Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Green Flag Award for Nant Llwynog Park

Congratulations to the Friends of Nant Llwynog Park in Bedlinog which has just been awarded a Green Flag by Keep Wales Tidy.  The prestigious award is the international mark of a quality park or green space.

Monday, 15 July 2019

Job Vacancy - Cwm Taf Care and Repair

We currently have a vacancy at Cwm Taf Care & Repair
35 Hours Per Week
Current Salary - £17,729 per annum 
Application Pack
Application Form
Equality & Diversity Form

If you would like further information regarding this post
please contact Jolene Smith on 01443 755696

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 26th July 2019
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 8th August 2019
Start Date: Immediate Start

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Social Enterprise Assist Fund

 SE Assist fund is affordable finance and localised support to help social enterprises grow. The Fund is now open for applications until 27th August. To apply, please visit the SE-Assist website

 Successful applicants receive:

·         An interest free loan from £10,000 - £30,000 (with the potential to borrow more at 6.5%)

·         Financial management support

·         Peer support from a network of ambitious local social enterprises and more


  • be based within Wales
  • have a social impact that addresses a local social or environmental need, in line with the non-profit social enterprise definition set out above
  • turnover less than £500,000 pa (over the last three years) for the organisation, or specific initiative, for which you are applying
  • have borrowing powers as defined in your constitution
  • have, or be working towards, a sustainable business model
  • be seeking support for organisational growth or sustainability
  • have a clear need for package of support that SE-Assist will provide
  • outline how the loan will be used and repaid
Live Q&A session with funders

We would also like to invite anyone interested, to take part in an online Q&A session that we’ll be hosting on Wednesday 17th July at 2.30pm (joining details to follow). This will give businesses the opportunity to ask questions and help them to prepare their submission. Please let Abi at CAF Venturesome know if you would like to join the call at


Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Trustees Required at Trinity Childcare and Family Centre

Trinity Childcare and Family Centre based in Aberfan, a registered childcare setting offering a range of childcare, family and community support. To continue to develop the Centre, its aims and objectives we are looking to recruit additional trustees.

Anyone interested can give us a ring on 01443 693777, where we would be delighted to talk about Trinity, its developments and how you can help.

Further information here

Thursday, 27 June 2019

Welsh Ambulance Service - Engaging with Carers event 18 July 2019

At the Red House, Merthyr Tydfil.
More information here

Merthyr Valleys Homes Careers Fair

Merthyr Valleys Homes are holding their first Careers Fayre next Thursday 4th July, 2.30pm – 4.30pm at they MVH offices in Gellideg.

Come and find out more about our 6 weeks of summer programme, which will provide opportunity to attend work placements through all departments within Merthyr Valleys Homes.

For more information contact:

More information here

Saturday, 15 June 2019

We are recruiting


£23,398 per annum (pro rata)
21 hours per week - fixed term contract until 31.03.20

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic community development officer to be part of the integrated Calon Las Community Zone in Merthyr Tydfil.  The postholder will be instrumental in developing a neighbourhood network and supporting new and existing groups within the locality.  Operating as part of the Information and Advice service, this is an exciting opportunity for the right individual and we would welcome enquiries.

For further details and an application pack please contact Carol Hindley at VAMT on 01685 353900 or email

The closing date for applications:  Wednesday 26 June 2019 (Noon).
Interview date:  Friday 5th July

Registered Charity 1118403
Company Limited by Guarantee 6058360

Rydym yn recriwtio


£23,398 per annum (pro rata)
21 awr yr wythnos – contract cyfnod penodol hyd at 31.03.20

Rydym yn edrych am swyddog datblygu cymunedol profiadol ac egnïol i fod yn rhan o  Barth Cymunedol integredig Calon Las ym Merthyr Tudful. Bydd deiliad y swydd yn allweddol er mwyn datblygu rhwydwaith cymunedol a chefnogi grwpiau newydd a chyfredol yn yr ardal. Mae’r swydd yn rhan o’r Gwasanaeth Gwybodaeth a Chynghori ac yn gyfle cyffrous ar gyfer yr unigolyn cywir. Rydym yn croesawu ymholiadau. 

Am ragor o fanylion  ac am becyn ymgeisio, cysylltwch â Carol Hindley yn GGMT ar 01685 353900 neu e-bostiwch

Dyddiad cau ar gyfer ceisiadau: dydd Mercher 26 Mehefin 2019 (hanner Dydd).
Dyddiad Cyfweld: Dydd Gwener 5 Gorffennaf

Elusen Gofrestredig 1118403
Cwmni Cyfyngedig drwy Warant 6058360

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Adopt an allotment

Have you ever fancied growing fruit/veg in your own allotment?

Merthyr Valleys Homes are looking for individuals to adopt a plot at at the Cae'r Wern Allotments and would love to hear from any interested parties.

You don't have to be a tenant of Merthyr Valleys Homes to benefit from this opportunity.

Thursday, 6 June 2019

Co-op's Local Community Fund

Are you aware of Co-op's Local Community Fund?

They are currently open for applications. If you were successful all Co-op customers can choose your cause to donate a percentage of their shopping to every time they make a purchase. 

For full details please click here