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Podcasts for Communities

Podcasts for Communities

Join the Together for Change Masterclass ‘Podcasts for Communities’ for a hands-on experience of recording and editing podcasts, and uploading them to the web. All you need is yourself, an internet connection and your digital device. Ymunwch â’n Dosbarth Meistr...

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Solva’s first Seed Bank

Solva’s first Seed Bank

Solva’s first Seed Bank is open for business! Located in the ‘Milking Parlour’ at BayView Stores, it has a range of flower and vegetable seeds for you to try out. It is also open for donations – just leave any spare seeds that you may have in the box. Happy gardening!...

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Taking Action Against Ageism – training for older people

Taking Action Against Ageism – training for older people

Taking Action Against Ageism Training for Older People Ageism underpins many of the issues currently faced by older people and results in negative stereotypes, older people being treated unfairly and their rights not being respected and upheld. Ageism can also mean...

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Youth mental health 1st aid training

Youth mental health 1st aid training

Please find information below about POINT's Nurturing the Future project in Fishguard POINT are passionate about supporting young people. They are now in a position to be able to offer internationally recognised training in Youth Mental Health 1st Aid. Please find...

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Festival of Ideas presentations

Festival of Ideas presentations

Festival of Ideas Presentations Our thanks to the StDavidsIdeas team for the opportunity to speak on Friday. Watch Mollie Roach and Sue Denman’s presentation again on https://bit.ly/2QhWntj Cyflwyniadau Gŵyl Syniadau Diolchwn i dîm StDavidsIdeas am y cyfle i siarad...

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Ready to Go announcement!

Ready to Go announcement!

Ready to Go Announcement! We are excited to announce that @llanrhianconnectedcommunity and @LlangwmVillageVoices ‘The Little Things’ Rock Opera have been chosen as our pilot communities for ‘Ready to Go’! The Solva Care team are really looking forward to working with...

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Help for older people with the 2021 census

Help for older people with the 2021 census

Comisiynydd Pobl Hŷn Cymru Older People's Commissioner for Wales: The National Statistics Office is encouraging people to fill in the 2021 census online. If you know older people who can't fill the online census, please give this number so that they can ask for a...

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Pembrokeshire People First – manifesto day 12th March

Pembrokeshire People First – manifesto day 12th March

This is the day when members and friends shape the direction in which Pembrokeshire People First travel for the next 2 years. It will take place on Friday 12 March between 1-4pm. Please take a look at the flyers in English and Welsh for more information on how to...

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Solva Care highlights during Covid19

Solva Care highlights during Covid19

Please take a look at the lovely things that took place from March-December 2020 in our Solva Care Highlights during Covid19 poster   Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.

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Does it Count? – join the first Together for Change forum

Does it Count? – join the first Together for Change forum

Join the first Together for Change Forum ‘Does it Count? - Communities and Community Development Research and Evaluation’ Tuesday 13 April 10.00-11.45 The online event is for communities and third-, public- and private-sector researchers, practitioners, planners and...

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PAVS AGM ‘follow up’ survey

PAVS AGM ‘follow up’ survey

If you registered to attend the PAVS AGM or one of the Volunteering for Pembrokeshire ‘Have your say’ events this week (2nd/ 4th March), PAVS are sending out a a ‘follow up’ survey (link below) which does include some of the questions covered in the event but also...

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Innovative Repair and Reuse Scheme to launch in Pembrokeshire

Innovative Repair and Reuse Scheme to launch in Pembrokeshire

A new share, repair and reuse network is to be developed in Pembrokeshire, creating not only a green, circular economy but also social, community and employment benefits. The first part of the project is to create a network of repair cafés. People will be able to...

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Sad news

All of us at Solva Care were so sorry to hear the sad news of the passing of our Trustee Wendy Phillips. Wendy played a full part in the life of the Community. She was a community councillor and a member of the Solva Care Trustee Board in the early days. In addition...

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Versus Arthritis information session

Versus Arthritis information session

Save the date! Versus Arthritis is hosting an information session. It will take place from 10.00am to 12 noon on Wednesday 24 March 2021. Please click here to see the information flyer. This event is for people with arthritis as well as agencies, organisations and...

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Welcome to Your Vote

Welcome to Your Vote

This week is 'Welcome to Your Vote' week, a really important note for those in Wales: 16 and 17 year olds will be eligible to vote in Senedd elections in May. If you're eligible to vote, make sure you're registered by 19th April. • Welcome to your vote! Did you know...

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Volunteering for Pembrokeshire – have your say

Volunteering for Pembrokeshire – have your say

Are you interested in the future of volunteering in Pembrokeshire? Does your organisation or group involve volunteers, or would you like to? Then read on! Pembrokeshire is well known for its community spirit, and this has never been more apparent than during the...

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Eden Project Virtual Community Camp March 2021

Eden Project Virtual Community Camp March 2021

The Eden Project are holding a virtual 'community camp' this March. Thanks to National Lottery players anybody who is supporting their community in their own time, or wants to do more to help their local area could be eligible for this fully funded opportunity! Eden...

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fflecsi bus service

fflecsi bus service

Transport for Wales has teamed up with Pembrokeshire Voluntary Transport and Pembrokeshire County Council to launch a new service in Northwest Pembrokeshire called fflecsi, designed to help people get out and about by bus. To use fflecsi you’ll need to book, which is...

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New grant for carers from Welsh Government

New grant for carers from Welsh Government

There is a new grant available for carers from Welsh Government. Where do you live? Do you support a carer that lives in Pembrokeshire who would benefit from a grant of up to £300? e.g. for a cooker, fridge food, IT equipment (no cash or credit card debt repayments)...

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Free digital training

Free digital training

Pembrokeshire Digital Connections are offering free digital training - 8 courses over 8 weeks. It is ideal for community support workers, third sector volunteers, health board and local authority staff. To find out more (English and Welsh), please click here

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Writing for Wellbeing – Taster session

Writing for Wellbeing – Taster session

Would you like to try a new online (Zoom) writing group during lockdown starting in mid-February and, subject to interest, potentially running for four weeks? Pick up your pen and join us for an hour to enjoy some expressive writing exercises. You will be given a...

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Free online sessions to frontline workers throughout Wales

Free online sessions to frontline workers throughout Wales

I'd like to introduce you to a new Welsh Government funded project – Dangos – and ask for your help to encourage use of the free training and support it will provide. Tens of millions of pounds in benefits and other help currently goes unclaimed in Wales. That’s money...

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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

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