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Age At Work Programme

Age Cymru and Business in the Community (Cymru) are currently offering those aged over 50 a chance to take part in a mid-life review via a webinar...

Power Up for a Warm Winter

Power Up! is an advice hub offering a range of income, tariff and energy efficiency support and advice to those who could be potentially vulnerable in...

How the arts in Wales are supporting mental Health and Wellbeing during Covid-19

A short but powerful film that highlights how the arts in Wales are supporting Mental Health and Well-being throughout the COVID-19 Lockdown.

How do we look after ourselves and others better in the wake of a health crisis such as Covid-19?

Drawing on expertise from Anna Chaplains across the country, the Bible Reading Fellowship have published the 'Carer’s Guide' series, which offers...

Together we can keep people safe

During this time, we need to look out for signs that children, young people or adults in our communities may be being abused, neglected or harmed.

Health & Care Research Wales Surveys

Supporting & developing research which has a positive impact on the health, wellbeing and prosperity of people in Wales - click here to help!

Welsh Government Announcements - 22nd June 2020

Welsh Government has produced new guidance this week on a phased return for the Creative Industries.

Improve your understanding of the psychological impact of COVID-19

Maudsley Learning has collaborated with The Tavistock and Portman NHS FT and FutureLearn to create a FREE online learning course with the aim to help...

Monty Lit Fest Goes Virtual

Monty Lit Fest are not going to stop a little thing like a pandemic get in the way of celebrating what would have been their Festival weekend this...

Zoom Arts & Health Training

Are you an Arts in Health practitioner looking to transfer your work online?

Putting an end to Period Poverty

Powys is supporting the battle to end period poverty.

Mums Matter Support Available

Mid and North Powys Mind are continuing to offer their Mums Matter service online.

Community Connectors Out of Hours Service

PAVO's Community Connector out of hours service has been adjusted.

Brecon Mind info on Green Minds project

'In times of crisis, the natural world is a source of both joy and solace…'

Staying Healthy during COVID 19

As we enter the third phase of lockdown it's important to maintain our physical and mental health as much as possible.

Making Friends With Mortality

In this time of COVID-19 our relationship with mortality is at the surface. How can we make peace with the concept of our mortality towards...

Mental Health Regional Development and Planning Partnership Board Continuing to meet online.

During Covid-19 lockdown the Mental Health Regional Planning and Development Partnership will continue to try to meet online every 3 months.

New Foodbank going from strength to strength.

A new Foodbank has been created in Ystradgynlais to support people during the pandemic. The Foodbank is making good progress and is going from...

Border Village Presents a United Front

We asked Duncan Borthwick of Llanymynech COVID-19 support group, to tell us about the ways in which the local community has come together to support...

How are you doing?

This is an uncertain time for us all, but have you stopped to ask yourself how you are doing?

Worried about keeping warm and heating bills?

With more time at home and winter still lingering there's a need to stay warm and well.

Covid19 guidance for tenants/ landlords and managing agents in the private rented sector

Guidance for Landlords, Managing Agents and tenants in the Private Rented Sector regarding COVID 19

Heartwarming News in Challenging Times

“Being human is given. But keeping our humanity is a choice.”

Self Injury Is?

Raising awareness to help tackle the stigma associated with Self Injury, in order to make it easier to reach out for the help that's needed.

Help Wales after Storm Dennis Floods

All across Wales, and South Wales in particular, communities have been hit by Storm Dennis and the flooding it has caused.

Find out more here......

Here2Help Scheme

You could receive between 10% and 90% off the average Hafren Dyfrdwy water bill through the Here2Help Scheme.

What's it like to be a carer?

Carers UK need your help to paint a picture of what it’s like to be a carer.

Powys - Your County Needs You.

We all know what a wonderful place Powys is to live and work, yet recruitment remains one of the key challenges in rural Powys.


WCVA - Survey on Quality Standards - What do you think?

WCVA are undertaking some research into attitudes towards quality standards in the voluntary sector.

ALDI gets Neighbourly.

The ALDI Llandrindod Wells store has been selected to be a trial store for the region to donate chilled food under the national donation programme.

An Angel for Powys

Powys sends a powerful anti-violence message, promoting safer communities with the Knife Angel in residence at the Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown.

PAVO Volunteer of the Year.

2020 marks the 10th anniversary of Powys Volunteer of the Year.

Job opportunities with the Older People's Commissioner

Due to the retirement of the Commissioner’s Personal Assistant the Older Poeple's Commissioner is looking to fill two vacancies.

Community Cohesion Fund

Project funding available (up to £2500) is available to develop activities and resources to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities...

Cwm Wanderers - A Good News Story

Check out this great article from the FAW trust about how Cwm Wanderers became the community club of the year.

Zap Map Is Here

A valuable resource for anyone with an electric vehicle.

The Knife Angel - Coming to Newtown Jan 2020

The Knife Angel is the National Monument Against Violence and Aggression; and has been sculpted out of knives that have been surrendered to/or seized...

Community Sector Network: Workshops

Building Communities Trust need your help to gather thoughts from the sector

New Calan Podcast

Calan are excited to release their first ever podcast. Calan’s first podcast entitled "What next!" is a survivor led podcast where Rachel Williams...

Powys Gold Winner at the 2019 Wales Care Awards

Congratulations to Nick Evans from Cymryd Rhan, the only person in Powys to receive a Gold Award at the recent 2019 Wales Care Awards.

Hafren Dyfrdwy - support for you.

Hafren Dyfrdwy want to do all they can to help those who need extra support.

Could you be our new Trustee???

PAVO is inviting nominations from individuals who wish to stand for election to their Board of Trustees at the AGM on Tuesday 19 November 2019. 

Gareg Llwyd Hill Windfarm Community Benefit Fund

Applications are invited from groups and projects which benefit the communities living in the following community council areas:


Bettws y...

The Social Value Development Fund is now open.

There is £128,000 available between now and the end of March 2020 and a further £175,000 available between 1st April 2020 and 31st March 2020....

Oes gennych chi weithiwr gofal sydd wir yn gwneud gwahaniaeth i’ch bywyd?

Mae'r Gwobrau yn ôl ac rydym nawr yn derbyn ceisiadau ac enwebiadau!

Do you have a care worker who really makes a difference to your life?

The Accolades are back and we’re now accepting entries and nominations!

Your Privacy Matters

Please take some time to read our privacy policy and commitment to you.

Powys Lotto - It could be you!

Powys Lotto is now live and supporting lots of good causes in Powys.

Exploring Well-being with People who need Care and Support in Wales

Swansea University is looking to talk to people aged over 18 who are using social care services in Wales. This is part of a research study about...

Could you represent the people of Powys

The Regional Partnership board for Powys is looking for people to join the board as citizen reps.The Regional Partnership Board is responsible for...

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has launched a Facebook page!

A chance to get interactive with the Older People's Commissioner for Wales

WCVA Newsletter w/c 2nd September '19

A round up of the latest WCVA news.

WAST - Recruiting 3 Non Executive Directors

The Welsh Ambulance Services Trust are looking to appoint 3 non executive directors to their board.

Review of the Well-being Plans for Ceredigion, Gwynedd and Anglesey, and Powys

This report provides a review of the Well-being Plans of the Local Authorities that cover the Mid Wales region, with the intent of developing an...

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board have been successful in gaining funding for a full time research masters placement at Cardiff Metropolitan...

Autism & Aspergers Awareness

Cartrefi Cymru have places available on their Autism and Aspergers awareness training courses.


Citizens Advice are first Advice Service to be accredited under new Welsh Government Quality Mark Scheme.

Citizens Advice Service has been independently assessed as fully compliant with the new National Information & Advice Quality Framework

Time to spend a penny?

Powys County Council launched a Public Toilet Strategy in May 2019.


The aim of the strategy is to sustain and improve access to public toilets in a...

2020 GSK IMPACT Awards

Funding and free training for health charities.

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