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Vale of Glamorgan News

Support for young carers with new ID card scheme


A new scheme to enable young carers in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to get the support and recognition they need has been launched today, during Carers Week. Read More

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

Test, Trace, Protect service sets out plans for next phase of pandemic response

The Cardiff and Vale Test, Trace, Protect service has announced its plans for the way it will work in order to tackle the likely challenges of the future. Read More

Sumit Goyal to be awarded MBE on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021

We are delighted to announce that Sumit Goyal has been named on this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list and will be awarded with an MBE for services to Breast Cancer and Cardiff Breast Centre Charity. Read More

Make agile working work for you and your team

The pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many more of us working from home for at least a few days most weeks and learning to collaborate via Zoom, Teams and other digital tools. There are plenty of ways to minimise the downsides and accentuate the upsides of agile working while protecting our mental and physical health. Read More

Health & Wellbeing

Report highlights challenges faced by unpaid carers during pandemic

A new Cardiff University report, funded by Public Health Wales, highlights the additional challenges that unpaid carers have faced during the Coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Delta variant (VOC-21APR-02) is now the most common variant of new cases in Wales as numbers rise to 315

Public Health Wales has today confirmed the numbers of Delta variant (VOC-21APR-02) have increased to 315. This is a rise of 131 cases since the last update given on 10 June. Read More

Welsh Government News

First Minister marks landmark change in blood donation rules

The First Minister has given blood on World Blood Donor Day (14 June) to mark the change in eligibility rules allowing more people to donate. Read More

News from the BBC

Covid vaccination: All adults in Wales offered first jab

All adults in Wales have been offered a Covid jab, which the Welsh government says is six weeks ahead of schedule. Read More


COVID–19 Small Grants Scheme for Vale of Glamorgan Groups

GVS, with thanks to funding from Welsh Government, is administering a small grants scheme to help non profit groups and organisations in the Vale of Glamorgan who are actively working in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More

Third Sector Grants Programme – Cardiff & Vale Health Charity Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB)

Cardiff & Vale Health Charity has allocated funding to support third sector community projects to enhance the Health and Wellbeing of people in the region through creative solutions. The maximum that can be applied for is £5,000. This is both a REVENUE and CAPITAL grant. The Grant will be open for applications from Tuesday 1st June 2021 with a deadline for submission of 12 noon on Friday 9th July 2021  Read More


Vacancies with Shelter Cymru

Vacancies for Housing Law Caseworkers. Deadline for applications is 22nd June 2021 Read More

Vacancies with ValePlus

ValePlus is recruiting two part-time posts to support the delivery of our provision in our Llantwit Major Centre. Closing date for applications: Friday 25th June at 3pm. Read More

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Glamorgan Voluntary Services 

The Staff team at GVS are currently fielding many responses and queries from

  • Individuals offering to help their local community
  • Voluntary and Community groups developing their own contingency plans
  • Public Sector partners seeking the best way to access safe, coordinated voluntary and community-based support for the Residents of the Vale of Glamorgan.

In our role as the County Voluntary Council for the Vale of Glamorgan we are concentrating our efforts on being the conduit between support offered and support needed, whilst supporting organisations, some newly formed, with their governance and planning.  All staff are currently working from home so please bear with us.

Volunteering enquiries and Development, Funding and Health & Social Care enquiries
Please access the Volunteering in Wales website for individuals to register interest in volunteering opportunities

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