and the Vale that provide support to people with learning disabilities. Read More
Grants of between £500 – £2,000 will be awarded to groups that support their communities. Read More
The Grant shall be used to support groups that can evidence a sustained beneficial impact on older people’s lives who are excluded or disadvantaged. Read More
Funding to support projects that support the educational development of children from early years to 18 years, and/or that support health matters and healthy living. Read More
The Cardiff Council and Vale of Glamorgan Council in partnership with Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC) and Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) have allocated £30,000 in total, to fund innovative third sector sustainable preventative community activities and services in Cardiff and the Vale. The Fund is administered by C3SC in partnership with GVS. Deadline for applications is 5pm on 7th January 2022 Read More
Health
The Stroke Association Community Steps programme of events is now available. Read More
In March this year we launched our Diabetes UK Cymru Befriending Circle which provides people with phone and email-based peer support. We match people with our trained volunteers based on their experience of diabetes. Read More
The latest phase of the Welsh Government’s Keep Wales Safe campaign which aims to ‘disrupt the transmission’ of COVID-19 is launching today (Monday 6 December). Read More
Statement from Dr Meng Khaw, National Director for Health Protection and Screening Services for Public Health Wales Read More
Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan – like the rest of the UK – is currently facing unprecedented demand for health and social care services. Read More
To see information on this service please click the link Read More
To see the latest amendments for social care workers please click the link Read More
Rt Hon Mark Drakeford MS, First Minister of Wales Read More
Following advice from the UK Health Security Agency and in the light of the rapid increase in Omicron cases, the UK Chief Medical Officers and NHS England National Medical Director have recommended to Ministers that the UK COVID Alert Level should increase from Level 3 to Level 4. Read More
Chief Medical Officer for Wales statement on 21 day COVID-19 review: 9 December 2021 Read More
We need to fill several different roles to help us get the COVID vaccine to communities across Cardiff and the Vale as quickly as possible. You will be joining a great team, at a critical time in the programme as the vaccine effort continues. Read More
The First Minister is urging everyone to have their COVID-19 booster vaccine as he warned Wales is facing a new wave of infections caused by the Omicron variant. Read More
Health Minister Eluned Morgan has today (Thursday 9th December) announced plans to increase capacity for identifying the Omicron variant in Wales. Read More
Vacancies
There are a number of vacancies with Bawso. Read More
Registered Nurses, Doctors or Allied Health Professionals Needed Read More
Training
An invaluable step by step beginner level introduction to the key features, giving you the skills and knowledge to confidently use Twitter. Read More
This session is for people who are thinking about using social media as a marketing tool to reach out and engage more people in your service. Read More
A workshop to help you with key information about the basics of Data Protection since our departure from the EU and the Transition Period. Read More
£10 per person on Zoom. An ideal training course if you are new to managing volunteers or would like a refresher. Read More
Get advice on fundraising for your charity or voluntary group. Read More
Being a trustee can be a daunting prospect, particularly if a person has no previous experience. This training session will provide an informal overview of the role and responsibility of being a trustee. Read More
Events
The branch meets for a monthly lunch at The Cherry Orchard, Barry Road, Barry. Read More
A free event on Saturday 18th December from 3pm – 4pm. A musical feast with Barry Brass Band, Barry Ladies Choir, Barry Male Voice Choir and Vale Christmas Chorus. Read More

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