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A Date for Your Diaries…

A Date for Your Diaries…

PEOPLE, PLACE AND WELL-BEING : POBL, LLE A LLESIANT – the experience of a small Pembrokeshire village

Where? Merlin Theatre, Pembrokeshire College, Haverfordwest.

When? 5-8pm on Wednesday 11 March.

What? Music, poetry, film and presentations on community life and development.

What else? The event is organised by Solva Care, so please do join us for food and refreshments at 5pm before the event starts at 6pm.

We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

SOLVA CARE has 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.

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

Job Description: Download a PDF.

For an informal chat about the post, contact Sue Denman, RME Chair on 01437 721331, or email Sue: denmans@solvacare.co.uk

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 31 January 2020.

Interview date: Monday 3 February.

Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay

Friday Club is Back!

Friday Club is Back!

The Ukulele Pirates kick off the new term so come and join in the fun – as you can see from December’s Club.  2-4pm at Solva Memorial Hall.

Friday Club Photos

Friday Club Photos

Friday Club is not back until 3 January.  Here is one of the photos from last week’s Christmas special!

Solva Sparkles!

Solva Sparkles!

We’ve reached Day 9 of Sparkling Solva and what a creative village we are!  Check out the photos to date on our Sparkling Solva! Blog at https://www.solvacare.co.uk/sparkling-solva-blog/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/solvacarewales/

Last Friday Club of 2019!

Last Friday Club of 2019!

Join us for Friday Club on 13 December for Carol Ann’s festive beetle drive and Gentle Movement with Helen. The new term starts again on 3 January! Photo by Mink Mingle on Unsplash.

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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