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NHS Wales award winners revealed

Awards to celebrate good practice in the Welsh NHS have been handed out to winning teams and projects. Overall winner - outstanding innovation in care - Powys Teaching Health Board

Charity Commission News Strategic Plan 2015 - 18

The Charity Commission will consult on charging charities to pay for regulation, it said in a strategic plan. The strategic plan for 2015-18 said the Commission has shifted resources into monitoring and investigations. It has identified four key strategic aims for the Commission which are "pro

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

Funding News

Powys Environmental Partnership Small Grant Scheme

PEP is taking applications for 2015-16 The Powys Environmental Partnership’s aims are: To provide a voice for environmental interests across Powys by bringing together representatives from the public, private and third sectors. To seek the protection and improvement of the natural and man-made ...

Arwain in Powys calls for expressions of interest

Powys has been successful in gaining just over £5 million under the LEADER 2014 - 2020 programme. The LEADER Programme in Powys has now been named Arwain. It is anticipated that formal approval will be received during July In the meantime the Local Action Group has decided to put out an ...

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Volunteering News

2015 State of the World's Volunteerism Report – Transforming Governance

The United Nations Volunteers Program, launched its flagship report titled "Transforming Governance", which draws on evidences from countries worldwide to show how volunteers serve as catalysts for better governance and help ensure that the post-2015 development efforts profit from ...


Creu perthnasau cryfach yng Nghymru ANGEN YMDDIRIEDOLWYR Yn gweithio i hyrwyddo iechyd, parch a chyfiawnder ym mherthynas cyplau a theuluoedd Mae Relate Cymru yn sefydliad Cymru gyfan ac yn aelod o Ffederasiwn Relate. Ein nod yw cyflawni ein gweledigaeth o: "Ddyfodol lle mae perthynas dda ...

Job Vacancies

Llywodraeth Cymru /Welsh Government Job Vacancy

Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru Penodi Cadeirydd Cyfanswm o 60 niwrnod y flwyddyn - £28,000 o flwyddyn gan gynnwys treuliau rhesymol Lleoliad hyblyg yng Nghymru Mae Llywodraeth Cymru’n chwilio am Gadeirydd ar gyfer Bwrdd Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru – ai chi yw’r person am y swydd? Ydych chi’n pryderu am ...

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

Friends of Rock Park - Ride on Mower for Sale

The Friends of the Rock Park are selling their Ride on mower (plus accessories) which has had very little use in the time I have been a member (14yrs). They would like to sell it within the voluntary sector if possible. If so I give the details below:- Husquvana LT125 Tractor, 1992, with ...

Meetings and Events

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 ...

Alzheimer's Society - Memory Walk

Walk for a World without DementiaTake part in the Park Bryn Bach Memory Walk in Tredegar on Sunday 6 September 2015 and join the fight against dementia. To find out how to take part, contact your local Community Fundraiser, Carolyn Holt, on 07568 116 330 or email

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