Our blog

Friday Club on 22 November

Friday Club on 22 November

Join us a Solva Memorial Hall on Friday 22 November, 2-4pm for Nadia’s Craft and Gentle Movement with Helen.  Call Lena on 07805 717556 if you would like assistance to come.

Image by rawpixel from Pixabay 

Framing Age

Framing Age

Framing Age is a photography competition sponsored by the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research.

Solva Community Christmas Lunch

Solva Community Christmas Lunch

Solva’s annual over-60s Christmas luncheon is hosted by Solva Community Council each year for everyone who is part of the Solva community.  This year’s will be held on Saturday 7 December at 12.30pm in the Memorial Hall with entertainment by the Brian Jobson band.  Add your name to the list in Bay View Stores if you are interested.

Friday Club on 8 November

Friday Club on 8 November

Join Ifor and Gill for a fun quiz, followed by Gentle Movement with Helen.  2-4pm at Solva Memorial Hall – all welcome!

A successful Seminar

A successful Seminar

Solva Care’s Seminar was held on Thursday 24 October. Chair of the Innovate to Save Direct Payments Project, Sue Denman, welcomed speakers including Ian Westley (Chief Executive of Pembrokeshire County Council), Lesley Robertson-Steel and Maria Jones from Solva Care, independent researcher Bryan Collis and Maria Davies (PAVS) and Lee James (PLANED).

Come Work for Us!

Come Work for Us!

SOLVA CARE have an exciting job opportunity

Post: Community Action Researcher; Salary: £12 per hour (24 hours per week); Location: Solva

Solva Care is a voluntary-based, community-development charity centring on providing limited social support and well-being activities at a local level.  There is an exciting job opportunity for an enthusiastic Researcher to join their team.

Based within the Research Monitoring and Evaluation (RME) Sub-Group, you will work closely with all areas of the charity and with external stakeholders to assist RME implement their strategy. This exciting position offers work on a number of key research tasks including the evaluation and dissemination of the Solva Care Toolkit in Pembrokeshire.  Qualifications to first degree level or equivalent.

Interested?  Application by CV and letter to Bruce Payne (Solva Care Finance Officer) email: brucepayne241@gmail.com

Job Description: Please contact Bruce by email or mobile 07890 987259.

For an informal chat about the post, contact Sue Denman, RME Chair on 01437 721331, or email Sue: kthdenman@aol.com

Closing date: Wednesday 23 October 2019

Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay

Friday Club!

Friday Club!

This week’s Friday Club on 18 October, 2-4pm in Solva Memorial Hall welcomes Carol-Ann and Fran for ‘Share Your Memories’ (please bring your memory aid) and Gentle Movement with Helen.  All ages to attend, and we can assist with transport.  Call Lena on 07805 717556 or just come along.

Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay 

Solva Care in the Press

Mynewsdesk

10 November 2014
‘Doing different things’ in care and support in Wales / ‘Gwneud pethau gwahanol’ mewn gofal a chefnogaeth yng Nghymru

BBC News

28 August 2019
Solva Care volunteers ‘plugging the gap’ in Pembrokeshire

BBC News

23 November 2016
Funding fears over Solva Care project in Pembrokeshire

BBC News

23 October 2015
Pilot project to ‘keep care local’ in Pembrokeshire village

County Echo

30 September 2016
Village hosts conference on community and home care

BBC News

27 April 2017
Solva Care project in Pembrokeshire secures funding

Coop News

13 November 2014
Welsh Government examines differnt approach to social services with pilot projects

County Echo

7 December 2015
Health Minister visits community care project

BBC News

23 November 2016
Solva Care project ‘makes a difference’, says volunteer

Tivy-Side Advertiser

9 November 2015
Solva pilots local care project

County Echo

14 February 2017
Molly wins anti-scam quiz

BBC News

28 August 2019
Volunteers ‘ease the loneliness’ for Solva’s elderly people

Registered Charity Number 1172878