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Public consultation for Powys residents

As you may be aware from items in the local press and in this month’s PAVO E-Briefing, Powys County Council (PCC) is currently running an on-line public consultation exercise regarding the choices it faces in making £27m worth of savings over the next three years. The consultation runs until 30 November 2015 The exercise is […]

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Wales CSA gathering September 2015

September saw the annual Wales CSA Gathering. The gathering was held on Ty’r Eithin’s beautiful farm just outside the village of Bancffosfelen, where the Banc Organics CSA box scheme is based. The three day event was action packed with people arriving on the Friday night, a full day of workshops and activities on the Saturday […]

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Tesco Charity Community Awards

Grants of between £500 and £2,500 are available to registered charities and not for profit organisations that are based in areas in the UK where Tesco has stores. Funding is available to provide practical benefits, such as equipment and resources for projects that directly benefit health, sustainability or opportunities for young people. Projects that may […]

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Two job opportunities at Clynfyw, Pembrokeshire

Development Worker (16hrs min/week) and a Finance Officer (6hrs/week)- see below for further information. Clynfyw is a north Pembrokeshire Care Farm. We support vulnerable people through farm based microenterprises using the countryside as a therapeutic tool for fun, learning and growth. Enterprises include charcoal making, local volunteering, community gardening service, refurbishing mobility aids for rehousing […]

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Heritage of Orchards & Cider Making in Wales’ project

The Welsh Perry and Cider Society are currently in stage 1 of a ‘Heritage of Orchards & Cider Making in Wales’ project. As part of the project they are looking for 20 community groups to work with across Wales who are interested in planting or regenerating a community orchard. Each group will need to have […]

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FCFCG Mid Wales Skill Share event, 26 September

Mid Wales Skill Sharing event When: Friday 26th September Where: Denmark Farm, Betws Bledrws, Lampeter, Ceredigion SA48 8PB This year’s FCFCG Mid Wales Gathering will be held at Denmark Farm, a pioneering project connecting people with nature, where wildlife conservation is at the heart of all their activities.  The day will be jam packed, including […]

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Clas Cymru update August 2014

CLAS Cymru is pleased to announce that we will be officially launching our joint work with City and County of Swansea Council on 26  September as part of the European Federation of City Farms conference that is being hosted by FCFCG in Swansea. On the 16th October we will be launching the joint work with […]

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Acorn Fund, South Wales

Up to £1,000 on capital expenditure available per award in specific geographical areas mainly South East Wales but also Swansea and Brecon. These postcodes NP, CF, SA 1-13, HR1 1, HR1 2, HR2, HR4 0, HR4 9, HR9 and LD3. http://acornfund.co.uk/ Deadline 30th September 2014 http://www.monbs.com/uploads/publications/900.pdf

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People’s Postcode Trust Small Grants Programme (Scotland, Wales, East & West Midlands)

The People’s Postcode Trust has announced that its small grants programme has will re-open for applications on the 7th July 2014. Through its small grants programme, the Trust offers grants of between £500 and £20,000 (£5,000 in Wales) to small organisations and community groups for projects lasting up to 1 year (for organisations in Wales […]

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New Llais y Goedwig website

Llais y Goedwig, the community woodland group network for Wales, is proud to launch a new website this month. You can visit it here This new website will be online the hub for community woodlands in Wales – the place to go to find and share the latest news, events, opportunities and resources about Welsh […]

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