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Tea and Chat IT solving sessions

Tea and Chat IT solving sessions

Come along to our next and final Tea and Chat IT solving session next Thursday 30th September from 12 -13:30.   Image by StartUpStockPhotos from Pixabay.

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Shop + Chat

Shop + Chat

Our next two Shop + Chat events are Sunday 22 August from 2-4pm and Wednesday 1 September from 10am-12. Please bring cash and a mask. Hope to see you there!

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Solva Care and Amazon Smile

Solva Care and Amazon Smile

Solva Care is now registered with AmazonSmile! "How does AmazonSmile work? When first visiting Amazon Smile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organisation. Amazon will give 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT and other shipping fees) of eligible...

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Ghosts/Smugglers/Pirates

Ghosts/Smugglers/Pirates

We are planning to run walks around Solva from this summer. They will be open to everyone and we there will be a charge. There are many ways to get involved – research, pass on or collect stories about ghosts/smugglers/pirates/a bit of interesting history, etc. We...

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Mouse Trail registration – extended to mid-June

Mouse Trail registration – extended to mid-June

At the end of last year the mice sailed home for the second lockdown but are getting ready to come back to Solva for their summer holiday and join in with all the fun. It is time to join the summer Mouse Trail and display your mice! Use last years, make a new one or...

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Shop & Chat, Wednesday 9th June, 10-12

Shop & Chat, Wednesday 9th June, 10-12

The first Pop-up shop and Chat event, held at the Solva Clubhouse (AFC) on Wednesday 19th morning, was quite a success. The weather was beautiful and we had stalls and tables for refreshments outside. We sold books, boots, joss stick burners, table, chairs, and plants...

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Friday Club update

Friday Club update

Friday Club resumed on 7 May 2-4 pm in the fb clubhouse, 2 weeks earlier than originally planned, due to the early lifting of restrictions. We were only allowed 15 people for the first two, but from 21 May we can be up to 30. The first hour is usually a bit of gentle...

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IT Support Sessions

IT Support Sessions

We will be running IT Support Sessions in the fb clubhouse on Mondays every other week for 6 weeks starting 7 June 2-3.30pm. Bring your laptop, tablet or phone and any problems/questions you have about using it. Have a coffee/tea whilst we help you sort it out.

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Solva Heritage Society – National Health Day, July 5th 2021

Solva Heritage Society – National Health Day, July 5th 2021

Remember the penny a week health insurance scheme or visits to the dentist without anaesthetic? What about home remedies – “syrup of figs” or castor oil, cod-liver oil, butter on burns and lancing of boils? We are eager to hear your awful, happy or funny memories of...

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Mouse Trail 2021

Mouse Trail 2021

At the end of last year the mice sailed home for the second lockdown but are getting ready to come back to Solva for their summer holiday and join in with all the fun. It is time to join the summer Mouse Trail and display your mice! Use last years, make a new one or...

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Telephone Scams information

Telephone Scams information

Please click here to read the above posters that provide information about telephone scams. Poster by Cyber Crime Team, Dyfed-Powys Police.

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Social Media masterclass 12 May

Social Media masterclass 12 May

Join the Together for Change Masterclass on how to use social media more effectively to communicate with your community and volunteers. Please click here to see the information flyer and to find out how to sign up.

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Welsh Blood Service – 6th, 7th May

Welsh Blood Service – 6th, 7th May

The Welsh Blood Service aims to have least 7 days of each blood type at all times to help patients in need across Wales. Can you help by giving blood at Haverfordwest Rugby Club on 6,7 May ? Visit https://wbs.wales/GiveBloodSolva to book a lifesaving donation Nod...

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Fflecsi briefing event – Wednesday 19 May 11am

Fflecsi briefing event – Wednesday 19 May 11am

Fflecsi is the new bus service in north west Pembrokeshire and has been running since November. There is an online briefing event on Wednesday, May 19th 11am to introduce the new Fflecsi service. It is open to everyone so if you would like to find out more about the...

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Pembrokeshire Crime & Disorder Survey

Pembrokeshire Crime & Disorder Survey

The Pembrokeshire Community Safety Partnership (Safer Pembrokeshire CSP) is undertaking a survey to seek the views of the public on perceptions of crime and personal safety and in particular anti-social behaviour, community cohesion and hate crime within Pembrokeshire...

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CADR Photo Competition 2021

CADR Photo Competition 2021

The Centre for Ageing & Dementia Research photo competition is now open. For more information visit: https://www.cadr.cymru/en/news-info.htm?id=230 The competition will close on the 1 September. Cystadleuaeth Ffotograff CADR 2021 Mae’r gystadleuaeth nawr ar agor....

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National Museum Wales – Objects of Comfort

National Museum Wales – Objects of Comfort

The museum has launched a new resource for care and group settings called Objects of Comfort For more information, click here: Objects of Comfort | National Museum Wales Mae’r amgueddfa wedi lansio adnodd newydd ar gyfer lleoliadau gofal a grwpiau o’r enw Cysur mewn...

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The Big Lunch 5-6 June 2021 – save the date

The Big Lunch 5-6 June 2021 – save the date

Join on 5-6 June to celebrate community connections. The Big Lunch is a brilliant opportunity to build stronger community connections in 2021, whether that’s online, on your doorstep or over the fence. June may not be too far away, so now is the perfect time to start...

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Safeguarding sessions

Safeguarding sessions

The following sessions are being delivered by Suzanne Mollison from the WCVA’s Safeguarding Team: • Refreshing Your Safeguarding Policy – 3.00pm, 15th April • Reviewing Your Safeguarding Policy in Light of Covid – 3.00pm, 29th April • DBS – What do we need to know –...

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Importance of Good Mental Health

Importance of Good Mental Health

PAVS working in collaboration with West Wales Action for Mental Health (WWAMH) has arranged for Tim Teeling to deliver a series of seven free hour workshops from the beginning of May on the Importance of Good Mental Health. Sessions include Anxiety, Bipolar &...

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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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