DIARY MARKER:      PAVO 2015 Conference and AGM

12 November 12 noon – 4.30pm     Venue to be confirmed

The theme of the conference is ‘Turning the Tables – an opportunity to listen’

Prof. Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health & Social Care will attend the conference and give the key note address.

Invitations will follow in due course. Read more .....

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Children & Young People Survey & Parents Survey: Play Sufficiency

According to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) you have the right to say what you think should happen when adults are making decisions that affect you. These questions are to help Powys County Council find out what you think about the places where you play or spend tim

News From the Charity Commission

Revised Trustee Declaration Form published Revised trustee declaration Revised CC3 Applications for charity registration; demonstrating the requirement to register The current trustee declaration form is now on our website. If you are applying to register a new charity make sure that your client

We recognize the huge contribution made by the Third Sector to life in Wales.

Third Sector organisations all have some important characteristics in common, being: independent, non-governmental bodies; established voluntarily by people who choose to organise; 'value-driven' and motivated by the desire to further social, cultural or environmental objectives, rather than simply

Funding News

Funding Available for Powys Organisations - PDAC

Powys Drugs and Alcohol Centres (PDAC) is a long established local charitable organisation which was formed to provide a wide range of support for individuals living in Powys who are dependant on drugs, alcohol or other substances.  PDAC are offering financial support to Powys based voluntary ...

Would you like £1500 towards your community sport project?

The deadline for the next round of Community Chest funding is fast approaching - Thursday Sept 3rd - so please hurry and submit the attached application form ASAP if your club wishes to apply for up to £1500 to deliver a scheme that will either increase participation or improve standards in your ...

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Volunteering News

Groundwork Wales is seeking new Trustees

Groundwork Wales is seeking new TRUSTEES Groundwork 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 ...

Volunteers in Newtown

URGENT Call - Volunteers needed in the North of the county for RVS Good Neighbour scheme contact Karen Karen.Jones@<wbr></wbr> or Michele at<wbr></wbr>uk

Job Vacancies

Action For Children Job Vacancy

Family Support Practitioner Vacancy reference HRSS005104 Cynnal Plant Powys is commissioned to provide a Family & Behavioural Support Service for families with childen/young people 0 - 11 years. We are a team of workers who cover the whole of Powys, offering family support and information for ...

Powys Notice Board

Do you need help with Book-keeping or Payroll?

The bookkeeping service is offered to voluntary organisations in Powys and includes the following: Day to day bookkeeping, including record keeping of all payments and receipts, balancing bank accounts, writing cheques, drawing up income and expenditure accounts;Liaison with the bank in setting up

Cruse Beareavement Care Trustee opportunity

The current chair of Cruse Bereavement Care in Powys is standing down at their AGM in July and is seeking a volunteer who would be interested in taking on the role. They are also seeking volunteers to help with administration, fundraising and other non-client activities and anyone interested in ...

Meetings and Events

Mental Health and Housing Seminar

Mental Health and Housing Seminar 15th September Media Resource Centre Llandrindod Wells 9.30am to 2pm The latest in our series of good practice seminars focuses on mental health and housing. This half day event will have five workshops where we will cover:Considering mental health at ...

The Powys Annual Tobacco Control Conference 2015 - new date!

On behalf of the Powys Public Health Team, The Powys Annual Tobacco Control Conference 2015 will now be held on 17th November 2015, 10am - 3pm.  Please note this has been re-scheduled from 28th July - please delete the 28th July from your calendar. Apologies for any inconvenience this may has ...

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