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Arwain, the LEADER programme in Powys is now open

Information Evening – Syrian Refugees (Llandrindod Wells)

Powys Wellbeing Plan – Powys 2040

Funding News

Arwain the LEADER programme in Powys is now open

Arwain, the LEADER programme in Powys is now open. LEADER focuses on delivering a bottom-up method for encouraging and promoting rural development. Support is primarily aimed at small-scale pilot projects that are innovative in nature and can be from community groups, social enterprises, businesses...


This is a special fund to celebrate the 60th anniversary. Wales is a priority region - they are really keen to see more Welsh applications. This fund is for one off capital improvements to existing buildings or new buildings.Projects can apply for between £30,000 - £150,000. If your total project...

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O4C Funding Portal

Conduct your own funding search or browse funders by theme by using the new PAVO Open4Community Funding Portal.

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Powys Notice Board

Centre Celf - Shared Office Space Available

Are you fed up of working from home, would you like your own desk in a central, busy and friendly environment? We have desks available in a shared office at Centre Celf, Tremont Road, Llandrindod Wells. Newly available, two desk spaces to rent in a shared office at Centre Celf, Llandrindod Wells....

Mid Powys Glaucoma Group

Venue: Howey Village Hall, Howey, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5PT Date: Monday 6th November 2017    Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm Programme: 1. 'Glaucoma' Mr Ben While - Consultant Ophthalmologist 2. 'Introducing the International Glaucoma Association' Eryl Williams IGA Regional Devel...

Volunteering News

Powys Volunteer of the Year 2018 - A Big Thank You!

Volunteering really does make a difference! PAVO would like to thank you all who nominated volunteers for Powys Volunteer of the Year 2018. The nominations for this year's awards have now closed. Powys Volunteer Centre has been inundated with nominations from both individuals and groups, voluntee...

Gwirvol Youth Led Grants Still time to apply!

Small grants up to £600 are available form PAVO to run a project that provides volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14-25 years. The young people can be from an existing group or just young people coming together to run a project of their own choosing. The application must be written by...

Meetings and Events

Bracken Trust: SafeTALK:Suicide Alertness Course for Everyone

SafeTALK: Suicide Alertness Course for Everyone Being held at Bracken Trust, Llandrindod Wells on 21/5/18 @ 12.30 Training provided by Grassroots Suicide Prevention Cost per person is £27.50 per person including the provision of tea/ coffee/ biscuits Course Content SafeTALK: Suicide Alertness ...

Celf o Gwmpas - Arts Round About

Exhibition Preview, Pudding & Prosecco! Thursday 22nd February 2018 5pm to 7pm Join Celf o Gwmpas for a fabulous evening of art and deliciousness and feel good about supporting a great cause! Celf o Gwmpas in partnership with Disability Arts Cymru (DAC) is delighted to present the 'IN Residen...

Job Vacancies

Elite Job Vacancies

ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd enable individuals with disabilities or those at disadvantage, to access, obtain and maintain paid employment via appropriate support. ELITE are currently looking to recruit: 2 Fulltime (35 hrs) Job Coach positions. £14,882.14 rising to £15,896.05 Based in t...

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PAVO provides training courses on all aspects of running community groups and voluntary organisations ... find out more

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Powys Mental Health Team

The Powys Mental Health Team provides information, support, representation networks, advice and training to the Third Sector on any aspect of mental health services in Powys ... find out more

Children and Young People

A network for organisations and groups who support, help, play and work with children, young people and their families, helping them to share good practice, work together and link to the CYP Partnership ... find out more

Health, Social Care & Wellbeing

Have your say and keep informed about how the Third Sector contributes to Health and Social Care services in Powys ... find out more

Community Transport

Community Transport meets the transport needs of communities where these needs are not or cannot be adequately met by public and/or commercial transport ... find out more

Community Development

PAVO's team of Development Officers can provide you with practical support to help develop your community group or voluntary group and its activities ... find out more

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